yin1 =
y + (e)n1

surname Yin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yin1 =
y + (e)n1

overcast (weather) / cloudy / shady / Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang) / negative (electric.) / feminine / moon / implicit / hidden / genitalia | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yin1 =
y + (e)n1

old variant of 陰|阴[yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

(classical) to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

cloud / CL:朵[duo3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) had a little accident just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She blew up her capacitor (二), and now there's smoke (clouds; 云) everywhere. To be able to breathe, she puts on her fake nose (厶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 Sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

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

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


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appears as component in

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

y

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


yin1

mou2
plot / conspiracy (HSK level 6)

yin1

yang2

guai4

qi4
eccentric / peculiar / mystifying

yin1

li4
lunar calendar

yin1

yu4
gloomy

yin1

cha1

yang2

cuo4
an accident arising from many causes (idiom); a freak combination of factors

guang1

yin1
time available

yin1

chen2
gloomy

yin1

jian1
the nether world / Hades

yin1

bu4
genitalia

yin1

ji2
cathode / negative electrode (i.e. emitting electrons)

shu4

yin1
shade (of a tree)

hui4

yin1
perineum

yin1

ying3
shadow / fig. a traumatic experience that haunts someone

yin1

yang2
yin and yang

yin1

an4

mian4
the dark side (of society etc)

yin1

hun2
ghost / spirit

yin1

di4
clitoris

yin1

mai2
haze

yin1

nang2
scrotum

yin1

dao4
vagina

yin1

mao2
pubic hair

yin1
湿
shi1
dark and moist

yin1

feng1
to raise an ill wind

yin1

gong1
hidden merits

yin1

xian3

du2

la4
treacherous and murderous

yin1

sen1
gloomy / sinister / eerie

yin1

jing1
penis

yin1

leng3
gloomy and cold

yin1

hu4
vulva

yin1

cao2
hell / the inferno

yang2

feng4

yin1

wei2
outward devotion but inner opposition (idiom); to pay lip service / to agree overtly, but oppose in secret

yin1

an4
dim / dark / dismal / gloomy / somber / murky / shadowy (side)

yin1

xing4
feminine

yin1

yun2
dark cloud

yin1

rou2
gentle and reserved / soft / feminine

yin1

liang2
shady

yin1

xian3
treacherous / sinister

yin1

tian1
cloudy day / overcast sky

yin1

li2

zi3
negative ion

yin1

du2
sinister / insidious

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