wei4
= w + ei4
not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep
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The waiting is the hardest part

Ai Weiwei () is waiting to be freed, which unfortunately has not yet () happened.


Composition: 未 = 一 + 木

wei4 =
w + ei4

not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Shortly after finishing a new installation in the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Ai Weiwei is imprisoned by Willy Walrus, because—out of all places—Ai Weiwei put his new installation right into Willy Walrus's toilet. Ai Weiwei's installation is a Christmas tree with a tiny, slightly tilted flute on top. Ai Weiwei would really, really like to correct the tilted flute, but so far, Willy Walrus has not yet let him out. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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


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yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a 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


=
丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=
丿
+
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


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+
shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - 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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+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

未 order eea264097632fdf61ed1c67ca790a95cc88d983ab4b78be030b85620858ed7e4

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


wei4

lai2
future / tomorrow / CL:個|个[ge4] / approaching / coming / pending (HSK level 5)

wei4

bi4
not necessarily / maybe not (HSK level 5)

wei4

mian3
unavoidably / can't help / really / rather (HSK level 6)

wei4

neng2
cannot / to fail to / unable to

shi3

liao4

wei4

ji2
not expected at the outset (idiom) / unforeseen / to be surprised by the turn of events

qian2

suo3

wei4

wen2
unheard-of / unprecedented

wei4

hun1

qi1
fiancée

wei4

hun1

fu1
fiancé

wei4

liao3
unfinished / outstanding (business) / unfulfilled

ru3

xiu4

wei4

gan1
smell of mother's milk not yet dried (idiom); immature and inexperienced / still wet behind the ears

qian2

suo3

wei4

jian4
unprecedented / never seen before

xuan2

er2

wei4

jue2
pending a decision / hanging in the balance

wei4

zhi1
unknown

wen2

suo3

wei4

wen2
unheard of / an extremely rare and unprecedented event

wei4

yu3

chou2

mou2
lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); fig. to plan ahead / to prepare for a rainy day

lei2

ke4

ya3

wei4

ke4
Reykjavik, capital of Iceland

cong2

wei4
never

wei4

jing1
not (yet)

wei4

lai2

pai4
Futurism (artistic and social movement of the 20th century)

shang4

wei4
not yet / still not

wei4

zhi1

shu4
unknown quantity

wei4

chang2
not ever / not necessarily

qian2

suo3

wei4

you3
unprecedented

wei4

jue2
as yet undecided / unsolved / still outstanding

wei4

ding4
undecided / indeterminate / still in doubt

wei4

cheng2

nian2

ren2
minor (i.e. person under 18)

wei4

sui4
unsuccessful (attempt) / attempted (murder, suicide)

wei4

hun1
unmarried

wei4

ceng2
never before

yi4

you2

wei4

jin4
to wish to continue sth / to have not fully expressed oneself

yi3

wei4
thirty second year B8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1955 or 2015

wei4

lao3

xian1

shuai1
to age prematurely

wei4

jing4
unfinished / incomplete

wei4

ming2
unnamed / unidentified

kuang4

gu3

wei4

you3
never before in the whole of history (idiom) / unprecedented

shi2

chen5

wei4

dao4
the time has not yet come

shan4

you3

shan4

bao4

,

e4

you3

e4

bao4

,

ruo4

ran2

bu4

bao4

shi2

chen2

wei4

dao4
Good has its reward and evil has its recompense. The payback is just a matter of time

fang1

xing1

wei4

ai4
flourishing and still in the ascendant (idiom); rapidly expanding / still growing strong / on the up

fang1

xing1

wei4

yi3
flourishing and still in the ascendant (idiom); rapidly expanding / still growing strong / on the up

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

Example sentences for

 
you - fetus - hair - not yet - dry - say - what - big - language
You fetus, your hair is not even dry yet and you still dare to speak such big words?
 
in this way - unavoidably - the gains do not make up for the losses
In this way it is unavoidable that the gains do not make up for the losses
 
small - deity - never before - far - welcome - guilty
This small deity never before greeted the goddesses even from far away. I'm guilty

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