ci4 =
c + Ø4

next in sequence / second / the second (day, time etc) / secondary / vice- / sub- / infra- / inferior quality / substandard / order / sequence / hypo- (chemistry) / classifier for enumerated events: time | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Every time the King of Chu visits the space station's bathroom, he secretly eats one of his flat mates' popsicles and leaves an IOU note instead. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: the cube.

The King of Chu (c) pulls a popsicle (冫) out of the cube (次) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and leaves an IOU note (欠) on the cube. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
bing1 =
bi + (e)ng1

"ice" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 15), occurring in 冰, 决, 次 / see also 兩點水|两点水[liang3 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr (bi) is eating a popsicle (冫) while sitting in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
qian4 =
qi + an4

deficient / to owe / to lack / yawn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is pretty annoyed by Neanderthal Man, who is quarreling with a crane in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Neanderthal Man owes the crane some money. The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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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+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


qi2

ci4
next / secondly (HSK level 4)

ci4

yao4
secondary (HSK level 5)

dang4

ci4
grade / class / quality / level (HSK level 6)

ci4

xu4
sequence / order (HSK level 6)

yi1

ci4
in order / in succession (HSK level 6)

ming2

ci4
position in a ranking of names / place / rank (HSK level 6)

ci4

pin3
substandard products / defective / seconds (HSK level 6)

lu:3

ci4
repeatedly / time and again (HSK level 6)

ceng2

ci4
arrangement of ideas / administrative level / level / stage / phase (HSK level 6)

shou3

ci4
first / first time / for the first time

chang3

ci4
the number of showings of a movie, play etc / screening / performance

er4

ci4

da4

zhan4
World War Two

ci4

deng3
second class / second rate

zao4

ci4
(literary) hurried / rash

ren2

ci4
person-times / visits / classifier for number of people participating

ci4

lu:4

suan1
hypochlorous acid HOCl (bleach)

zai4

ci4
one more time / again / one more / once again

ci4

ji2
secondary

ci4

ri4
next day / the morrow

xia4

ci4
next time

duo1

ci4
many times / repeatedly

jin3

ci4

yu2
second only to... / (in second place) preceded only by...

san1

fan1

wu3

ci4
over and over again (idiom)

ci4

nu:3
second daughter

ci4

huo4
inferior goods / substandard products

jia4

ci4
number of sorties (of military planes)

ci4

sheng1
derivative / secondary / sub-

ci4

zhang3
deputy chief

ci4

shu4
frequency / number of times / ordinal number

mei3

ci4
every time

ci3

ci4
this time

ci4

yu2
second after / second only to

shang4

ci4
last time

chu1

ci4
first / for the first time / primary / tentative

yi1

ci4

xing4
one-off (offer) / one-time / single-use / disposable (goods)

ban1

ci4
order of classes or grades at school / number of runs or flights

ci4

zi3
second son

wei4

ci4
place (in numbered sequence) / degree on employment scale

e4

huo4

ci4

ke4

hai3
Sea of Okhotsk

ci4

da4

lu4
subcontinent (e.g. the Indian subcontinent)

Example sentences for

 
you - well - at - home - drill - next time - take along - go
You practice very hard at home, we will take you along next time
 
you - is - the first time - come - they - not - recognize
You're here for the fist time, they don't recognize you
 
Jade Emperor - old man - you - three - times - two - times - bully - I, old Sun
old man Jade Emperor, you bullied me three, two times

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