wu4 =
w + Ø4

mistake / error / to miss / to harm / to delay / to neglect / mistakenly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wu2 =
w + Ø2

surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the water buffalo from Wu.

Willy Walrus (w) enters the space station (Ø2) with a big mandarin (口) in his hands. The water buffalo (吴) sees it and begins to pant heavily, slightly in panic. Fortunately there is an angel (天) around to calm him down and let him know that it's not the sun he's fearing. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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tian1 =
ti + an1

day / sky / heaven | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) programmed a robot (大) to play a flute duet together with her in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). As they play their flutes (一) an angel (天) hears their heavenly tune and descends from heaven to listen to them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

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


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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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?)

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


wu4

hui4
to misunderstand / to mistake / misunderstanding / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

cuo4

wu4
error / mistake / CL:個|个[ge4] / mistaken / false / wrong (HSK level 5)

dan1

wu5
to delay / to hold up / to waste time / to interfere with (HSK level 5)

wu4

jie3
to misunderstand / to misread / misunderstanding (HSK level 6)

shi1

wu4
lapse / mistake / to make a mistake / fault / service fault (in volleyball, tennis etc) (HSK level 6)

wu4

cha1
difference / error / inaccuracy (HSK level 6)

wu4

dian3
not on time / late (public transport, airlines) / overdue / behind schedule / delayed

wu4

yong4
to misuse

bi3

wu4
a slip of a pen / CL:處|处[chu4]

yan2

wu5
to delay / to be held up / to miss (an opportunity) / delay / holdup

cong1

ming2

fan3

bei4

cong1

ming2

wu4
a clever person may become the victim of his own ingenuity (idiom); cleverness may overreach itself / too smart for one's own good

wu4

qu1
error / inconsistency

miu4

wu4
error / mistaken idea / falsehood

wu2

wu4
verified / unmistaken

wu4

shi4
to hold things up / to make a botch of things

wu4

ru4

qi2

tu2
to take a wrong step in life (idiom) / to go astray

wu4

shang1
to injure accidentally / accidental injury

wu4

sha1
to mistakenly kill / manslaughter

wu4

pan4
to misjudge / error of judgment / incorrect ruling / miscarriage of justice

wu4

gong1
to delay one's work / to be late for or absent from work / loss of working time

wu4

dao3
to mislead / to misguide / misleading / misguided

wu4

ren2

zi3

di4
(of a lazy or incompetent teacher) to hamper students' progress / (of media) to propagate errors / to lead people astray

wu4

che1
to miss (bus, train etc)

kan1

wu4
to correct printing errors

wu4

kan4
a mistake / an oversight / an error of judgment

wu4

du2
to misread / (fig.) to misunderstand / to misinterpret

du2

yin1

cuo4

wu4
mistake of pronunciation

yi2

wu4
to mislead / to affect adversely / to bungle / to cause delay or hindrance

mi2

wu4
to mislead / to confuse / error / misconception / erroneous

yun4

xing2

shi2

cuo4

wu4
run-time error (in computing)

wei2

wu4
to disobey and cause delays / to obstruct and procrastinate

chi2

wu4
to delay / to procrastinate

luo2

ji5

cuo4

wu4
logical error

shuang1

wu4
double fault (in tennis)

lei4

bi3

cuo4

wu4
analogy error

wu4

ru4

qi2

tu2

xiao4

ying4
garden path effect

kan1

wu4
to correct printing errors

kan1

wu4

biao3
variant of 勘誤表|勘误表[kan1 wu4 biao3]

kan1

wu4

biao3
corrigenda

cha1

wu4
mistake

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