wei4
= w + ei4
taste / smell / classifier for drugs (in TCM)
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Oh that smell!

While looking at this picture, it really helps to imagine the smell of mandarins.


Composition: 味 = 口 + 未

wei4 =
w + ei4

taste / smell / classifier for drugs (in TCM) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus is wondering about that strange smell in the bathroom of the Eiffel tower. He can't quite place it. The smell is from Ai Weiwei's new installation: A tower of mandarins. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
about 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
about 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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味 bw dec50e5cae3d45893e4ba68319001eed2b732b257bc55d0752757dcd2deecf99

is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

w

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ei4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


wei4

dao5
flavor / smell / hint of (HSK level 4)

kou3

wei4
a person's preferences / tastes (in food) / flavor (HSK level 5)

qu4

wei4
fun / interest / delight / taste / liking / preference (HSK level 6)

qi4

wei4
odor / scent (HSK level 6)

zi1

wei4
taste / flavor / feeling (HSK level 6)

jin1

jin1

you3

wei4
with keen interest pleasure (idiom); with gusto / to relish / eagerly / with great interest (HSK level 6)

yi4

wei4

zhe5
to signify / to mean / to imply (HSK level 6)

feng1

wei4
distinctive flavor / distinctive style (HSK level 6)

yi4

wei4
meaning / implication / flavor / overtone

wei4

jing1
monosodium glutamate (MSG)

nai4

ren2

xun2

wei4
thought-provoking / worth thinking over / to provide food for thought

mei3

wei4
delicious / delicious food / delicacy

hui2

wei4

wu2

qiong2
leaving a rich aftertaste / (fig.) memorable / lingering in memory

wu2

wei4
tasteless / odorless

ni4

wei5
tired of sth / fed up with

tian2

wei4

ji4
sweetener (food additive)

ru4

wei4
tasty / to be absorbed in sth / interesting

hui2

wei4
to reflect on / to ponder over / aftertaste

shan1

zhen1

hai3

wei4
exotic delicacies / luxury foodstuff from distant locations

mei3

wei4

ke3

kou3
delicious / tasty

wan2

wei4
to ruminate / to ponder subtleties

ren2

qing2

wei4
real human interest

guai4

wei4
strange odor

jiu3

wei4
smell of alcohol / flavoring of rum or other liquor in food / aroma or nose (of wine)

pin3

wei4
to sample / to taste / to appreciate / one's taste (i.e. in music, literature, fashion, food and drink etc) / good taste

wei4

jue2
basic taste

ku3

wei4
bitter taste / bitterness

wei4

tong2

jiao2

la4
tastes as if one is chewing wax (idiom) / tasteless / insipid

ti3

wei4
body odor / to appreciate a subtle taste

tian2

wei4
sweetness

wei4

r5
taste

yun4

wei4
implicit charm in rhyme or sound / hinted appeal / interest

yi4

wei4

shen1

chang2
profound / significant / meaningful

fa2

wei4
tedious

wei4

lei3
taste bud(s)

ye3

wei4
game / wild animals and birds hunted for food or sport

tiao2

wei4

pin3
seasoning / flavoring

yuan2

zhi1

yuan2

wei4
original / authentic / lit. original juices, original flavor

xiang1

wei4
fragrance / bouquet / sweet smell / CL:股[gu3]

chou4

wei4
stink / fumes

Example sentences for

 
I - first - taste - what - flavor
I'll try them
 
monkey - head - oven - inside - feeling - how
Monkey head, how does it feel inside of the furnace?

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