gen1 =
g + (e)n1

heel / to follow closely / to go with / to marry sb (of woman) / with / towards / as (compared to) / from (different from) / and (in addition to) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes marries a cowboy in front of the Forbidden City and wants to follow him forever. The cowboy wears cowboy boots and chews chewing gum all the time, even during the ceremony. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zu2 =
zu + Ø2

side form of 足, "foot" | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A big, left cowboy boot with spurs and everything.

Zapatista Zebra wants to enter the space station, but just inside the entrance he is hold up at the barrier. The spurs at his cowboy boot are not safe enough, so he has to stick a mandarin on it to make them safe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - 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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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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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


gen1

qian2
in front of / close to / nearby / the time just before (HSK level 6)

gen1

qian5
living with sb / nearby (HSK level 6)

gen1

sui2
to follow (HSK level 6)

gen1

zong1
to follow sb's tracks / to tail / to shadow / tracking (HSK level 6)

gen1

bu5

shang4
not able to keep up with

gen1

zhe5
to follow after / immediately afterwards

jin3

gen1
to follow precisely / to comply with

xie2

gen1
heel (of a shoe)

jiao3

gen1
heel

gen1

shou3
(coll.) pronto / immediately

gen1

jiao3
to feet the feet perfectly / to follow closely / hard on sb's heels

gen1

tou5
to trip / to fall down / to tumble / a somersault / to fall head over heels

gao1

gen1

xie2
high-heeled shoes

jiao3

hou4

gen1
heel

fan1

gen1

tou5
to tumble / to turn a cartwheel / a somersault

gen1

jin4
to follow / to follow up

gen1

ban1
attendant / footman (servant)

gen1

shang4
to catch up with / to keep pace with

shuai1

gen1

tou5
to fall / fig. to suffer a setback

zai1

gen1

tou5
to fall head over heels / (fig.) to come a cropper

nie4

gen1
too large or small for the feet (of shoes)

gen1

pai1
to document on film the course of events / to follow sb with a camera

hao3

nan2

bu4

gen1

nu:3

dou4
a real man doesn't fight with womenfolk (idiom)

da3

gen1

tou5
somersault / to turn head over heels / to tumble

zhe1

gen1

tou5
to do a somersault / to turn head over heels

bai3

you2

jiao3

gen1

zhi1

zhou1
Tar Heel state

zhan4

wen3

jiao3

gen1
to stand firmly / to gain a foothold / to establish oneself

fan1

gen1

dou3
to turn a somersault

jiao3

gen1

jiao3
one closely following the other

ci2

gen1

yu3
amorphous language

gen1

ren2
to marry (of woman)

gen1

bao1
to work as footman / to do odd jobs / to understudy (an opera actor)

gen1

pi4

gu5
to tag along behind / to follow sb closely

gen1

pi4

chong2
lit. bum beetle / sb who tags along / shadow / sycophant

gen1

chai1
attendant

gen1

cong2
to follow / (of a woman) to get married / (old) attendant

na3

r5

gen1

na3

r5
what's that have to do with it? / what's the connection?

gen1

zhu4
to match a bet / to call (poker)

gen1

jian4
heel tendon of mammals / Achilles tendon

gen1

feng1
to go with the tide / to blindly follow the crowd / to follow the trend

Example sentences for

 
Big - spirit - with - me - go - see
Great immortal, follow me
 
Fine - I, old Sun - right away - follow - you - go for a bit
Fine, I'll follow you right away
 
I, old Sun - insist on - with - you - cross swords
On the contrary I, old Sun, insist on competing with you

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