nan2 =
n + an2

male / Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a mankini.

Napoleon (n) is taking part in the iron-man contest. Just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2) he has to rob through a muddy field (田) as fast as possible while wearing a mankini (男). He has to reach a power button (力) located at the other end of the field and push it as fast as possible to qualify for the next round. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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,
over 2 years ago


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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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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, 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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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, about 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, 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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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, 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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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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

n

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

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


nan2

ren2
a man / a male / men / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

nan2

xing4
the male sex / a male

nan2

zhong1

yin1
baritone

nan2

di1

yin1
bass (music) / lower register male voice

nan2

zi3
a man / a male

nan2

nu:3

lao3

you4
men, women, young and old / everybody

nan2

hai2
boy / CL:個|个[ge4]

nan2

zhuang1
men's clothes

nan2

gong1
male worker

shao4

nan2

shao4

nu:3
boys and girls / teenagers

nan2

shuang1
men's doubles (in tennis, badminton etc)

nan2

ce4
gents washroom / gents toilets

nan2

shi4
man / gentleman

hong2

nan2
绿
lu:4

nu:3
young people decked out in gorgeous clothes (idiom)

tong2

nan2
virgin male

nan2

hai2

zi5
boy

nan2

nu:3
male-female / male and female

nan2

peng2

you5
boyfriend

nan2

zi3

han4
man (i.e. manly, masculine)

nan2

xing4

hua4
to masculinize / masculinization

nan2

tong2
boy / male child

nan2

er2
a (real) man / boy / son

nan2

nu:3

lao3

shao4
men, women, young and old / all kinds of people / people of all ages / each and everyone

nan2

dan1
men's singles (in tennis, badminton etc)

shan4

nan2

xin4

nu:3
lay practitioners of Buddhism

nan2

fang1
the bridegroom's side / of the bridegroom's family

nan2

nu:3

ping2

deng3
equality of the sexes

nan2

bin1

xiang4
best man (in a marriage)

nan2

gao1

yin1
tenor

nan2

jue2
baron

nan2

zi3

qi4
manly / masculine

nan2

you3
boyfriend

nan2

ying1
male baby

nan2

sheng1
schoolboy / male student / boy / guy (young adult male)

nan2

wa2
(dialect) boy / guy

nan2

ji4
male prostitute / (old) pimp

nan2

nu:3

guan1

xi4
man-woman connection / intimate relationship

yi2

sheng5

nan2

nu:3
wife's sister's children

nan2

ji1

ni2
mankini (loanword)

nan2

tong2
gay guy (coll.)

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