tan2 =
t + an2

surname Tan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tan2 =
t + an2

to speak / to talk / to converse / to chat / to discuss | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yan2 =
y + an2

flame / inflammation / -itis | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: As I just learned "itis" is the feeling you get after eating too much. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger ate too much just inside Anchor Inn. She's sleeping so hard that she doesn't even wake up from the fire which is spreading fast. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, 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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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, 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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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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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?)

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


tan2

pan4
to negotiate / negotiation / talks / conference / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

qia4

tan2
to discuss (HSK level 6)

tan2

xin1
to have a heart-to-heart chat

tan2

pan4

zhuo1
conference table

tan2

tan2
to discuss / to have a chat

wu2

ji1

zhi1

tan2
complete nonsense (idiom)

jiao1

tan2
to discuss / to converse / chat / discussion

qi2

tan2
odd story / exotic tale / fig. ridiculous argument

cu4

xi1

tan2

xin1
to sit side-by-side and have a heart-to-heart talk (idiom)

he2

ping2

tan2

pan4
peace negotiations

tan2

ji2
to talk about / to mention

jian4

tan2
entertaining in conversation

pan1

tan2
to chat

fan4

fan4

er2

tan2
to speak in general terms

hun4

wei2

yi1

tan2
to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle

xian2

tan2
variant of 閒談|闲谈[xian2 tan2]

shang1

tan2
confer / discuss / engage in talks

xian2

tan2
to chat

tan2

tian1

shuo1

di4
to talk endlessly / talking of anything under the sun

mi4

tan2
commune / private discussion

he2

tan2
peace talks

kua1

kua1

qi2

tan2
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent

kan3

kan3

er2

tan2
to speak frankly with assurance

kong1

tan2
prattle / idle chit-chat

tan2

qing2

shuo1

ai4
to discuss passion and talk of love (idiom); to express love with terms of endearment / billing and cooing

zuo4

tan2

hui4
conference / symposium / rap session

tan2

tu3
style of conversation

tan2

dao4
to refer to / to speak about / to talk about

tan2

hua4
talk / conversation / CL:次[ci4]

xiao4

tan2
object of ridicule / laughingstock / to laugh over sth / to make light chat

tan2

bu5

shang4
to be out of the question

yan2

tan2
discourse / words / utterance / what one says / manner of speech

tan2

lun4
to discuss / to talk about

mian4

tan2
face-to-face meeting / an interview

zhi3

shang4

tan2

bing1
lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC

zuo4

tan2
to have an informal discussion / CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4]

chang4

tan2
to chat / a long talk / verbose / to talk freely to one's heart's content

hui4

tan2
talks / discussions / CL:次[ci4]
访
fang3

tan2
to visit and discuss / to interview

gao1

tan2

kuo4

lun4
to harangue / loud arrogant talk / to spout

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