dan4 =
d + an4

birth / birthday / brag / boast / to increase | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is celebrating his birthday (诞) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). He has a big display mounted on an advertising column (讠) to talk to Santa Clause (诞) on a video call, but he is experiencing a lot of lag (延). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 2 months ago | add a painting



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yan2 =
y + an2

surname Yan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

to prolong / to extend / to delay | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) is playing Go on a Go board (廴) against the stick-figure (正) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2), but Maud Younger is playing remotely via a computer. Maud is losing and she's blaming the lag (延) she's experiencing through her slow connection. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

go | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Go game board. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

first month of the lunar year | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

just (right) / main / upright / straight / correct / positive / greater than zero / principle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a stick-figure with straight lines. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


George Washington really has to use Stonehenge's bathroom, but there's a stick-figure blocking the entrance with a barrier. The stick-figure measures with a flute whether George is large enough to go or not. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 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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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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,
over 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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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
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


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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?)

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


dan4

chen2
birthday (HSK level 6)

dan4

sheng1
to be born (HSK level 6)

sheng4

dan4

lao3

ren2
Father Christmas / Santa Claus

huang1

dan4
beyond belief / incredible / preposterous / fantastic

huang1

dan4

bu4

jing1
absurd / preposterous / ridiculous

guai4

dan4
freak / weird

sheng4

dan4

ka3
Christmas card

sheng4

dan4
Christmas / birthday of reigning Emperor / Confucius' birthday

sheng4

dan4

shu4
Christmas tree

sheng4

dan4

jie2
Christmas time / Christmas season / Christmas

sheng4

dan4

kuai4

le4
Merry Christmas

sheng4

dan4

hong2
poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

ren4

dan4
dissipated / unruly

sheng4

dan4

song4
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

huang1

dan4

wu2

ji1
ridiculous / unbelievable / absurd

hua2

dan4
your birthday (honorific)

dan4

yu4
to give birth to / to give rise to

sheng4

dan4

hua1
poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

fo2

dan4

ri4
Buddha's Birthday (8th day of the 4th Lunar month)

guai4

dan4

bu4

jing1
uncanny / unbelievable / ridiculous / outrageous

fang4

dan4
untrammeled / reckless / wanton

fang4

dan4

bu4

ju1
wanton and unrestrained (idiom); dissolute

fang4

dan4

bu4

ji1
wanton and unrestrained (idiom); dissolute

san3

dan4
free and unfettered

ye1

dan4

jie2
Christmas / same as 聖誕節|圣诞节

sheng4

dan4

qian2

xi1
Christmas eve

sheng4

dan4

dao3
Christmas Island, Australia

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