bu4 =
bu + Ø4

(negative prefix) / not / no | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bruno Bear is setting up a wind wheel with a voodoo staff in the space station's bathroom. He also puts a "forbidden" sign on it, to make clear that it may not be stopped. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

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HSK level: 1

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

bu

"bu" is for Bruno Bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


dui4

bu5

qi3
unworthy / to let down / I'm sorry / excuse me / pardon me / if you please / sorry? (please repeat) (HSK level 1)

bu4

ke4

qi5
you're welcome / don't mention it / impolite / rude / blunt (HSK level 1)

bu4

guan3
no matter (what, how) / regardless of / no matter (HSK level 4)

lai2

bu5

ji2
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth) (HSK level 4)

cha4

bu5

duo1
almost / nearly / more or less / about the same / good enough / not bad (HSK level 4)

bu4

de2

bu4
have no choice or option but to / cannot but / have to / can't help it / can't avoid (HSK level 4)

bu4

dan4
not only (... but also...) (HSK level 4)

bu4

guo4
only / merely / no more than / but / however / anyway (to get back to a previous topic) (HSK level 4)

shou4

bu4

liao3
unbearable / unable to endure / can't stand (HSK level 4)

bu4

jin3
not only (this one) / not just (...) but also (HSK level 4)

she3

bu5

de5
to hate to do sth / to hate to part with / to begrudge (HSK level 5)

shuo1

bu5

ding4
can't say for sure / maybe (HSK level 5)

bu4

mian3
inevitably (HSK level 5)

bu4

nai4

fan2
impatience / impatient (HSK level 5)

bu4

an1
unpeaceful / unstable / uneasy / disturbed / restless / worried (HSK level 5)

bu4

ru2
not equal to / not as good as / inferior to / it would be better to (HSK level 5)

bu4

hao3

yi4

si5
to feel embarrassed / to find it embarrassing / to be sorry (for inconveniencing sb) (HSK level 5)

kan4

bu5

qi3
to look down upon / to despise (HSK level 5)

ren3

bu5

zhu4
cannot help / unable to bear (HSK level 5)

bu4

zu2
insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth / cannot / should not (HSK level 5)

bu4

jian4

de5
not necessarily / not likely (HSK level 5)

bu4

yao4

jin3
unimportant / not serious / it doesn't matter / never mind / it looks all right, but (HSK level 5)

yao4

bu4
otherwise / or else / how about...? / either... (or...) (HSK level 5)

guai4

bu5

de5
no wonder! / so that's why! (HSK level 5)

bu4

ran2
not so / no / or else / otherwise / if not (HSK level 5)

bu4

bi4
need not / does not have to / not necessarily (HSK level 5)

bu4

de2

liao3
desperately serious / disastrous / extremely / exceedingly (HSK level 5)

bu4

duan4
unceasing / uninterrupted / continuous / constant (HSK level 5)

liao3

bu5

qi3
amazing / terrific / extraordinary (HSK level 5)

bu4

jin1
can't help (doing sth) / can't refrain from (HSK level 6)

bu4

kui4
to be worthy of / to deserve to be called / to prove oneself to be (HSK level 6)

bu4

zhi3
incessantly / without end / more than / not limited to (HSK level 6)

ba1

bu5

de5
(coll.) to be eager for / to long for / to look forward to (HSK level 6)

da4

bu4

liao3
at worst / if worst comes to worst / serious / alarming (HSK level 6)

qie4

er2

bu4

she3
to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth / to persevere / unflagging efforts (HSK level 6)

bu4

liao4
unexpectedly / to one's surprise (HSK level 6)

tao1

tao1

bu4

jue2
unceasing torrent (idiom) / talking non-stop / gabbling forty to the dozen (HSK level 6)

chuan1

liu2

bu4

xi1
the stream flows without stopping (idiom); unending flow (HSK level 6)

bu4

xiang4

hua4
unreasonable / shocking / outrageous (HSK level 6)

yao4

bu4

ran2
otherwise / or else / or (HSK level 6)

Example sentences for

 
King - want - suitable - weapon - ? - Actually - not-hard
The king wants a suitable weapon? Actually, it is no problem
 
But - do - not - know - king - inside the sea - can - go
But is the king able to enter the sea?
 
I, old Sun - go up - heaven - enter - earth - there is no - place - not - able
I fly to the sky, I enter the sea, there is nowhere I cannot go
 
where - have - not - can - go - location
Where is a place I cannot go?
 
where - afraid - not be able to borrow - one - suitable - weapon
There is no need to be afraid to not be able to borrow a suitable weapon
 
I, old Sun - just - not - worry - (le)
Then I don't need to worry anymore
 
Otherwise - just - eat - my, old Sun - this - one - fist
Or else taste my fist

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