tou4 =
t + ou4

to penetrate / to pass through / thoroughly / completely / transparent / to appear / to show | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) is taking part in a talent show (秀) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). His performance involves him dancing in gladiator sandals (辶) and using the sandals to penetrate (透) and smash all kinds of barriers made of concrete, steel, and your worst enemy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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xiu4 =
xi + ou4

handsome / refined / elegant / graceful / performance / ear of grain / show (loanword) / CL:場|场[chang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a talent show.

Marie Curie (xi) is preparing for her performance (秀) in a talent show (秀) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). She will be juggling lots of bowls of cereals (禾) without spilling the cereals. Her secret is that she convinced a poltergeist (乃) to help her, which will make itself invisible during the show and handle the cereals for her. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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nai3 =
n + ai3

to be / thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A poltergeist. Napoleon tries to fend off a poltergeist with a banana in the palace. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿

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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


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he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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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


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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, 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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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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


tou4

ming2
transparent / open (non-secretive) (HSK level 5)

shen4

tou4
to permeate / to infiltrate / to pervade / osmosis (HSK level 6)

tou4

ming2

du4
transparency / (policy of) openness

tou4

shi4
to see through / perspective / to examine by fluoroscopy (i.e. X-ray)

tou4

lu4
to leak out / to divulge / to reveal

tou4

zhi1
(bank) overdraft

tou4

xi1

ji1
dialysis machine

tou4

guang1
transparent / translucent

tou4

she4
to transmit / transmission (of radiation through a medium) / passage

tou4

shi4

tu2
a figure in perspective / perspective drawing

lu4

tou4

she4
Reuters News Agency

tou4

che4
penetrating / thorough / incisive

tou4

lou4
to divulge / to leak / to reveal

tou4

liang4
bright / shining / translucent / crystal clear

tou4

guo4
through / via

shu2

tou4
completely ripe / ripened / (of meat) well-done

tu1

tou4

jing4
convex lens

tou4

ding3
out-and-out / thoroughly

jin4

tou4
to soak / to saturate / to drench / to permeate

kan4

tou4
to understand thoroughly / to see beyond the facade / to see through (sb)
穿
chuan1

tou4
to penetrate

tou4

jing4
lens (optics)

shen4

tou4

ya1
osmotic pressure

zao1

tou4
in a bad state / horrible / dreadful / entirely regrettable

xiong1

tou4
chest X-ray

bao2

tou4

jing4
thin lens (i.e. of negligible thickness in optics)

xue4

ye4

tou4

xi5
hemodialysis

xue4

ye4

tou4

xi5

ji1
hemodialysis machine

lu4

tou4
Reuters (news agency)

zhong4

le4

tou4
to win at the lottery

lu4

tou4

ji2

tuan2
Reuters group plc

tou4

yin4

ban3

yin4

shua1
offset

tou4

ping2

ji1
turbine

tou4

ming2

cheng2

du4
transparency

tou4

ming2

zhi4

suan1
hyaluronic acid / hyaluronan

tou4

xi1
dialysis (separation of crystalloids by osmosis)

tou4

shui3
permeable / percolation / water leak

tou4

shui3

xing4
permeability

tou4

che4
variant of 透徹|透彻[tou4 che4]

tou4

pi2

tan4

ju1
cutaneous anthrax

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