xin4 =
xi + (e)n4

letter / mail / CL:封[feng1] / to trust / to believe / to profess faith in / truthful / confidence / trust / at will / at random | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie and Rosa Luxemburg are reading a letter of Karl Marx to the public in the Forbidden City's bathroom. To make the message really come across to the people they use a megaphone. - 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

信 order 3eae5cbd0951c88c05fc0746dad4d615fd52199f0f83b5e328e03f82012dc6fb
Stroke order information submitted by jack liao 10 months ago.

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


xiang1

xin4
to be convinced (that sth is true) / to believe / to accept sth as true (HSK level 3)

xin4

ren4
to trust / to have confidence in (HSK level 4)

xin4

xin1
confidence / faith (in sb or sth) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xin4

yong4

ka3
credit card (HSK level 4)

xin4

xi1
information / news / message (HSK level 5)

xin4

feng1
envelope / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xin4

hao4
signal (HSK level 5)

ming2

xin4

pian4
postcard (HSK level 5)

zi4

xin4
to have confidence in oneself / self-confidence (HSK level 5)

duan3

xin4
text message / SMS (HSK level 5)

xin4

yu4
prestige / distinction / reputation / trust (HSK level 6)

xin4

nian4
faith / belief / conviction (HSK level 6)

wei1

xin4
prestige / reputation / trust / credit with the people (HSK level 6)

wei1

xin4
Weixin county in Zhaotong 昭通[Zhao1 tong1], Yunnan (HSK level 6)

xin4

lai4
to trust / to have confidence in / to have faith in / to rely on (HSK level 6)

mi2

xin4
superstition / to have a superstitious belief (in sth) (HSK level 6)

xin4

yang3
to believe in (a religion) / firm belief / conviction (HSK level 6)

que4

xin4
to be convinced / to be sure / to firmly believe / to be positive that / definite news (HSK level 6)

xin4

fu2
to believe / to be convinced / to convince sb

gui3

cai2

xin4
who would believe it! / what rubbish!

shen1

xin4
to believe firmly

xin4

tiao2
creed / article of faith

xin4
使
shi3
messenger / courier

dian4

xin4

ju2
central office / telecommunications office

xin4

yi4
Xinyi or Hsinyi district of Taipei City 臺北市|台北市[Tai2 bei3 shi4], Taiwan / Xinyi or Hsini district of Keelung City 基隆市[Ji1 long2 shi4], Taiwan / Xinyi or Hsini township in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县[Nan2 tou2 xian4], central Taiwan

xin4

yi4
good faith / honor / trust and justice

xin4

jiao4
religious belief / to practice a faith / to be religious

cheng2

xin4
genuine / honest / in good faith / honesty / integrity

yan2

er2

you3

xin4
to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word

fa1

xin4
to post a letter

xin4

hao4

deng1
signal light / car indicator

shen1

xin4

bu4

yi2
to believe firmly without any doubt (idiom) / absolute certainty about sth

ke3

xin4

du4
degree of credibility / reliability

jia1

xin4
letter (to or from) home

ban4

xin4

ban4

yi2
half-believe, half-doubt

xin4

de5

guo4
trustworthy / reliable

xie3

xin4
to write a letter

xin4

yong4

zheng4
letter of credit

xin4

feng1
trade wind

gong1

xin4

li4
credibility

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