yuan2 =
yu + an2

shafts of cart / yamen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

long robe (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Did you know that it was Aphrodite (yu) and the giant (吉) who captured Yuan (袁) Shikai at the end of the war for the republic in 1916? They waited for him just inside the entrance of the Anchor Inn (an2) and wrapped him up in a long robe (袁) as soon as he entered. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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𧘇
ji2 =
ji + Ø2

surname Ji / abbr. for Jilin Province 吉林省[Ji2 lin2 Sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ji2 =
ji + Ø2

lucky / giga- (meaning billion or 10^9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: "Giga" stems from a Greek word for "giant", so I'll represent 吉 by a giant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


The giant just arrived at the space station and is very hungry. In each hand he holds Jeanne of Arc and the bachelor captive and robs them for their mandarins which he longs for. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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𧘇
𧘇
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𧘇

This looks like someone (人) stepping over something, tubes or whatever. I'm gonna represent 𧘇 with a stepladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


𧘇
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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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丿
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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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丿
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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
an2

In the Anchor Inn's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago

Words with


nan2

yuan2

bei3

zhe2
to act in a way that defeats one's purpose (idiom)

xuan1

yuan2
two-character surname Xuanyuan

xuan1

yuan2
Xuan Yuan, personal name of Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝[Huang2 di4]

che1

yuan2
shaft (pulling a cart)

jia4

yuan2
to pull a carriage (of draft animal)

xuan1

yuan2

shi2

si4
Regulus (constellation)

xuan1

yuan2

shi4
alternative name for the Yellow Emperor 黄帝

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