heng2 =
h + (e)ng2

to weigh / weight / measure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hamlet (h) and Neanderthal Man (人) don't know how much fish (鱼) they should have for dinner. In Stonehenge's kitchen ((e)ng2) they decide that they will settle the issue by balancing (衡) they shoes with an equal amount of fish. Hamlet commences by balancing his black sneaker (彳) with three fish. After he finished Neanderthal Man balanced his full armor boot (亍) by using nine fish. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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chi4 =
ch + Ø4

step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Left foot: Black sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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
+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
yu2 =
yu + Ø2

surname Yu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

fish / CL:條|条[tiao2],尾[wei3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite set up a small rice field just inside the entrance of the space station, and there are some fish swimming in the rice field. The space station's crane spotted them and wants to snap one out of the rice field, but just as he was about to snatch one of them, Aphrodite hit him with a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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+
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, 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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, 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
+
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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+

+

+
chu4 =
chu + Ø4

step with the right foot / see 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A step with the right foot is a kick of a righteous knight, who wears a full armor boot on his right foot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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, 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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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HSK level: 5

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

h

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng2

Just inside the entrance of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting

Words with


ping2

heng2
balance / equilibrium (HSK level 5)

quan2

heng2
to weigh / to consider / to assess / to balance / to trade-off (HSK level 6)

kang4

heng2
contend against

jun1

heng2
equal / balanced / harmony / equilibrium

ping2

heng2

mu4
beam (gymnastics) / balance beam

shi1

heng2
to unbalance / an imbalance

heng2

liang2
to weigh / to examine / to consider

zhi4

heng2
to check and balance (power) / checks and balances

heng2

shan1
Mt Heng in Hunan, southern of the Five Sacred Mountains 五嶽|五岳[Wu3 yue4] / Hengshan county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

du4

liang4

heng2
measurement

re4

dong4

ping2

heng2
thermodynamic equilibrium

zheng1

heng2
to struggle for mastery / to strive for supremacy

bu4

ping2

heng2
disequilibrium

bu4

wen3

ping2

heng2
unstable equilibrium

heng2

nan2
Hengnan county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

heng2

nan2

xian4
Hengnan county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

heng2

shan1

xian4
Hengshan county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

heng2

ping2
to govern / to administer

heng2

qing2

zhuo2

li3
to weight the matter and deliberate the reason (idiom); to weigh and consider / to deliberate

heng2

dong1
Hengdong county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

heng2

dong1

xian4
Hengdong county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

heng2

shui3
Hengshui prefecture level city in Hebei

heng2

shui3

di4

qu1
Hengshui county (old name)

heng2

shui3

shi4
Hengshui prefecture level city in Hebei

heng2

zhuo2
to weigh and consider / to deliberate / short form of idiom 衡情酌理

heng2

liang5

zhi4
system of weights and measures

heng2

yang2
Hengyang prefecture level city in Hunan

heng2

yang2

di4

qu1
Hengyang prefecture in Hunan

heng2

yang2

shi4
Hengyang prefecture level city in Hunan

heng2

yang2

xian4
Hengyang county in Hengyang 衡陽|衡阳[Heng2 yang2], Hunan

jin1

heng2
troy weight, system of weights for precious metals and gemstones based on the 12-ounce pound (or 5,760 grains)

quan2

heng2
to measure and select talents

jing4

li4

ping2

heng2
static equilibrium

fei1

ping2

heng2
non-equilibrium / disequilibrium / unbalance

fen1

quan2

zhi4

heng2
separation of powers for checks and balances

fei1

ping2

heng2

tai4
unbalance / disequilibrium

li4

liang4

jun1

heng2
balance of power

dong4

ping2

heng2
dynamic equilibrium / dynamic balancing

yu4

heng2
epsilon Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper

chang2

heng2

zhi4
Avoirdupois Weight, a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)

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