tian1 =
ti + an1

day / sky / heaven | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) programmed a robot (大) to play a flute duet together with her in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). As they play their flutes (一) an angel (天) hears their heavenly tune and descends from heaven to listen to them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year 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,
over 2 years ago


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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

ti

Mother Teresa - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zuo2

tian1
yesterday (HSK level 1)

jin1

tian1
today / at the present / now (HSK level 1)

tian1

qi4
weather (HSK level 1)

ming2

tian1
tomorrow (HSK level 1)

liao2

tian1
to chat / to gossip (HSK level 4)

tian1

kong1
sky (HSK level 5)

li3

bai4

tian1
Sunday (HSK level 5)

tian1

zhen1
naive / innocent / artless (HSK level 5)

tian1

sheng1
nature / disposition / innate / natural (HSK level 6)

hang2

tian1
space flight (HSK level 6)

tian1

ran2

qi4
natural gas (HSK level 6)

tian1

wen2
astronomy (HSK level 6)

cheng2

tian1
(coll.) all day long / all the time (HSK level 6)

de2

tian1

du2

hou4
(of an area) rich in resources / (of a person) gifted or able (idiom) (HSK level 6)

tian1

tang2
paradise / heaven (HSK level 6)

tian1

lun2

zhi1

le4
family love and joy / domestic bliss (HSK level 6)

tian1

cai2
talent / gift / genius / talented / gifted (HSK level 6)

xie4

tian1

xie4

di4
Thank heavens! / Thank goodness that's worked out so well!

tian1

e2
swan

tian1

zhu3
God (in Catholicism) / abbr. for 天主教[Tian1 zhu3 jiao4], Catholicism

hou4

tian1
the day after tomorrow / post-natal / acquired (not innate) / a posteriori

tian1

lang2

xing1
Sirius, a double star in constellation Canis Major 大犬座

tian1

huang1

di4

lao3
until the end of time (idiom)

hun1

tian1

hei1

di4
lit. dark sky and black earth (idiom) / fig. pitch dark / to black out / disorderly / troubled times

mo2

tian1

lou2
skyscraper / CL:座[zuo4]

tian1

luo2

di4

wang3
inescapable net (idiom) / trap / dragnet

hua1

tian1

jiu3

di4
to spend one's time in drinking and pleasure (idiom); to indulge in sensual pleasures / life of debauchery

mo2

tian1

da4

sha4
skyscraper / CL:座[zuo4]

leng3

tian1
cold weather / cold season

tian1

xia4

tai4

ping2
the whole world at peace (idiom); peace and prosperity

tian1

e2

hu2
Swan Lake

tian1

guo2
Kingdom of Heaven

tian1

xiao3

de5
Heaven knows!

guang1

tian1

hua4

ri4
the full light of day (idiom) / fig. peace and prosperity / in broad daylight

tian1

huang2
Emperor of Japan / Tennō / Mikado

da4

bai2

tian1
broad daylight

tian1

yi1

wu2

feng4
lit. seamless heavenly clothes (idiom) / fig. flawless

quan2

tian1

hou4
all-weather

ban4

bian1

tian1
half the sky / women of the new society / womenfolk

da4

hou4

tian1
three days from now / day after day after tomorrow

Example sentences for

 
I, old Sun - go up - heaven - enter - earth - there is no - place - not - able
I fly to the sky, I enter the sea, there is nowhere I cannot go
 
come - people - quickly - take - that - seven - thousand - two - hundred - catty - square - heaven - halberd
Come! Quickly take the 7200 half-kilogram halberd here
 
general Na Lu Tian - forward - go - subdue - devil - monkey
General Na Lu Tian, go forward and force the monkey devil to capitulate
 
regarding - old - servant - apparently - it would be better to - carry - edict - summon - him - to fly to the sky
In the opinion of this old servant, apparently it would be better to bring him an edict inviting him to heaven
 
take - him - deceive - fly to the sky - come - strictly - control
We can lure him here and strictly control him
 
big - king - heaven - up - come down - one - old codger
Great king, there is an old codger coming down from heaven
 
I - is - heaven - up - come - demand - see - you - king
I came from heaven and demand to see your king

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