yuan3 =
yu + an3

far / distant / remote | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In Anchor Inn Aphrodite spent already hundreds of coins on a claw crane, because she wants these gladiator sandals so badly. She tries again and again, but she always moves the claw too far. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


yuan4 =
yu + an4

to distance oneself from (classical) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan / the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

unit of money (in PRC: Chinese yuan, in USA: dollar, etc) / primary / first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wu Kong offers Aphrodite a coin just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. As Aphrodite takes it, she's literally shocked: Sun Wu Kong hooked up a capacitor to it to play a bad joke on her, and he's laughing his ass off. - 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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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chuo4 =
chu + o4

to walk (side part of split character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken tries out her new gladiator sandals in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

yu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an3

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

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


yong3

yuan3
forever / eternal (HSK level 4)

ren4

zhong4

dao4

yuan3
a heavy load and a long road / fig. to bear heavy responsibilities through a long struggle (cf Confucian Analects, 8.7) (HSK level 6)

yao2

yuan3
distant / remote (HSK level 6)

yuan3

zheng1

jun1
expeditionary force / army on a distant expedition

chang2

yuan3
long-term / long-range

yuan3

zou3

gao1

fei1
to go far / to escape to faraway places

yuan3

jin4
far and near / distance

yuan3

du4

chong2

yang2
to travel across the oceans

yuan3

jiao1
outer suburbs / remote outskirts of a city

yuan3

yang2
distant seas / the open ocean (far from the coast)

yuan3

zu2
excursion / hike / march

yuan3

jian4
vision

yuan3

shi4
farsighted / hyperopia or hypermetropia (farsightedness)

yuan3

guang1

deng1
high beam (headlights)

yuan3

da4
far-reaching / broad / ambitious / promising

yuan3

gu3
antiquity / ancient times

yuan3

jian4

zhuo2

shi2
visionary and sagacious (idiom)

gao1

yuan3
lofty

yuan3

fang2
distantly related / a distant relative

yuan3

yuan3
distant

pian1

yuan3
remote / far from civilization

yuan3

zheng1
an expedition, esp. military / march to remote regions

yuan3

tiao4
to gaze into the distance

hao4

gao1

wu4

yuan3
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom) / to aim too high

tiao4

yuan3
long jump (athletics)

yuan3

men2
(to go to) distant parts / faraway / a distant relative

yuan3

xing2
a long journey / far from home

shen1

yuan3
far-reaching / profound and long-lasting

yuan3

hang2
distant sea voyage

yuan3

dong1
Far East (loanword)

yuan3

you2
to travel far / distant wanderings

bu4

yuan3

qian1

li3
make light of traveling a thousand li / go to the trouble of traveling a long distance

jiu3

yuan3
old / ancient / far away

lao3

yuan3
very far away

shen1

mou2

yuan3

lu:4
lit. deep plans and distant thoughts / to plan far ahead (idiom)

wang4

yuan3

jing4
binoculars / telescope / CL:付[fu4],副[fu4],部[bu4]

yuan3

wang4
to gaze afar / to look into the distance

kai1

yuan3
Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

yuan3

jing3
prospect / long-range view

shu1

yuan3
to drift apart / to become estranged / to alienate / estrangement

Example sentences for

 
if - not - eliminated - dragon palace - for ever - not - obtain - peace
If he is not eliminated, the dragon palace will never return to peace
 
In that case - very - just - difference - very far
It doesn't even come close
 
small - deity - never before - far - welcome - guilty
This small deity never before greeted the goddesses even from far away. I'm guilty

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