hui4 =
hu + ei4

to avoid mentioning / taboo word / name of deceased emperor or superior | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

surname Wei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei2 =
w + ei2

soft leather | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: soft leather gloves.

Willy Walrus tries to steal a golden cage which has been locked to the entrance of the Eiffel tower. He wears a pair of soft leather gloves and wields a crowbar, with which he tries to remove the cage from the Eiffel tower. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

luxuriant / buxom / variant of 豐|丰[feng1] / variant of 風|风[feng1] / appearance / charm | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

surname Feng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

abundant / plentiful / fertile / plump / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a luxurious golden cage.

Frankenstein's Monster has been locked into a golden cage in front of Stonehenge. The golden cage is suspended from a dinosaur bone, which in turn is fixed to a coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ji4

hui4
taboo / to avoid as taboo / to abstain from (HSK level 6)

hui4

mo4

ru2

shen1
important matter that must be kept secret (idiom); don't breathe a word of it to anyone!

yin3

hui4
a taboo subject / sth best kept secret

zhi2

yan2

bu4

hui4
straight talk, nothing taboo (idiom); frank and straightforward / to speak bluntly without euphemism

bi4

hui5
to avoid using a taboo word / to evade

bi4

hui4
taboo against using the personal names of emperors or one's elders

hui4

ji2

ji4

yi1
hiding a sickness for fear of treatment (idiom); fig. concealing a fault to avoid criticism / to keep one's shortcomings secret / to refuse to listen to advice

bu4

hui4
without concealing anything / die

zhi2

yan2

wu2

hui4
to speak one's mind / to speak candidly (idiom)

hui4

ming2
taboo name / name of deceased

ming2

hui4
taboo name (e.g. of emperor)

hui4

cheng1
euphemism / word used to avoid a taboo reference

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