su2 =
su + Ø2

custom / convention / popular / common / coarse / vulgar / secular | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rosa Luxemburg (亻) just arrived at the space station and in the entrance (Ø2) she sees Stephanie Spider (su) hanging out in her web. Rosa brought some popcorn (谷) as a present and asks Stephanie whether she wants to watch a movie, which she does. Both of them think "when in Rome, do as the Romans do" (俗), so Rosa climbs up to Stephanie in her web and Stephanie eats some of Rosa's popcorn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 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
+
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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gu3 =
gu + Ø3

valley | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gu3 =
gu + Ø3

grain / corn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: popcorn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Gitta Giraffe conducts an experiment in the space station. She shows Neanderthal Man three things: a mandarin, popcorn, and an eight-ball, and records how much he likes to eat each of these. Neanderthal Man thinks that the eight ball is a little crunchy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


gu3 =
gu + Ø3

surname Gu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

su

Stephanie Spider - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


feng1

su2
social custom / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yong1

su2
filthy / vulgar / debased (HSK level 6)

tong1

su2
common / everyday / average (HSK level 6)

su2

hua4
common saying / proverb (HSK level 6)

xi2

su2
custom / tradition / local tradition / convention (HSK level 6)

su2

qi4
tacky / inelegant / in poor taste / vulgar / banal

min2

su2
popular custom

di1

su2
vulgar / poor taste

shi4

su2
profane / secular / worldly

su2

hua4

shuo1
as the proverb says / as they say...

shang1

feng1

bai4

su2
offending public morals (idiom)

su2

tao4
conventional patterns / cliché

su2

yu3
common saying / proverb / colloquial speech

sui2

su2
according to custom / to do as local custom requires / do as the Romans do

tuo1

su2
free from vulgarity / refined / outstanding

jiu4

su2
former custom / old ways

bu4

su2
original / not hackneyed

su2

cheng1
commonly referred to as / common term

ru4

xiang1

sui2

su2
When you enter a village, follow the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do / When in Rome, do as the Romans do

mei4

su2
to cater to the public's taste / kitsch / commercial

yue1

ding4

su2

cheng2
established by popular usage (idiom); common usage agreement / customary convention

jing1

shi4

hai4

su2
universally shocking / to offend the whole of society

cu1

su2
vulgar

fan2

fu1

su2

zi3
common people / ordinary folk

fen4

shi4

ji2

su2
to be cynical / to be embittered

fan2

su2
lay (as opposed to clergy) / ordinary / commonplace

ya3

su2

gong4

shang3
can be enjoyed by scholars and lay-people alike (idiom)

min2

su2

xue2
folklore

su2

ti3

zi4
common form of Chinese character (versus the etymologically correct form)

su2

sui2

shi2

bian4
customs change with time (idiom); other times, other manners / O Tempora, O Mores!

yong1

su2

zuo4

pin3
vulgar art / art in bad taste / kitsch

yong1

su2

hua4
debasement / vulgarization

su2

la4
(Taiwan slang) coward / a good-for-nothing / paper tiger

e4

su2
bad habit / evil custom / vulgarity

shi2

su2
prevalent custom of the time

wei4

neng2

mian3

su2
unable to break the custom (idiom) / bound by conventions

ran3

feng1

xi2

su2
bad habits / to get into bad habits through long custom

li4

chao2

tong1

su2

yan3

yi4
Dramatized history of successive dynasties (from Han to Republican China) by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩

su2

yan4

kou3

bei1
common sayings (idiom); widely circulated proverbs

min2

guo2

tong1

su2

yan3

yi4
Dramatized history of Republican China until 1927 by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩, and later chapters by Xu Qinfu 許廑父|许廑父

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