lian2 =
li + an2

lotus | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) wants to add lotus (莲) to the Anchor Inn's menu, so she sets up a big water tank in the kitchen (an2). In the tank she fixes sheets of artificial lawn (艹) to the bottom of the tank using chains (连) to act as scaffold for the new lotus (莲) plants. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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lian2 =
li + an2

surname Lian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lian2 =
li + an2

to link / to join / to connect / continuously / in succession / including / (used with 也, 都 etc) even / company (military) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a chain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Someone parked their car just inside Anchor Inn's entrance. Li Qingzhao is quite angry about it and locks the car up with a long and strong chain. She also leaves a pair of gladiator sandals and a note that if the driver is too bad at parking they should rather use the sandals and walk. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin is parading in a cabriolet in front of the Erectheion, because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword, in the other one he's waving with a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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chuo4 =
chu + o4

to walk (side part of split character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken tries out her new gladiator sandals in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting


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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
an2

In the Anchor Inn's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 2 months ago | add a painting

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Words with


lian2

ou3
lotus root

lian2

hua1
lotus flower (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn, among others) / water-lily

shui4

lian2
water lily

ma3

ti2

lian2
calla / calla lily

liu2

lian2
durian fruit

bai2

lian2

jiao4
White Lotus society
西
xi1

fan1

lian2
passion flower

bai2

lian2
white lotus (flower) / White Lotus society / same as 白蓮教|白莲教

yi4

chu1

lian2

hua1
Lotus (department store chain)

man4

he2

lian2

nu:3

zi3

xue2

yuan4
Mount Holyoke College (Northamptom, Massachusetts)

lin2

yi4

lian2
Sandy Lam (1966-), Hong Kong pop singer

liu2

lian2

guo3
durian fruit / also written 榴槤果|榴梿果

pan1

jin1

lian2
Pan Jinlian (name lit. Golden Lotus), heroine of Ming dynasty vernacular novel Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus 金瓶梅

ma3

li4

lian2

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meng4

lou4
Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), US actress

hong2

lian2
red lotus

hua1

lian2
Hualián or Hualien city and county on the east coast of Taiwan

hua1

lian2

shi4
Hualien city on the east coast of Taiwan

hua1

lian2

xian4
Hualián or Hualien county on the east coast of Taiwan

lian2

zi3
lotus seed

lian2

zong1
see 淨土宗|净土宗[Jing4 tu3 zong1]

lian2

hu2
Lianhu District of Xi’an 西安市[Xi1 an1 Shi4], Shaanxi

lian2

hu2

qu1
Lianhu District of Xi’an 西安市[Xi1 an1 Shi4], Shaanxi

lian2

tai2
lotus seat

lian2

hua1

bai2
(dialect) cabbage

lian2

hua1

xian4
Lianhua county in Pingxiang 萍鄉|萍乡, Jiangxi

lian2

hua1

lao4
genre of folk song with accompaniment of bamboo clappers

lian2

rong2
lotus seed paste

lian2

rong2

bao1
lotus seed bun

lian2

peng2
lotus seed head

lian2

du1
Liandu district of Lishui city 麗水市|丽水市[Li2 shui3 shi4], Zhejiang

lian2

du1

qu1
Liandu district of Lishui city 麗水市|丽水市[Li2 shui3 shi4], Zhejiang

lian2

wu4
wax apple (a reddish pear-shaped fruit)

bing4

di4

lian2
lit. twin lotus flowers on one stalk / fig. a devoted married couple

a1

lian2
Alien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan

a1

lian2

xiang1
Alien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan

xue3

lian2
snow lotus herb / Saussurea involucrata

yin2

lian2

hua1
anemone

wu3

lian2
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照[Ri4 zhao4], Shandong

wu3

lian2

xian4
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照[Ri4 zhao4], Shandong

yi3

fa3

lian2
Ephraim (city)

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