bei1 =
b + ei1

low / base / vulgar / inferior / humble | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Alps, 阿尔卑斯.

Beelzebub (b) was racing to arrive at the top of the Alps (卑) in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1), but he slips on a banana peel (丿), tumbles all the way back to the foot of the mountain and has to wave his white flag (白) as another team sets up their cross (十) on the Alps. At the bottom of the Alps, Beelzebub feels extremely humble (卑) as he watches the huge mountains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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丿
+
bai2 =
b + ai2

surname Bai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bai2 =
b + ai2

white / snowy / pure / bright / empty / blank / plain / clear / to make clear / in vain / gratuitous / free of charge / reactionary / anti-communist / funeral / to stare coldly / to write wrong character / to state / to explain / vernacular / spoken lines in opera | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A white flag. Beelzebub is waving with a white flag just inside the entrance of the palace - the sun is attacking him with a big petal leaf. - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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,
over 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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

b

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


bei1

bi3
base / mean / contemptible / despicable (HSK level 6)

zi4

bei1
feeling inferior / self-abased (HSK level 6)

bei1

wei1
petty and low

bei1

lie4
base / mean / despicable

qian1

bei1
humble

bei1

xia4
base / low

bei1

jian4
lowly / mean and low

bei1

qie4
mean and cowardly / abject

bu4

bei1

bu4

kang4
neither servile nor overbearing (idiom) / neither obsequious nor supercilious

bei1

er3

gen1
Bergen

bei1

wu1
despicable and filthy / foul

bei1

ci2

hou4

bi4
humble expression for generous donation

bei1

ci2

hou4

li3
humble expression for generous gift

bei1

gong1

qu1

jie2
to bow and scrape / to act servilely

bei1

bi3

wo4

chuo4
sordid and contemptible (idiom); vile and repulsive (esp. character or action)

bei1

lou4
humble / petty / crude

bei1

lou4

wo4

chuo4
sordid and contemptible (idiom); vile and repulsive (esp. character or action)

bei1

shi1
British Columbia, province of Canada (loanword from "BC")

bei1

nan2

xiang1
Beinan or Peinan township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县[Tai2 dong1 xian4], southeast Taiwan

bei1

nan2

zu2
puyuma, one of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan

bei1

nan2
Beinan or Peinan township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县[Tai2 dong1 xian4], southeast Taiwan

bei1

bei1

bu4

zu2

dao4
to be too petty or insignificant to mention / to not be worth mentioning (idiom)

zun1

bei1
seniors and juniors

bu4

kang4

bu4

bei1
neither haughty nor humble / neither overbearing nor servile / neither supercilious nor obsequious

bei1

zhi1

,

wu2

shen4

gao1

lun4
my opinion, nothing very involved (idiom, humble expression); my humble point is a familiar opinion / what I say is really nothing out of the ordinary

nan2

zun1

nu:3

bei1
to regard men as superior to women (idiom)

zi4

bei1

xin1

li3
sense of inferiority / inferiority complex

zi4

bei1

qing2

xu4
inferiority complex

bei1

zhi1

,

wu2

shen4

gao1

lun4
my opinion, nothing very involved (idiom, humble expression); my humble point is a familiar opinion / what I say is really nothing out of the ordinary

bei1

bu4

zu2

dao4
not worth mentioning

a1

er3

bei1

si1
Alps, mountain range bordering Switzerland

a1

er3

bei1

si1

shan1
Alps, mountain range bordering Switzerland

xian1

bei1
Xianbei or Xianbi, group of northern nomadic peoples

bei1

gong1

qu1

xi1
to bow and bend the knee (idiom); fawning / bending and scraping to curry favor

xian1

bei1

zu2
Xianbei or Xianbi, historic ethnic group of northern nomads

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