you2 =
y + ou2

post (office) / mail | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
chui2 =
chu + ei2

to hang (down) / droop / dangle / bend down / hand down / bequeath / nearly / almost / to approach | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The cat o' nine tails (壬) has been chasing Chantal Chicken (chu) all around the Eiffel tower. Just inside the entrance (ei2) there is a weeping willow (垂, 垂柳) on which Chantal Chicken sits. Next to the willow, the cat o' nine tails is approaching. Both of them are holding a steel beam (工) in their hands to use as sword in their final encounter. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / ninth in order / letter "I" or roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / nona | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a cat o' nine tails. Robinson Crusoe wants to propose to the bachelor just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. To Robinson's despair, just as he presents his banana, a cat o' nine tails jumps between the two and eats the banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
+
shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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+

+
gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+

+
gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


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is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ou2

Just inside the Louvre's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


dian4

zi3

you2

jian4
email / CL:封[feng1],份[fen4] (HSK level 3)

you2

ju2
post office / CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

you2

bao4
Post (in the name of a newspaper)

you2

zheng4

bian1

ma3
postal code / zip code

you2

zheng4

ju2
post office

you2

zi1
postage

you2

ji4
to mail / to send by post

you2

fei4
postage

you2

chuo1
postmark

you2

zheng4
postal service / postal

ji4

nian4

you2

piao4
commemorative postage stamp

ji2

you2

ce4
stamp album / CL:本[ben3]

you2

gou4
mail order / to purchase by mail

you2

tong3
mailbox / pillar box / (old) letter

you2

lun2
ocean liner / cruise liner

you2

bian1
postal code / zip code

you2

xiang1
mailbox

you2

bao1
postal parcel / parcel

you2

dai4
postbag

tong1

you2
to have postal communications

you2

di4
to send by mail / to post

you2

piao4
(postage) stamp / CL:枚[mei2],張|张[zhang1]

you2

che1
mail van / mail coach

you2

jian4
mail / post

you2

chai1
(old) postman

you2

di4

yuan2
mailman

ji2

you2
stamp collecting / philately

you2

hua1
(dialect) (postage) stamp

you2

di4

qu1

hao4
ZIP code / postal code

you2

dian4
post and telecommunications

wan4

guo2

you2

lian2
Universal Postal Union (UPU)

zhong1

guo2

you2

zheng4
China Post (Chinese postal service)

wan4

guo2

you2

zheng4

lian2

meng2
Universal Postal Union

hua2

sheng4

dun4

you2

bao4
Washington Post (newspaper)

hang2

you2
air mail

hang2

kong1

you2

jian4
airmail

niu3

yue1

you2

bao4
New York Post (newspaper)

mei3

ri4

you2

bao4
Daily Mail (newspaper)

ge1

shi1

da2

you2

lun2
Costa Cruises (brand)

la1

ji1

dian4

you2
see 垃圾郵件|垃圾邮件[la1 ji1 you2 jian4]

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