you4
= y + ou4
(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway
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The battle for women's suffrage

My mnemonic for is a graphical one: I think looks a bit like a boxing glove, and a boxing glove is easy to integrate in other mnemonics. Plus, is a grammatical character not conveying meaning in itself, but used to build the structure of a sentence and as such hard to draw as a picture. If you want to find out more about the use of , you can just feed your favourite search engine with " grammar" or look at the entries at this Chinese grammar wiki.


Composition: 又 = ㇇ + ㇏

you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

又 order cc2d72c4bb1491e4aa33237da48aa3e8dd95f51c4555490bf8d8cdfe605220b5

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xuan2

zhi1

you4

xuan2
mystery within a mystery / the mysteries of the Dao according to Laozi 老子

you4

lai2

le5
Here we go again.

you4

ji2
P.S. / postscript

you4

ming2
also known as / alternative name / to also be called

you4

chao3

you4

nao4
to make a lot of noise / to be disorderly

you4

xiang3

dang1

biao3

zi5

you4

xiang3

li4

pai2

fang1
lit. to lead the life of a whore but still want a monument put up to one's chastity (idiom) / fig. to have bad intentions but still want a good reputation / to want to have one's cake and eat it too

you4

cheng1
also known as

you4

hong2

you4

zhong3
to be red and swollen (idiom)

you4

yao4

ma3

r5

hao3

,

you4

yao4

ma3

r5

bu4

chi1

cao3
see 又要馬兒跑,又要馬兒不吃草|又要马儿跑,又要马儿不吃草[you4 yao4 ma3 r5 pao3 , you4 yao4 ma3 r5 bu4 chi1 cao3]

you4

yao4

ma3

r5

pao3

,

you4

yao4

ma3

r5

bu4

chi1

cao3
lit. you can't expect the horse to run fast but not let it graze (idiom) / fig. you can't have your cake and eat it, too

yi1

ci4

you4

yi1

ci4
repeatedly / over and over again

yi1

bo1

wei4

ping2

,

yi1

bo1

you4

qi3
before the first wave subsides, a new wave rises (idiom); a new problem arises before the old is solved / many twists and turns to a story / one thing after another

yi1

bian4

you4

yi1

bian4
over and over

shao3

zhi1

you4

shao3
very few / very little

ji4

yao4

dang1

biao3

zi5

you4

yao4

li4

pai2

fang1
see 又想當婊子又想立牌坊|又想当婊子又想立牌坊[you4 xiang3 dang1 biao3 zi5 you4 xiang3 li4 pai2 fang1]

po4

wu1

you4

zao1

lian2

ye4

yu3
see 屋漏偏逢連夜雨|屋漏偏逢连夜雨[wu1 lou4 pian1 feng2 lian2 ye4 yu3]

hua4

you4

shuo1

hui2

lai5
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow

shuo1

shi4

yi1

hui2

shi4

,

zuo4

you4

shi4

ling4

wai4

yi1

hui2

shi4
Saying is one thing, doing quite another (idiom)

shuo1

shi4

yi1

hui2

shi4

,

er2

zuo4

you4

shi4

ling4

wai4

yi1

hui2

shi4
see 說是一回事,做又是另外一回事|说是一回事,做又是另外一回事[shuo1 shi4 yi1 hui2 shi4 , zuo4 you4 shi4 ling4 wai4 yi1 hui2 shi4]

pei2

le5

fu1

ren2

you4

zhe2

bing1
having given away a bride, to lose one's army on top of it (idiom) / to suffer a double loss after trying to trick the enemy

chong2

you4
once again

you4

yi1

ci4
yet again / once again / once more

ye3

huo3

shao1

bu4

jin4

,

chun1

feng1

chui1

you4

sheng1
lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb) / fig. cannot be easily eliminated / abbr. as 野火春風|野火春风[ye3 huo3 chun1 feng1]

Example sentences for

 
but - keep - at - heaven - day - long - (le) - again - will - come up - matter
But keeping him in heaven will make the days very long. There will be new troubles
 
so - is - you - again - come - to do what
So it's you! What did you come for again?
 
also - eat on the sly - Laozi - 's - gold - pill
You also pilfered Laozi's golden pills

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