li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

sharp / favorable / advantage / benefit / profit / interest / to do good to / to benefit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the rocket Arianne, 亚利安娜.

Li Qingzhao (li) prepares to go back to earth in the Arianne rocket (利). In the space station's bathroom (Ø4) she prepares for the trip by stuffing lots of cereals (禾) into the rocket and sharpening (利) the tip of the rocket with a kitchen knife (刂). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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,
almost 3 years ago


=
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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
about 3 years ago

Words with


liu2

li4
fluent (HSK level 4)

shun4

li4
smoothly / without a hitch (HSK level 4)

li4

yi4
benefit / (in sb's) interest / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

you3

li4
advantageous / to have advantages / favorable (HSK level 5)

li4

yong4
to exploit / to make use of / to use / to take advantage of / to utilize (HSK level 5)

li4

run4
profits (HSK level 5)

quan2

li4
power / right / privilege (HSK level 5)

li4

xi1
interest (on a loan) / CL:筆|笔[bi3] (HSK level 5)

sheng4

li4
victory / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ying2

li4
profit / gain (HSK level 6)

li4

hai4
pros and cons / advantages and disadvantages / gains and losses (HSK level 6)

li4

hai5
terrible / formidable / serious / devastating / tough / capable / sharp / severe / fierce (HSK level 6)

li4

lu:4
interest rates (HSK level 6)

fu2

li4
(material) welfare / well-being / benefits (HSK level 6)
便
bian4

li4
convenient / easy / to facilitate (HSK level 6)

feng1

li4
sharp (e.g. knife blade) / incisive / to the point (HSK level 6)

zhuan1

li4
patent (HSK level 6)

shui3

li4
water conservancy / irrigation works (HSK level 6)

ji2

gong1

jin4

li4
seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return (HSK level 6)

ma3

li4
Mali, West Africa (Tw)

ao4

di4

li4
Austria

fa3

la1

li4
Ferrari

zhi4

li4
Chile

ya4

li4

sang1

na4
Arizona

li4

ya3

de2
Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia

li4

ji3
personal profit / to benefit oneself

li4

zi1
Leeds

gao1

li4

dai4
loan shark / high-interest loan / usury

huo4

li4
profit / to obtain benefits / benefits obtained

da4

ji2

da4

li4
great luck, great profit (idiom); everything is thriving

fu2

li4

ang2
freon (chemistry)

a1

er3

ji2

li4

ya4

ren2
Algerian

ba1

li4
Pali, language of Theravad Pali canon / Barry (name) / Gareth Barry (1981-), English footballer

wa3

li4
Váli (son of Odin)

wei2

li4

shi4

tu2
variant of 唯利是圖|唯利是图[wei2 li4 shi4 tu2]

mou2

qu3

bao4

li4
to profiteer / profiteering

ke4

li4

fu1

lan2
Cleveland

bo1

li4

wei2

ya4
Bolivia

heng1

li4
Henry (name) / henry (unit of inductance)

li4

suo5
nimble

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