gan3 =
g + an3

to overtake / to catch up with / to hurry / to rush / to try to catch (the bus etc) / to drive (cattle etc) forward / to drive (sb) away / to avail oneself of (an opportunity) / until | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) is taking part in a nordic walking (走) marathon. The route leads through the Anchor Inn (an3) and inside there are lots of dried fruits (干) in the bar for the walkers. As Guy Fawkes passes through, he hurriedly (赶) prongs a lot of dried fruit onto his nordic walking poles (走) before the bar owner rushes (赶) him out. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gan1 =
g + an1

surname Gan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan1 =
g + an1

dry / clean / in vain / dried food / foster / adoptive / to ignore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is drying his clothes in front of Anchor Inn. He hangs them on a large construction made from a cross and a flute. Waiting for his clothes to dry, he heats some dried fruits. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


gan1 =
g + an1

to concern / to interfere / shield / stem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan4 =
g + an4

tree trunk / main part of sth / to manage / to work / to do / capable / cadre / to kill (slang) / to fuck (vulgar) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is doing some workout in the Anchor Inn's bathroom. He's lifting a flute in the one hand and a cross in the other. - 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, 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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+
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,
about 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


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+
zou3 =
z + ou3

to walk / to go / to run / to move (of vehicle) / to visit / to leave / to go away / to die (euph.) / from / through / away (in compound verbs, such as 撤走[che4 zou3]) / to change (shape, form, meaning) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro is fighting Neanderthal Man in the Louvre. Neanderthal Man uses his voodoo staff, and Zorro uses a nordic walking pole. He overcomes Neanderthal Man by using a dirty trick: Zorro throws some dirt and clay at Neanderthal Mans face, who is blinded and hurts his foot with his voodoo staff. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Neanderthal man accidentally pierced his foot with a voodoo staff. Now he'll have to get an injection against tetanus. This character will thus be represented by a syringe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - 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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+
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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+
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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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,
about 3 years ago
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,
about 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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+
tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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,
about 3 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
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,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

g

"g" is for Guy Fawkes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


gan3

kuai4
at once / immediately (HSK level 5)

gan3

jin3
hurriedly / without delay (HSK level 5)

gan3

lu4
to hasten on with one's journey / to hurry on

gan3

shi2

mao2
to keep up with the latest fashion

gan3

wang3
to hurry to (somewhere)

gan3

mang2
to hurry / to hasten / to make haste

gan3

zao3
as soon as possible / at the first opportunity / the sooner the better / before it's too late

gan3

shang4
to keep up with / to catch up with / to overtake / to chance upon / in time for

gan3

dao4
to hurry (to some place)

gan3

zou3
to drive out / to turn back

gan3

che1
to drive a cart

gan3

lai2
to rush over

qu1

gan3
to drive (vehicle) / to drive out / to chase away / to herd (people towards a gate)

gan3

pao3
to drive away / to force out / to repel

gan3

jin4

sha1

jue2
to kill to the last one (idiom) / to exterminate / to eradicate / ruthless

gan3

bu4

ji2
not enough time (to do sth) / too late (to do sth)

gan3

ji2
to go to market / to go to a fair

gan3

chao1
to overtake

gan3

de2

ji2
there is still time (to do sth) / to be able to do sth in time / to be able to make it

ying2

tou2

gan3

shang4
to try hard to catch up

gan3

fu4
to hurry / to rush

zhui1

gan3
to pursue / to chase after / to accelerate / to catch up with / to overtake

ni3

zhui1

wo3

gan3
friendly one-upmanship / to try to emulate

liu2

xing1

gan3

yue4
lit. a meteor catching up with the moon / swift action (idiom)

gan3

bu4

shang4
can't keep up with / can't catch up with / cannot overtake

gan3

chu1
to drive away

gan3

qian2

bu4

gan3

hou4
it's better to hurry at the start than to rush later (idiom)

gan3

gong1
to work against the clock / to hurry with work to get it done in time

gan3

ming2

r5
(coll.) some day / one of these days

gan3

lang4

tou5
to follow the trend

gan3

kao3
to go and take an imperial examination

gan3

jiao3
to work as a carter or porter / to transport goods for a living (esp. by donkey)

gan3

ya1

zi5

shang4

jia4
lit. to drive a duck onto a perch (idiom) / fig. to push sb to do sth way beyond their ability

hong1

gan3
to drive away

qu1

mo2

gan3

gui3
to exorcise / to drive out evil spirits

Example sentences for

 
immediately - get out of the way - this - is - world of mortals - Daoist immortal
Get out of the way immediately! This is a Daoist immortal from the world of mortals
 
quick - thank
Quick, show your gratitude
 
at - there - you - is - most - big - quickly - thank
There you will be the most important person. Hurry and show your gratitude
 
come - at once - blow - fire
Come, quickly blow the fire
 
at once - put out - open a furnace
Immediately put out the fire and open the furnace

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