便

便
bian4 =
bi + an4

ordinary / plain / convenient / as convenient / when the chance arises / handy / easy / informal / simple / so / thus / to relieve oneself / to urinate / to defecate / equivalent to 就[jiu4]: then / in that case / even if / soon afterwards | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 便

"Handy" is a German word for "mobile phone", so that's what I will represent this character with. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Brynhildr lost her mobile phone! When Rosa Luxemburg helps her to find it by calling Brynhildr's phone, they discover that it must be inside the snake that ate an elephant which is lying in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Together they open the snake's mouth to see wether they can find it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


pian2 =
pi + an2

advantageous / cheap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 便

便
=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

便
=

+
geng1 =
g + (e)ng1

to change or replace / to experience / one of the five two hour periods into which the night was formerly divided / watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

geng4 =
g + (e)ng4

more / even more / further / still / still more | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

人心不足,蛇吞象: A person who always wants more is like a snake which wants to eat an elephant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes found a snake who ate an elephant in Stonehenge's bathroom, and now it can't move anymore. Together with his friends Bigfoot and the sun, he carries it out of the bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



=

+
zhang4 =
zh + ang4

ten feet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ten foot are about 3 meters, so let's say bigfoot for ten food. Nice side effect: that way it's easier to remember 丈夫 = husband (if your husband looks like bigfoot). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


The ten feet tall Bigfoot just left Angkor Wat's bathroom, and he left something that looks like a big flute. George Washington wants to investigate it, but only using pliers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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便 appears as component in

便 has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

bi

Shieldmaiden and valkyrie Brynhildr. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
pi

Pocahontas - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with 便

便
bian4

yi2
convenient (HSK level 2)
便
pian2

yi5
small advantages / to let sb off lightly / cheap / inexpensive (HSK level 2)

fang1
便
bian4
convenient / to help out / to make things easy for people / convenience / suitable / having money to spare / (euphemism) to go to the toilet (HSK level 3)

sui2
便
bian4
as one wishes / as one pleases / at random / negligent / casual / wanton (HSK level 4)

shun4
便
bian4
conveniently / in passing / without much extra effort (HSK level 4)

ji2
便
bian4
even if / even though / right away / immediately (HSK level 6)

yi3
便
bian4
so that / so as to / in order to (HSK level 6)
便
bian4

yu2
easy to / convenient for (HSK level 6)
便
bian4

li4
convenient / easy / to facilitate (HSK level 6)
便
bian4

tiao2
(informal) note / CL:張|张[zhang1],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)
便
bian4

hu2
bed urinal / chamber pot
便
bian4

shi4
(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
便
bian4

jian1
notepaper / memo / memo pad

da4

fu4
便
pian2
便
pian2
big-bellied (idiom) / paunchy
便
bian4

yi1
civilian clothes / plain clothes / plainclothesman
便
bian4

xie2
cloth shoes / slippers
便
bian4

dang1
convenient / handy / easy / bento (a meal in a partitioned box) / lunchbox
便
bian4

mi4
constipation / Taiwan pr. [bian4 bi4]
便
pian2

yi5

huo4
a bargain / cheap goods

jia1

chang2
便
bian4

fan4
simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary
便
bian4

mao4
cap

zhan4
便
pian2

yi5
advantageous / favorable / to benefit at others' expense / to take unfair advantage

da4

xiao3
便
bian4
using the toilet / urination and defecation

da4
便
bian4
to defecate / excrement / feces

fang1
便
bian4

mian4
instant noodles
便
bian4

xie2

shi4
portable
便
bian4

jie2
convenient and fast

qing3
便
bian4
Please do as you wish! / You are welcome to do whatever you like! / Please make yourself at home.
便
bian4

zhuang1
casual dress

qing1
便
bian4
lightweight and portable / light and convenient
便
bian4

pen2
bed pan

xiao3
便
bian4
to urinate / to pass water / urine
便
bian4

fu2
everyday clothes / informal dress / civilian clothes
便
bian4

tong3
chamber pot
便
bian4

che1
to hitchhike
便
bian4

shi4
penny (loanword)

bu4
便
bian4
inconvenient / inappropriate / unsuitable / short of cash
便
bian4

fan4
an ordinary meal / simple home cooking
便
bian4

chi2
urinal

fen4
便
bian4
excrement / feces / night soil

Example sentences for 便

便  
on top of - precisely - quickly - go - have an audience with the emperor
Up there he is. Hurry and have your audience with the emperor
便  
agree - I, old Sun - this - title - convenient
To agree with this title for me

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