ye3
= y + e3
also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
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At a first glance, has nothing to do with an excavator. But there are two hints: The shovel () and the dinosaur bone (), two typical excavator accessories.


Composition: 也 = ㇆ + 丨 + 乚

ye3 =
y + e3

surname Ye | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ye3 =
y + e3

also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is helping an excavator in the Erechtheion. Together they are excavating a dinosaur bone: Rosa turns the earth with a plough, while the excavator moves the earth with a shovel. - 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

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
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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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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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 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: 2

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
e3

In the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ye3

xu3
perhaps / maybe (HSK level 4)

ye3

ba4
(reduplicated) whether... or... / never mind / fine (indicating acceptance or resignation)

ye3

men2
Yemen

kong1

kong1

ru2

ye3
as empty as anything (idiom); completely bereft / to have nothing / vacuous / hollow / empty (argument, head etc)

zai4

ye3
(not) any more

wei2

ye3

na4
Vienna, capital of Austria

ye3

jiu4

shi4

shuo1
in other words / that is to say / so / thus

zhi1

hu1

zhe3

ye3
four common characters of classical Chinese (idiom); fig. semi-incomprehensible talk / double Dutch / all Greek to me

man3

kou3

zhi1

hu1

zhe3

ye3
mouth full of literary phrases / to spout the classics

bu4

ti2

ye3

ba4
best not to mention it / drop it / never mind / let's not talk about it

tang3

zhe5

ye3

zhong4

qiang1
(lit.) to get shot even when lying down / (fig.) to get unjustly ridiculed, attacked, implicated in sth etc while just being present (Internet slang) / abbr. to 躺槍|躺枪[tang3 qiang1]

tuo2

si1

tuo3

ye3

fu1

si1

ji1
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881), great Russian novelist, author of Crime and Punishment 罪與罰|罪与罚[Zui4 yu3 Fa2] / also written 陀思妥耶夫斯基[Tuo2 si1 tuo3 ye1 fu1 si1 ji1]

shi2

se4

xing4

ye3
Appetite and lust are only natural (Mencius 6A:4). / By nature we desire food and sex.

ti1

ye3

er3
Adolphe Thiers

ye3

bu4

li4

wai4
is no exception

ye3

jiu4

shi4
that is / i.e.

ye3

you3

jin1

tian1
(coll.) to get one's just deserts / to serve sb right / to get one's share of (good or bad things) / every dog has its day

lai2

er2

bu4

wang3

fei1

li3

ye3
not to reciprocate is against etiquette (classical) / to respond in kind

wu2

sheng1

ye3

you3

ya2

,

er2

zhi1

ye3

wu2

ya2
Life is short, learning is limitless / Ars longa, vita brevis

cheng2

ye3

xiao1

he2

,

bai4

ye3

xiao1

he2
lit. raised up by Xiao He, cast down by Xiao He (idiom), alluding to Han Xin 韓信|韩信[Han2 Xin4] being made Grand General 大將軍|大将军[da4 jiang1 jun1] / fig. a situation where one's success and failure are both due to the same factor

Example sentences for

 
King - want - suitable - weapon - ? - Actually - not-hard
The king wants a suitable weapon? Actually, it is no problem
 
if - does not give in to - control - anyway - good - on the spot - capture - apprehend
Even if he does not give in here, we can anyway on the spot seize him
 
have not - king - command - who - too - cannot - go
Without an order from the king no one can go
 
great king - we - also - want - go - take - us - together - go
Great king, we want to go as well! Take us with you
 
we - too - can - go to heaven - ?
Can we go to heaven too?
 
devil - monkey - stop - furious - Nezha - third prince - come
To stop the devil monkey's furious behaviour, third prince Nezha is coming
 
landscape - actually - pretty good
The landscape is actually pretty nice

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