dan4 =
d + an4

egg / oval-shaped / CL:個|个[ge4],打[da2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is really annoyed by the many mosquitoes (虫) this year. In the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) he discovers many mosquito eggs (蛋) and angrily tramples on them wearing his gumboots (疋) while the mosquito (虫) parents can only helplessly watch. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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pi3 =
pi + Ø3

variant of 匹[pi3] / classifier for cloth: bolt | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

archaic: foot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gumboots. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


ya3 =
y + a3

variant of 雅[ya3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Neanderthal man accidentally pierced his foot with a voodoo staff. Now he'll have to get an injection against tetanus. This character will thus be represented by a syringe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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chong2 =
chu + (e)ng2

lower form of animal life, including insects, insect larvae, worms and similar creatures / CL:條|条[tiao2],隻|只[zhi1] / person with a particular undesirable characteristic | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken and a mosquito are taking part in a dart contest just inside the entrance of Stonehenge. The dart board is hanging in the middle of the entrance, and Chantal and the mosquito are standing to the sides. Over each of them a large fake nose is hovering: the loser will be covered in grey goose as punishment. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

China / Chinese / surname Zhong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

within / among / in / middle / center / while (doing sth) / during / (dialect) OK / all right | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A dart board. George Giant Squid (zhu-) is improvising a dart board (中) in front of Stonehenge (-(e)ng1): He's throwing dinosaur bones (丨) as darts on a big mandarin (口) as dart board. He always hits the mandarin right in the middle, so he's a bit bored. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

zhong4 =
zhu + (e)ng4

to hit (the mark) / to be hit by / to suffer / to win (a prize, a lottery) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ji1

dan4
(chicken) egg / hen's egg / CL:個|个[ge4],打[da2] (HSK level 2)

dan4

gao1
cake / CL:塊|块[kuai4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

dan4

bai2

zhi4
protein (HSK level 6)

hun2

dan4
variant of 混蛋[hun2 dan4]

wan2

dan4
fallen from power / destroyed / finished / all over for (him) / gone to the dogs

dan4

huang2
egg yolk

hun2

dan4
scoundrel / bastard / hoodlum / wretch

dan4

qing1
(coll.) egg white

pi2

dan4
thousand-year old eggs / preserved eggs

huai4

dan4
bad egg / scoundrel / bastard

gun3

dan4
get out of here! / beat it!

qiong2

guang1

dan4
poor wretch / pauper / destitute man / poverty-stricken peasant / penniless good-for-nothing / impecunious vagabond

qiu2

dan4

bai2
globulin

dan4

bai2

shi2
opal

ben4

dan4
fool / idiot

lian3

dan4
cheek / face

dan4

ke2
eggshell

dan4

bai2
egg white / protein / albumen

dao3

dan4
to cause trouble / to stir up trouble

dan4

juan3
egg roll

he2

bao1

dan4
poached egg

xian2

ya1

dan4
salted duck egg

qin2

dan4
bird eggs

wei1

guan3

dan4

bai2
tubulin

liang2

ban4

chao3

ji1

dan4
a nonsensical retort

cai3

dan4
Easter egg / colored egg / painted eggshell

xi3

dan4
red-painted eggs, traditional celebratory gift on third day after birth of new baby

shui3

zhu3

dan4
boiled egg / soft-boiled egg

gun3

cai3

dan4
egg rolling (rolling of decorated, hard-boiled eggs down hillsides by children at Easter)

ju4

dan4
oval-shaped stadium / dome / arena

ou1

mu3

dan4
omelette

song1

hua1

dan4
thousand-year egg / preserved egg

fu1

dan4
to incubate

bing1

dan4
frozen eggs

dao3

mei2

dan4
(coll.) poor devil / unfortunate man

tan1

ji1

dan4
scrambled eggs

cao4

dan4
variant of 肏蛋[cao4 dan4]

nai3

you2

ji1

dan4
cream sponge

dao3

dan4

gui3
trouble-maker

da4

huai4

dan4
scoundrel / bastard

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