gu1 =
gu + Ø1

Zizania latifolia / mushroom | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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gu1 =
gu + Ø1

lone / lonely | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is currently the space station's lone (孤) inhabitant. To feel less lonely (孤), she drew a mosquito's (孑) face on a melon (瓜) to have somebody to talk to in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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jie2 =
ji + e2

alone / mosquito larvae / small | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion Jeanne of Arc hands a prize cup to a very proud mosquito. The mosquito won a flute-playing contest. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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gua1 =
gu + a1

melon / gourd / squash | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) inspects the banana trees (⺁) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1) every day. One day, she found a very strange banana: she looked at it, and it looked like a melon (瓜). She then poked it with her finger (㇏). It felt like a melon! She then sniffed at it with her fake nose (厶). The banana smelled like a melon (瓜)! What a strange banana, Gitta thought to herself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


dan4

ba1

gu1
tobacco (loanword) (old)

ci2

gu5
arrowhead (Sagittaria subulata, a water plant)

xiang1

gu1
variant of 香菇[xiang1 gu1]

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