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

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, about 1 year ago | add a painting


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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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+
qian4 =
qi + an4

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

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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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, about 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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


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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