zao1 =
z + ao1

to meet by chance (usually with misfortune) / classifier for events: time, turn, incident | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Once upon a time (遭) Zorro (b) caught a huge white Chinese herring (曹) and brought it back to the Taos Pueblo (ao1), but he met with misfortune (遭) as he dropped the herring onto his new gladiator sandals (辶) in front of the Taos Pueblo (ao1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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cao2 =
c + ao2

surname Cao / Zhou Dynasty vassal state | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cao2 =
c + ao2

class or grade / generation / plaintiff and defendant (old) / government department (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Chinese / white herring.

The King of Chu (c) called Cao Cao too often (曹) and now he's about to enter the Taos Pueblo (ao2). To pay him respect the King of Chu plays a flute (一) and the Chinese / white herring (曹) plays a harp (曲). They also record their performance with a microphone (曰). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months 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,
about 3 years ago


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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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,
about 3 years ago


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qu1 =
qu + Ø1

surname Qu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

qu1 =
qu + Ø1

bent / crooked / wrong / yeast | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

qu3 =
qu + Ø3

tune / song / CL:支[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Cupid is playing a harp in the space station. He's sitting on a big wooden box, playing the harp and wielding a double axe at the same time. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years 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,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

z

Zorro - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zao1

yang1
to suffer a calamity (HSK level 6)

zao1

yu4
to meet with / to encounter / (bitter) experience (HSK level 6)

zao1

shou4
to suffer / to sustain (loss, misfortune) (HSK level 6)

can3

zao1
to suffer (defeat, death etc)

zao1

dao4
to suffer / to meet with (sth unfortunate)

mian3

zao1
to avoid suffering / to avoid meeting (a fatal accident) / spared

zao1

nan4
to run into misfortune

zao1

feng2
to encounter (sth unpleasant)

lu:3

zao1

bu4

ce4
beset by a series of mishaps (idiom)

lu:3

zao1
to suffer repeatedly

wu1

lou4

geng4

zao1

lian2

ye4

yu3
when it rains, it pours (idiom)

zao1

ju4
to meet with a refusal (e.g. visa) / to have an application rejected

zao1

wen1
to suffer from a plague / to endure a misfortune / a plague on him!

zao1

zui4
to endure / to suffer hardships / hard time / nuisance

can3

zao1

bu4

xing4
to meet with disaster / to die tragically

zhou1

zao1
surrounding / nearby

po4

wu1

you4

zao1

lian2

ye4

yu3
see 屋漏偏逢連夜雨|屋漏偏逢连夜雨[wu1 lou4 pian1 feng2 lian2 ye4 yu3]

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