ni3
= ni + Ø3
you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nin2])
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This painting features a new protagonist: Neferneferuaten Nefertiti, Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of Akhenaten, symbolizing the pronunciation initial "ni-".


Composition: 你 = 亻 + 尔

ni3 =
ni + Ø3

you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nin2]) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Nefertiti and Rosa Luxemburg are sending you a peace dove inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
almost 3 years ago


=
丿
+
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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+
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


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+
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


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+
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

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

ni

Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt Nefertiti. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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


ni3

si3

wo3

huo2
lit. you die, I live (idiom); irreconcilable adversaries / two parties cannot coexist

ni3

zheng1

wo3

duo2
lit. you fight, I snatch (idiom); to compete fiercely offering no quarter / fierce rivalry / tug-of-war

mi2

ni3

qun2
miniskirt

mi2

ni3
mini (as in mini-skirt or Mini Cooper) (loanword)

ni3

hao3
Hello! / Hi! / How are you?

ni3

men5
you (plural)

ni3

zhui1

wo3

gan3
friendly one-upmanship / to try to emulate

shen2

me5

feng1

ba3

ni3

chui1

lai2

de5
What brings you here? (idiom)

cao4

ni3

ma1
see 肏你媽|肏你妈[cao4 ni3 ma1]

ri4

ni3

ma1
see 肏你媽|肏你妈[cao4 ni3 ma1]

you3

ren2

xiang3

ni3
Bless you! (after a sneeze)

zhen1

you3

ni3

de5
You're really quite something! / You're just amazing!

gei3

ni3

dian3

yan2

se4

kan4

kan5
(I'll) teach you a lesson / put you in your place

cao4

ni3

ma1
fuck your mother (vulgar)

mi2

ni3

xing2
mini model

fei1

ni3

mo4

shu3
it's yours exclusively (idiom) / you are the one / only you deserve it / only you can do it

na2

ni3

mei2

ban4

fa3
don't know what to do with you / can't really say no to you

ni3

qing2

wo3

yuan4
to both be willing / mutual consent

ni3

wo3
you and me / us / we

ni3

kan4

zhe5

ban4

ba5
You figure it out for yourself. / Do as you please.

ni3

deng3
you all (archaic) / see also 你們|你们[ni3 men5]

ni3

zou3

ni3

de5

yang2

guan1

dao4

,

wo3

guo4

wo3

de5

du2

mu4

qiao2
you hit the high road, I'll cross the log bridge / you take the easy way, I'll follow the hard path

qu4

ni3

de5
Go to hell!

Example sentences for

 
how - can - teach - you - properly - train
How am I supposed to properly teach you how to train?
 
you - come - here - what - situation
What have you come for?
 
At - you - this - large - eastern - ocean
Under this large eastern sea
 
this - is - I - control - sea - treasure - you - not - can - take away
This is my treasure to control the waters, you cannot take it away
 
Don't tell me - you - say - (le) - not - count - ?
Don't tell me what you said doesn't count anymore?
 
you - steal - go - I - control - sea - treasure
You stole my treasure which controls the sea
 
I - will - towards - Jade Emperor - in front of - bring forward - you - a legal case
I will go to the Jade Emperor and sue you

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