ya1
= y + a1
fork / branch / bifurcation / girl
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There she is!

The next character I want to cover is , so let's handle first. It is used in the word , "girl".

Because "girl" is too general to serve as a vivid mnemonic device, I instead chose to go with the appearance of to find a mnemonic. I think it looks just like a dowsing rod, and that's how I'll easily remember it.

In this picture I like how the rays of the lighthouse form kind of a halo for Maud. It occurred to me when I was almost finished with it. Maud is perfectly sure she found the right girl, but the rod is pointing in the wrong direction, isn't it?


can not be decomposed into smaller units.

ya1 =
y + a1

fork / branch / bifurcation / girl | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is playing a game with a girl in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse. Blindfolded, Maud Younger is supposed to find the girl with a dowsing rod. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


huang2

mao2

ya1

tou5
silly little girl

ya1

tou5
girl / servant girl / (used deprecatingly, but sometimes also as a term of endearment)

jiao3

ya1

zi5
(coll.) foot

ya1

huan5
servant girl / maid

ya1

tou5

pian4

zi5
(coll.) silly girl / little girl

ya1

ji4
bun (of hair) / topknot

ya1

ba1

r5
fork (of a tree, road, argument etc) / bifurcation / fork junction

sa1

ya1

zi5
(dialect) to rush off / to scamper off double-quick / to take to one's heels / to make oneself scarce

zhi1

ya1
variant of 枝椏|枝桠[zhi1 ya1]

ya1

huan5
servant girl / maid

ya1

ting3
(Beijing dialect) bastard / damned

ya1

cha4
fork (of a tree) / tool made of forked wood

Example sentences for

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