xiu1 =
xi + ou1

surname Xiu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiu1 =
xi + ou1

to decorate / to embellish / to repair / to build / to write / to cultivate / to study / to take (a class) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Louvre Marie Curie tries to repair her binoculars. She's been working on it for such a long time that she already grew a long Santa Claus beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


xiu1 =
xi + ou1

dried meat / private teacher's remuneration / withered / variant of 修[xiu1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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you1 =
y + ou1

distant, far / adverbial prefix | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: binoculars.

With the help of binoculars, in front of the Louvre Rosa Luxemburg sees Maud Younger trying to break into the Louvre using a sledgehammer. Rosa acts quickly and uses a dinosaur bone as a boomerang to paralyze Maud. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 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 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,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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,
almost 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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
+
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,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
xx5

rap / tap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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 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
+

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou1

In front of the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xiu1

gai3
to amend / to alter / to modify (HSK level 5)

xiu1

jian4
to build / to construct (HSK level 6)

xiu1

li3
to repair / to perform maintenance / to overhaul / to fix / to prune / to trim / (coll.) to sort sb out / to fix sb (HSK level 6)

xiu1

fu4
to restore / to renovate / restoration (HSK level 6)

wei2

xiu1
maintenance (of equipment) / to protect and maintain (HSK level 6)

xiu1

shi4
member of religious order / frater

xiu1

shen1
to cultivate one's moral character

xuan3

xiu1

ke4
optional course (in school)

zhu3

xiu1
to major in

ao4

de2

xiu1

si1
Odysseus

bi4

xiu1

ke4
required course / compulsory course

xiu1

shi4
to decorate / to adorn / to dress up / to polish (a written piece) / to qualify or modify (grammar)

zheng3

xiu1
to repair / to refurbish / to renovate / to refit / to mend / to rebuild

xiu1

hao3
to repair

xiu1

nu:3
nun or sister (of the Roman Catholic or Greek Orthodox churches)

xiu1

zheng3
to spruce up / to renovate / to tend (a garden) / to groom (one's hair) / to finish (a rough surface) / to trim (a lawn) / to touch up (a photo)

da4

xiu1
overhaul

xiu1

xing2
religious practice (Buddhism)

nian2

jiu3

shi1

xiu1
worn down by years of non-repair

xiu1

jiao3

shi1
pedicurist

xiu1

zheng4

zhu3

yi4
revisionism

xiu1

gai3
稿
gao3
revised draft / new version (of a document)

fan1

xiu1
to rebuild (house or road) / to overhaul

xiu1

yang3
accomplishment / training / self-cultivation

xiu1

wu3
Xiuwu county in Jiaozuo 焦作[Jiao1 zuo4], Henan

xiu1

chang2
slender / lanky / tall and thin

xiu1

shan4
to renovate / to repair (a building)

bao3

xiu1

qi1
guarantee period / warranty period

bi4

xiu1
a required course

xiu1

zhu4
to build

xiu1

li3

chang3
repair shop

a1

xiu1

luo2
Asura, malevolent spirits in Indian mythology

zhuang1

xiu1
to decorate / interior decoration / to fit up / to renovate

xiu1

ci2
rhetoric

jin4

xiu1
to undertake advanced studies / to take a refresher course

jian3

xiu1
to overhaul / to examine and fix (a motor) / to service (a vehicle)

xiu1

ding4
to revise

xiu1

dao4
to practice Daoism

xiu1

lu4
to repair a road

xiu1

dao4

yuan4
monastery / convent

Example sentences for

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote almost 2 years ago: Note that this character has 9 strokes, not 10; 攵 is changed to 夂.

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