yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to advance / in advance / beforehand / to prepare | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite and Zai Yu are preparing their tax reports in advance in the space station's bathroom. Aphrodite is scribbling wildly on one sheet of paper after the other, and sheets of paper are flying all over the place. Zai Yu on the other hand just fell asleep and covered himself in a lot of sheets of paper. He covered himself with a sheet he made out of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(archaic) I / me | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu3 =
yu + Ø3

to give | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Confucius's disciple 宰予 who used to sleep during Confucuis's lectures.

Aphrodite is giving a lecture in the space station, but her only listener Zai Yu fell asleep right at the start. First, Aphrodite tried to poke him with her finger. No reaction. Then she hit him with a crowbar. Again, no reaction. Finally, Aphrodite got so angry that she was close to hitting Zai Yu with two sickles. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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


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character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's just too hot in Greece for the crab, so it wants to return to the ocean. Inside of Erechtheion's bathroom, Maud Younger helps it to do so. The plan is to just flush it down the toilet. The toilet is operated with the help of wind power, but there's no wind today. Maud Younger makes short work, grabs to sheets of paper and waves them towards the wind wheel until it turns really quickly. Finally the crab can return home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


mnemonic symbol: a sheet of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


yu4

xi2
to prepare a lesson (HSK level 4)

yu4

ding4
to place an order / to book ahead (HSK level 5)

yu4

fang2
to prevent / to take precautions against / to protect / to guard against / precautionary / prophylactic (HSK level 5)

yu4

bao4
forecast (HSK level 5)

yu4

yan2
to predict / prophecy (HSK level 6)

yu4

suan4
budget (HSK level 6)

yu4

liao4
to forecast / to anticipate / expectation (HSK level 6)

yu4

qi1
to expect / to anticipate (HSK level 6)

yu4

sai4
preliminary competition / to hold preliminary heats (HSK level 6)

yu4

xian1
beforehand / in advance (HSK level 6)

gan1

yu4
to meddle / to intervene / intervention (HSK level 6)

yu4

zhao4
omen / prognosis (in medicine) (HSK level 6)

yu4

jing3
warning / early warning

yu4

shi4
to indicate / to foretell / to forebode / to betoken

yu4

ke1
preparatory course (in college)

yu4

fu4
to pay in advance / prepaid

yu4

hou4
prognosis

yu4

yue1
reservation / reserve

yu4

yan2

jia1
prophet

yu4

yan3
dummy run / to run through sth / to rehearse

chu1

hu1

yu4

liao4
beyond expectation (idiom); unexpected

yu4

ce4
to forecast / to predict

yu4

gan3
to have a premonition / premonition

yu4

bei4
to prepare / to make ready / preparation / preparatory

yu4

shou4
advance sale / to sell in advance / to book

yu4

ding4
to schedule in advance

yu4

zhi1
to pay in advance / to get payment in advance

yu4

xuan3
preselection / short-listing / primary election

yu4

jian4
to foresee / to predict / to forecast / to envision / foresight / intuition / vision

yu4

fang2

zhen1
immunization injection / fig. forewarning / heads-up / preventive measure

yu4

ji4
to forecast / to predict / to estimate

yu4

an4
Contingency plan

yu4

gu1
to estimate / to forecast / prediction / projection

yu4

zhu4
to congratulate beforehand / to offer best wishes for

yu4

zhuang1
prefabricated / preinstalled / bundled (software)

yu4

jing3

ji1
early warning aircraft system, e.g. US AWACS

yu4

gou4
advance purchase

yu4

gao4
to forecast / to predict / advance notice

yu4

re4
to preheat / warm-up

yu4

mou2
premeditated / to plan sth in advance (esp. a crime)

Example sentences for

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