bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to repair / to patch / to mend / to make up for / to fill (a vacancy) / to supplement | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
fu3 =
fu + Ø3

(classical) barely just / just now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Ivan Pavlov, 巴甫洛夫, the scientist.

Ivan Pavlov (甫) taught Frieda Fox (fu) to jump over a big cross (十) and catch the moon on the other side (月) as soon as Pavlov waves with a petal leaf (丶) in the space station (Ø3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+

+
yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
xx5

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, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


=
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


=

+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

clothes radical; left radical form of 衣 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a royal ermine coat.

Maud Younger used to wear a monk's cowl when leaving the space station, but when she got a royal ermine coat she gladly threw the monk's cowl out. Nowadays she uses to wave a petal leaf matching her new coat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
丿
xx5

character component (cult) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A cult: I'll represent this with a monk's cowl in other pictures. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+

+
xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago

Stroke order

No Wikimedia Commons Stroke Order Project data available yet. No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

Sign in to submit stroke order information.

is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

bu

"bu" is for Bruno Bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Words with


bu3

chong1
to replenish / to supplement / to complement / additional / supplementary / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

bu3

tie1
to subsidize / subsidy / allowance (HSK level 6)

bu3

chang2
to compensate / to make up (HSK level 6)

mi2

bu3
to complement / to make up for a deficiency (HSK level 6)

bu3

jiu4
to remedy (HSK level 6)

hou4

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

feng2

bu3
to darn (clothing) / to sew and mend

bu3

ya2
to fill a tooth (cavity) / to have a tooth filled / a dental filling

zi1

bu3
nourishing / nutritious

yu2

shi4

wu2

bu3
unhelpful / useless

bu3

zhu4
(financial) subsidy / allowance

bu3

pin3
tonic

di4

bu3
to substitute / to complement in the proper order / to fill vacancies progressively

bu3

chang2

fei4
compensation

bu3

yao4
tonic

qu3

chang2

bu3

duan3
lit. use others' strengths to make up for one's weak points (idiom from Mencius) / to use this in place of that / what you lose on the swings, you win on the roundabouts

zhi1

bu3
darning / to darn

bu3

xi2
to take extra lessons / to cram (for a test)

bu3

ding1
patch (for mending clothes, tires etc) / (software) patch

zi1

bu3

pin3
tonic / invigorant

bu3

zu2
to bring up to full strength / to make up a deficiency / to fill (a vacancy, gap etc)

bu3

ji3

zhan4
depot / supply station / supply point / staging post

wang2

yang2

bu3

lao2
lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom) / fig. to act belatedly / better late than never / to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted

bu3

xi2

ban1
cram class / cram school / evening classes

hu4

bu3
complementary / to complement each other

bu3

kao3
to sit for a makeup exam / to resit an exam / makeup exam / resit

bu3

que1
to fill a vacancy / to make up for a shortage / to supply a deficiency

bu3

ji3
supply / replenishment / to replenish

bu3

ji3

pin3
supplies / stores

bu3

guo4
to make up for an earlier mistake / to make amends

bu3

ke4
to make up missed lesson / to reschedule a class

xiu1

bu3
to mend

tian2

bu3
to fill a gap / to fill in a blank (on a form) / to overcome a deficiency

ti4

bu3
to substitute for sb / reserve player

tian1

bu5
to fill (up) / to replenish

bu3

fa1
to supply again (sth lost) / to reissue / to pay retroactively

bu3

yu3
complement (grammar)

bu3

piao4
to buy or upgrade a ticket after boarding a train, boat etc / to buy a ticket for a show after having sat down in the theater

bu3

se4
complementary color

zeng1

bu3
to augment / to supplement / to add

There are no example sentences for .

See 補 on (opens in new window/tab)

Hanzicraft
MDBG
The English Wikipedia
The English Wiktionary
stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw
Tatoeba
Google search "補 stroke order"
Google image search "補 stroke order"

Log in to write the first comment.