mei2
= m + ei2
(negative prefix for verbs) / have not / not
first:
«
previous:

featured image for 殳
featured image for 没
next:

featured image for 月
last:
»

Begging for mercy

Here's , another character you'll learn just because it is so frequent. You'll learn how to recognize it, but not necessarily how to write it. This comic fills the gap. From "mei2" follows "Mahatma Gandhi just inside the entrance of the Eiffel tower". And what does he do there? He's being carried out because he has no money, but he tries to trade a bottle of water and a halberd. Thus, this gives and , and there's not much more to .


Composition: 没 = 殳 + 氵

mei2 =
m + ei2

(negative prefix for verbs) / have not / not | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi is being carried out of the Eiffel tower, and he just passed the entrance. He is not allowed to enter, because he has no money. He begs to be allowed to enter and tries to trade a bottle of water and a halberd for a ticket. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

mo4 =
m + o4

drowned / to end / to die / to inundate | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
shu1 =
shu + Ø1

surname Shu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shu1 =
shu + Ø1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) is practising his martial arts skills in front of the space station (-1). He's a specialist in the combined halberd (symbol for 殳) boxing style, and practises smashing tables (几) with his sucker punch (symbol for 又). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
ji1 =
ji + Ø1

small table | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc (ji-) is sitting at a small table (几) in front of the space station (-1) and having tea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

ji1 =
ji + Ø1

almost | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ji3 =
ji + Ø3

how much / how many / several / a few | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

没 order 289ea5e2730c88b03c3eaf5c61623561c15be169ef3014a4c7507afa9d571004

is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

m

Mahatma Gandhi - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei2

Just inside the entrance of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

In the Eiffel tower's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting

o4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


mei2

guan1

xi5
it doesn't matter (HSK level 1)

mei2

zhe2
at one's wit's end / unable to find a way out (HSK level 6)

mai2

mo4
to engulf / to bury / to overlook / to stifle / to neglect / to fall into oblivion (HSK level 6)

yan1

mo4
to submerge / to drown / to flood / to drown out (also fig.) (HSK level 6)

mei2

shen2

me5
nothing / it doesn't matter / it's nothing / never mind

mei2

shen2

me5
variant of 沒甚麼|没什么[mei2 shen2 me5]

chen2

mo4
to sink

mei2

pu3
to have no idea about sth / to lack bounds or limits / to be unreliable or unsettled

mei2

fa3
at a loss / unable to do anything about it / to have no choice

mei2

shi4
it's not important / it's nothing / never mind / to have nothing to do / to be free / to be all right (out of danger or trouble)

mei2

yong4
useless

mei2

lian3
ashamed / embarrassed / not having the face (to meet people) / not daring (out of shame)

yin3

mo4
to vanish gradually / to disappear / to fade out

mei2

shuo1

de5
really good

zi4

tao3

mei2

qu4
to invite a snub / to court a rebuff

cong2

mei2
never (in the past) / never did

mo4

luo4
to decline / to wane

mei2

cuo4
that's right / sure! / rest assured! / that's good / can't go wrong

mo4

shou1
to confiscate / to have sth confiscated / to forfeit

tun1

mo4
to embezzle / to swallow up / to engulf

mei2

qu4
embarrassing / dull / unsatisfactory

shen2

chu1

gui3

mo4
lit. Gods appear and devils vanish (idiom); to appear and disappear unpredictably / to change rapidly

mei2

xi4
(coll.) not a chance / no way / hopeless

jin4

mo4
to immerse / to swamp

quan2

jun1

fu4

mo4
total defeat of an army (idiom); fig. a complete wipe-out

mei2

yi4

si5
boring / of no interest

mei2

ming4
to lose one's life / to die / recklessly / desperately

mei2

wan2

mei2

liao3
without end / incessantly / on and on

yan1

mo4
to bury / to submerge / to pass into oblivion / to obliterate / to annihilate (physics)

mei2

jing1

da3

cai3
listless / dispirited / washed out / also written 沒精打彩|没精打彩

chu1

mo4
to come and go / to roam about (mostly unseen) / (of a ghost) to haunt (a place) / (of a criminal) to stalk (the streets) / (of the sun) to rise and set

mei2

jin4
to have no strength / to feel weak / exhausted / feeling listless / boring / of no interest

gong1

bu4

ke3

mo4
one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)

mei2

you3
haven't / hasn't / doesn't exist / to not have / to not be

mei2

shi4

r5
to have spare time / free from work / it's not important / it's nothing / never mind

mei2

zhi4
hopeless / helpless / incurable / fantastic / out of this world

fu4

mo4
annihilated / capsized

mei2

lai2

you2
without any reason / for no reason

mei2

ren2

wei4

r5
erhua variant of 沒人味|没人味[mei2 ren2 wei4]

cong2

lai2

mei2

you3
have never / never before

Example sentences for

 
I, old Sun - do not - have - one - hand-fitting - weapon
I do not have a suitable weapon
 
I - here - indeed - not - have - heavier - weapon - anymore
Indeed I do not have any heavier weapon
 
have not - king - command - who - too - cannot - go
Without an order from the king no one can go
 
shut up - don't tell me - haven't - I - great sage the equal of heaven - 's - seat
Shut up! Don't tell me there's no seat for me, the Great Sage the Equal to Heaven?
 
what - great sage the equal of heaven - not - hear - ever
What Great Sage the Equal of Heaven? I have never heard of him
 
Jade Emperor - old man - you - eye - inside - haven't - I - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven
Old man Jade Emperor, you don't have me, the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven, in your eyes
 
what - great sage the equal of heaven - not - hear - ever
What Great Sage the Equal of Heaven? I have never heard of him

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.