er3
= Ø + Ø3
thus / so / like that / you / thou
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The dove and the crane

Learning is necessary for learning . In this picture, the crane was introduced: reminded me of the wings of a crane to the left, and the head with the beak pointing down to the right.

We'll need a symbol for when thinking of a story for . Because the meaning of —"thus / so / like that / you / thou"—can hardly be grasped by a picture, we have to find our own. In , a crane () is flying over a daisy (symbol for ). This reminded me of a peace dove, which is often depicted with some flower or grass in her beak. Therefore, will be represented as a dove in other paintings, such as in paintings for .


Composition: 尔 = ⺈ + 小

er3 =
Ø + Ø3

thus / so / like that / you / thou | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Albert Einstein wants to send a message of peace to earth from inside the space station. He wanted to give a dove a daisy so that it can bring it to earth, but the dove is late! Albert has no choice but to give it to a passing crane instead. Thus, the crane flies to earth with the daisy in his beak, just like a peace dove. - 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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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - 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


=
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,
almost 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


=

+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ou3

er3
occasionally / once in a while / sometimes (HSK level 4)

fu2

er3

mo2

si1
Sherlock Holmes, 歇洛克・福爾摩斯|歇洛克・福尔摩斯[Xie1 luo4 ke4 · Fu2 er3 mo2 si1]

gai4

er3
Gaelic / Geier or Gayer (name)

ka3

er3
Karl (name)

qiu1

ji2

er3
Winston Churchill (1874-1965), UK politican and prime minister 1940-1945 and 1951-1955 / surname Churchill

ni2

er3

sen1
Nielsen or Nelson (name)

qie4

er3
西
xi1
Chelsea

la1

er3

fu1
Ralph (name)

an1

ji2

er3
angel (loanword)

suo3

er3
Thor (Norse god of thunder)

xi1

er3

bo2

te4
David Hilbert (1862-1943), German mathematician

a1

er3

ji2

li4

ya4

ren2
Algerian

xin1

han3

bu4

shi2

er3
New Hampshire, US state

wu1

er3
Ur (Sumerian city c. 4500 BC in modern Iraq)

duo1

er3
Dole (name) / Bob Dole (1923-), US Republican politician, Kansas senator 1969-1996

wen1

bu4

er3

dun4
Wimbledon

a1

er3

sa4

si1
Alsace, French department

bo2

er3

ni2
Bern, capital of Switzerland

gao1

er3

fu1

qiu2

chang3
golf course

ai4

er3

lan2
Ireland

cha2

er3

si1

dun4
Charleston

nuo4

bei4

er3

jiang3
Nobel Prize

ying1

te4

er3
Intel

ban1

jia1

luo2

er3
Bangalore, capital of southwest Indian state Karnataka 卡納塔克邦|卡纳塔克邦[Ka3 na4 ta3 ke4 bang1]

nu3

er3

ha1

chi4
Nurhaci (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 (from 1616)

wa3

er3

te4
Walter

an1

wa3

er3
Anwar (name) / Anwar bin Ibrahim (1947-), Malaysian politician, deputy prime minister 1993-1998, imprisoned 1999-2004 on charges including alleged homosexual acts, subsequently overturned

mai4

ke4

er3
Michael (name)

mi4

er3

wo4

ji1
Milwaukee (city)

a1

er3

fa3
alpha (Greek letter Αα)

yi1

ge1

er3
Igor

wei2

ji2

er3
Virgil or Vergilius (70-19 BC), Roman poet and author of the Aeneid 埃涅阿斯紀|埃涅阿斯纪[Ai1 nie4 a1 si1 Ji4]

mo4

er3

ben3
Melbourne, Australia

na4

er3

xun4
Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), British naval hero

nuo4

bei4

er3
Nobel (Prize)

da2

er3

wen2
Charles Darwin (1809-1882), British biologist and author of "On the Origin of Species" 物種起源|物种起源[wu3 zhong3 qi3 yuan2] / Darwin, capital of Australian Northern Territory 北領地|北领地[Bei3 Ling3 di4]

wei1

er3

shi4
Wales, constituent nation of UK

er3

ge2
erg (physics) (loanword)

ka1

er3

ba1

qian1

shan1

mai4
Carpathian Mountains, 1500-km mountain range in Central and Eastern Europe

xie4

er3

gai4
Sergei (name)

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