la4 =
l + a4

to leave out / to be missing / to leave behind or forget to bring / to lag or fall behind | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

luo4 =
lu + o4

to fall or drop / (of the sun) to set / (of a tide) to go out / to lower / to decline or sink / to lag or fall behind / to fall onto / to rest with / to get or receive / to write down / whereabouts / settlement | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Lenny Lemur tried to grow some artificial lawn in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom, but to no avail. He even put up a star for the light and provided bottled water, but the artificial lawn didn't grow. To make matters worse, the star is about to fall into the bathroom's well. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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luo4 =
lu + o4

surname Luo / old name of several rivers (in Henan, Shaanxi, Sichuan and Anhui) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ge4 =
g + e4

each / every | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Each and every one of us is made of atoms, of which most were created in a star (from lighter atoms). That's why I choose to represent this character by a star. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes is stepping on a mandarin with high heels in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. As he squeezes, the mandarin suddenly explodes in a rain of stars. Each and every one of them is shining brighter than the others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
lu

Lenny Lemur - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


jiang4

luo4
to descend / to land (HSK level 5)

luo4

hou4
to fall behind / to lag (in technology etc) / backward / to retrogress (HSK level 5)

jiao3

luo4
nook / corner (HSK level 6)

duo4

luo4
to degrade / to degenerate / to become depraved / corrupt / a fall from grace (HSK level 6)

luo4

cheng2
to complete a construction project (HSK level 6)

luo4

shi2
practical / workable / to implement / to carry out / to decide (HSK level 6)

diu1

san1

la4

si4
forgetful / empty-headed (HSK level 6)

luo4

kuan3
inscription with name, date, or short sentence, on a painting, gift, letter etc

da4

qi3

da4

luo4
(of market prices etc) to rapidly fluctuate (idiom) / volatile / significant ups and downs / roller coaster

bai4

luo4
decline (in wealth and position)

shui3

luo4

shi2

chu1
As the water recedes, the rocks appear (idiom); the truth comes to light / When facts are known, doubts dissipate. / Murder will out. / Name of a CCTV soap opera set in police station

tuo1

luo4
to drop off / to come off / to lose (hair etc) / to omit (a character when writing)

lun2

luo4
to degenerate / impoverished / to fall (into poverty) / to be reduced (to begging)

luo4

wu3
to fall behind the ranks / to be outdated

luo4

zuo4
to sit down / to take a seat

luo4

cha1
drop in elevation / gap / disparity

gan1

jing4

li4

luo5
squeaky clean / neat and tidy / efficient

xia4

luo4

bu4

ming2
unaccounted / unknown whereabouts

luo4

bang3
to fail the imperial exams / to flunk

luo4

chao2
(of a tide) to ebb or go out

lao4

kong1
to fail to achieve something / to be fruitless

luo4

kong4
to omit / to neglect

luo4

kong1
to fail / to fall through / to come to nothing

luo4

jiao3
to stay for a time / to stop over / to lodge / to sink down (into soft ground) / left-overs

cun1

luo4
village

diao4

luo4
to fall down

yi2

luo4
to leave behind (inadvertently) / to forget / to omit / to leave out

qi1

ling2

ba1

luo4
(idiom) everything broken and in disorder

luo4

mo4
lonely / desolate

gao4

yi1

duan4

luo4
to come to the end of a phase (idiom)

xi1

luo4
to taunt / to ridicule / to jeer at / to treat coldly / to abandon

luo4

lei4
to shed tears / to weep

luo4

shui3
to fall into water / to sink / overboard / fig. to degenerate / to sink (into depravity) / to go to the dogs

li4

luo5
agile / nimble / all settled / in order

luo4

mu4
the curtain drops / the end of the show

liu2

luo4
to wander about destitute / to be stranded

san4

luo4
to disperse / to fall scattered / to sprinkle

die1

luo4
to fall / to drop

luo4

xuan3
to fail to be chosen (or elected) / to lose an election

luo4

ye4
dead leaves / to lose leaves (of plants) / deciduous

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