yuan2
= yu + an2
unit of money (in PRC: Chinese yuan, in USA: dollar, etc) / primary / first
first:
«
previous:

featured image for 祝
featured image for 元
next:

featured image for 园
last:
»

Sun Wukong strikes again

I really like to paint pictures with Sun Wukong! He's so mischievous.


Composition: 元 = 二 + 儿

yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan / the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

unit of money (in PRC: Chinese yuan, in USA: dollar, etc) / primary / first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wu Kong offers Aphrodite a coin just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. As Aphrodite takes it, she's literally shocked: Sun Wu Kong hooked up a capacitor to it to play a bad joke on her, and he's laughing his ass off. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=
丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

元 bw 71fca4db41ec7661da548b9ee7b867c6e6f8234d76375efb7834e0bc796c77ee

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


gong1

yuan2
CE (Common Era) / Christian Era / AD (Anno Domini) (HSK level 5)

yuan2

dan4
New Year's Day (HSK level 5)

dan1

yuan2
unit / entrance number / staircase (for residential buildings) (HSK level 5)

yuan2

shou3
head of state (HSK level 6)

yuan2

su4
element / element of a set / chemical element (HSK level 6)

duo1

yuan2

hua4
diversification / pluralism / to diversify (HSK level 6)

yuan2

xiao1

jie2
Lantern Festival, the final event of the Spring Festival 春節|春节, on 15th of first month of the lunar calendar (HSK level 6)

hua4

xue2

yuan2

su4
chemical element

yin2

yuan2
flat silver (former coinage) / also written 銀圓|银圆 / silver dollar

gong1

yuan2

qian2
BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)

yuan2

xun1
leading light / founding father / principal proponent

yuan2

xun1
leading light / founding father / principal proponent / also written 元勳|元勋

han2

yuan2
Won (Korean currency)

ji4

yuan2
beginning of an era

yi1

yuan2
single variable (math.) / univariate

yuan2

shuai4
marshal (in the army)

yuan2

xiong1
chief offender / main culprit

mei3

yuan2
American dollar / US dollar

yuan2

jian4
element / component

duo1

yuan2
poly- / multi- / multielement / multivariant / multivariate (math.)

wei1

liang4

yuan2

su4
trace element (chemistry)

yuan2

yin1
vowel

zhong4

yuan2

su4
heavy element (such as uranium)

xi1

you3

yuan2

su4
trace element (nutrition)

yuan2

qi4
strength / vigor / vitality / original vital breath (TCM)

xin1

ji4

yuan2
New Age (movement)

xin1

ji4

yuan2
new era / new epoch

shen2

jing1

yuan2
neuron

yuan2

nian2
first year of Emperor's reign

ou1

yuan2
Euro (currency)

da4

yuan2

shuai4
generalissimo

er4

yuan2
two yuan / two dollars / binary

yuan2

lao3
grandee / old leadership / chief figure (in a gerontocracy)

ri4

yuan2
Japanese yen (unit of currency) / also written 日圓|日圆

zhuang4

yuan2
top scorer in the palace examination (highest rank of the Imperial examination system) / see 榜眼[bang3 yan3] and 探花[tan4 hua1] / top scorer in college entrance examination 高考[gao1 kao3]

duo1

yuan2

lun4
pluralism, philosophical doctrine that the universe consists of different substances

yuan2

yue4
first month (of either lunar or Western calendars)

yuan2

shan1
Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea

yuan2

bao3
Yuanbao district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市[Dan1 dong1 shi4], Liaoning

yuan2

xiao1
Lantern Festival / night of the 15th of the first lunar month / see also 元夜[yuan2 ye4] / sticky rice dumplings

There are no example sentences for this character.

See on (opens in new window/tab)

Hanzicraft
MDBG
The English Wikipedia
The English Wiktionary
stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw
Tatoeba

Log in to write the first comment.