tan1 =
t + an1

to have a voracious desire for / to covet / greedy / corrupt | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crab (贝) is so greedy (贪) that it rented out its shell to Tecumseh (t) to live in in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). It can't wait for the first day of the month to appear on its rip-off calendar (今) so that it can go to collect the rent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 16 days ago | add a painting



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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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?)

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


tan1

wu1
corruption (HSK level 6)

tan1

lan2
avaricious / greedy / rapacious / insatiable / avid (HSK level 6)

tan1

cai2
to be greedy in getting money

tan1

lian4
to cling to / to be reluctant to give up (sth) / to have a fondness for (an indulgence etc)

tan1

xin1
greedy

tan1

sheng1

pa4

si3
greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly / clinging abjectly to life / only interested in saving one's neck

tan1

guan1
corrupt official / grasping functionary / greedy mandarin

tan1

zang1

wang3

fa3
corruption and abuse of the law (idiom); to take bribes and bend the law

tan1

de2

wu2

yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

tan1

chi1
gluttonous / voracious

qi3

zao3

tan1

hei1
to rise early and sleep late

tan1

bei1
to drink in excess

tan1

yu4
greed / avarice / rapacious / avid

tan1

tu2
to covet / to seek (riches, fame)

tan1

guan1

wu1

li4
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption

tan1

qiu2
to avidly seek

tan1

zui3
gluttonous

fan3

tan1
anti-corruption (policy)

tan1

lan2

wu2

yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

tan1

shi2
greedy / glutton

tan1

tian1

zhi1

gong1
to claim credit for other people's achievements (idiom)

fan3

tan1

fu3
anti-corruption

tan1

fu3
corruption

hao3

jiu3

tan1

bei1
good wine taken in excess (idiom); fond of the bottle

jie2

tan1

ao4

zha4
brutal, greedy, arrogant and deceitful (idiom)

tan1

chi1

zhe3
glutton

tan1

chi1

gui3
glutton / chowhound

tan1

duo1

jiao2

bu4

lan4
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom)

fan3

tan1

wu1
anticorruption

tan1

lan2

shi4

wan4

e4

zhi1

yuan2
Greed is the root of all evil.

tan1

de2

wu2

yan4
variant of 貪得無厭|贪得无厌[tan1 de2 wu2 yan4]

tan1

xin1

bu4

zu2
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

tan1

qiu2

wu2

yan4
insatiably greedy (idiom)

tan1

du2
(of an official) corrupt and negligent of his duty

tan1

wei3

wu2

yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

tan1

wan2
to only want to have a good time / to just want to have fun, and to shy away from self-discipline

tan1

se4
greedy for sex / given to lust for women

tan1
贿
hui4

wu2

yi4
greed for bribes knows no bounds (idiom); unbridled corruption

tan1

bi3
to be avaricious and mean

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