yi4 =
y + Ø4

to translate / to interpret | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

金星 (夅) wants to talk to an advertising column (讠) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4), but he only speaks heavenly script. Fortunately Maud Younger (y) is there to translate (译) for him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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jiang4 =
ji + ang4

old variant of 降[jiang4] / to descend / to come down from heaven / to send down | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 金星, the old fellow who descended twice from heaven to coax Sun Wukong to follow him to the heavenly court.

Some time ago Jeanne of Arc set up an antenna on top of the Angkor Wat, but one day Jin Xing descended down from heaven to loudly complain about it. As he was walking in his high heels through the heavenly mists, he stumbled over the antenna and broke one of his high heels. He finds Jeanne of Arc in the Angkor Wats bathroom, complains about the antenna and throws his broken high heel to her feet, before he finally ascends to the heavens again. Jeanne of Arc completely misunderstands the event and thinks that god sent her a messenger, assigning her her secret mission. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


xiang2 =
xi + ang2

old variant of 降[xiang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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kua4 =
ku + a4

component in Chinese characters, mirror image of 夂[zhi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like an antenna. Karl Koala set up his amateur radio transmitter in the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom. To increase the range, he put up a big cross and a sickle and put his antenna on top of this construction. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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

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, over 4 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


fan1

yi4
to translate / to interpret / translator / interpreter / translation / interpretation / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 4)

po4

yi4
to break a code / to crack a riddle / to solve an enigma / a breakthrough

yi4

wen2
translated text

bian1

yi4
to translate and edit

yi4

ming2
translated names / transliteration

yi4

yi4
meaning (of foreign expression) / translation of the meaning (as opposed to literal translation 直譯|直译) / paraphrase / free translation

kou3

yi4
interpreting

zhi2

yi4
direct meaning / literal translation

yi4

yuan2
interpreter / translator (esp. oral)

yin1

yi4
transliteration (rendering phonetic value, e.g. of English words in Chinese characters) / characters giving phonetic value of Chinese word or name (when the correct characters may be unknown) / transcription (linguistics) / to transcribe phonetic symbols

zhuan3

yi4
to translate (to another language) / to convert

yi4

ma3

qi4
decoder

bi3

yi4
written translation

bian1

yi4

qi4
compiler

bian1

yi4

jia1
translator and editor

fan1

yi4

jia1
translator (of writings)

hu4

yi4
two-way translation

ying1

han4

dui4

yi4
English-Chinese parallel text

ying1

yi4
English translation

bei4

yi4
translated

yi4

xie3
to translate / to render foreign words / to transliterate

yi4

yi4

feng1
simultaneous interpretation facilities (loanword from "earphone")

yi4

cheng2
to translate into (Chinese, English etc)

yi4

zhe3
translator (of writing)

yi4

zi4
translation from / loan from (e.g. English word)

yi4

ci2
translated word (such as company 公司 or bus 巴士 or club 俱樂部|俱乐部)

yi4

yu3
target language (linguistics)

yi4

yin1
phonetic transcription / transliteration

tong1

yi4
(old) to translate / to interpret / translator / interpreter

lian2

xu4

yi4

ma3

jie1

duan4
sequential decoding stage

chong2

yi4
to translate again (i.e. to redo the same translation) / to translate repeatedly from one language to the next (so multiplying errors)

fan1

yi4

zhe3
translator / interpreter

jin1

yi4
modern language version / modern translation / contemporary translation

chuan2

yi4
to translate / to interpret

kou3

yi4

yuan2
interpreter / oral translator

tong2

sheng1

chuan2

yi4
simultaneous interpretation

tong2

sheng1

fan1

yi4
simultaneous translation

zhai1

yi4
quoted (from) / translation of selected passages

gai3

yi4
to correct (improve) a translation

ji1

qi4

fan1

yi4
machine translation

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