hou4 =
h + ou4

to wait / to inquire after / to watch / season / climate / (old) period of five days | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The marquis and Rosa Luxemburg are exhausted and want to use the Louvre's bathroom. Unfortunately Hamlet is still busy caring for his wounds, so they have to wait until he is finished. They watch all the time and inquire again and again when they will be able to use the bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
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


=
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


=

+
hou2 =
h + ou2

surname Hou | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

hou2 =
h + ou2

marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / nobleman or high official | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The marquis and Rosa Luxemburg are throwing darts at a curling stone (which resembles the strokes above 失 and is held up by Hamlet) just inside the Louvre's entrance. Since the curling stone is made of granite, there is no chance that one dart will ever stick to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=
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


=

+
shi3 =
sh + Ø3

arrow / dart / straight / to vow / to swear / old variant of 屎[shi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes and the robot are playing darts in the space station. Sherlock Holmes is a sore loser and thus programmed the robot to throw keys instead of real darts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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


=

+
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


=
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
+
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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

h

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


shi2

hou5
time / length of time / moment / period (HSK level 1)

qi4

hou4
climate / atmosphere / situation / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 4)

deng3

hou4
to wait / to wait for (HSK level 5)

wen4

hou4
to give one's respects / to send a greeting (HSK level 5)

hou4

xuan3
candidate (HSK level 6)

ci4

hou4
to serve / to wait upon (HSK level 6)

hou4

bu3
to wait to fill a vacancy / reserve (candidate) / alternate / substitute

quan2

tian1

hou4
all-weather

hou4

zhen3
waiting to see a doctor / awaiting treatment

gu3

shi2

hou5
in ancient times / in olden days

gong1

hou4
to look forward to sth / to wait respectfully

shou3

hou4
to wait for / to expect / to keep watch / to watch over / to nurse

ting1

hou4
to wait for (orders, a decision, a judgment)

hou4

xuan3

ren2
candidate / CL:名[ming2]

tian1

hou4
weather

hou4

zhen3

shi4
waiting room (at clinic, hospital)

huo3

hou4
heat control / maturity / crucial moment

hou4

che1

shi4
waiting room (for train, bus etc)

hou4

ji1

lou2
airport departure terminal

zheng4

hou4
illness / disease

you3

shi2

hou5
sometimes

zheng1

hou4
sign / indication / symptom

jing4

hou4
to quietly wait

hou4

shen3
awaiting trial

shi4

hou4
to serve / to wait upon

xiao3

shi2

hou5
in one's childhood

hou4

niao3
migratory bird

qi4

hou4

xue2
climatology

qi4

hou4

xue2

jia1
a climatologist

qi4

hou4

nuan3

hua4
climate warming

qi4

hou4

wen1

he2
moderate climate

qi4

hou4

zhuang4

kuang4
climatic conditions / atmospheric conditions

qi4

hou4

bian4

hua4
climate change

hai3

yang2

xing4

qi4

hou4
maritime climate

ying2

ye4

shi2

hou5
opening hours (shop, bank, restaurant)

wu4

hou4
natural phenomena of a seasonal nature

wu4

hou4

xue2
the study of seasonal phenomena (flouring, migration etc)

shen2

me5

shi2

hou5
when? / at what time?

zheng4

hou4

qun2
syndrome

jie2

hou4
season and climate

Example sentences for

 
small - spirit - is - this - land - local god - come - here - serve - great sage
This small spirit is this grove's local god, to serve the Great Sage
 
so - at - what time - eat
So when can I eat them?
 
until - that one - time
At that time

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  1. Matthias wrote 9 months ago: to do: fix make me a hanzi stroke order

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