suan1 =
su + an1

sour / tart / sick at heart / grieved / sore / aching / pedantic / impractical / an acid | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The rooster (酉) and Stephanie Spider (su) where once friends, but recently they haven been fighting over a lover. Because they are both wuxia (夋) superheroes, they have been fighting for three days in front of the Anchor Inn (an1) without determining a winner. Finally they decide to settle their sour (酸) dispute and share a tart (酸) tarte to renew their friendship. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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qun1 =
qu + (e)n1

to dawdle / emperor Yao's father / fleet-footed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: someone with sick wuxia skills, because wuxia heroes fly fleet-footed.

Cupid (qu) is practicing his wuxia (夋) skills in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). His speciality is his runny nose (允) of which he wields the snot gracefully leaving any enemy paralyzed in disgust. He is also wearing high heels (夂) while soaring through the air. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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yun3 =
yu + (e)n3

just / fair / to permit / to allow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wukong (儿) has a runny nose (mnemonic symbol for 允) and is constantly blowing his nose in the Forbidden City ((e)n3). Aphrodite (yu) is very annoyed and tells him that it is not allowed (允) to blow one's nose in the Forbidden City. Instead she hands him a fake nose (厶) with which he is to hide his real nose. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

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


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

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


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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


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丿
+
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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you3 =
y + ou3

10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The rooster and Maud Younger are taking part in a re-enactment in the Louvre. They re-enact former times by getting up with sunrise; the rooster stands on top of the sun and crows so that everybody gets up, and Maud Younger plays a traditional sihu fiddle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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wu4 =
w + Ø4

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu4 =
w + Ø4

cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

r5

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


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

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

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

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

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

su

Stephanie Spider - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


suan1

cai4
pickled vegetables, especially Chinese cabbage

suan1

tian2

ku3

la4
sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot / fig. the joys and sorrows of life

yi3

suan1
acetic acid (CH3COOH) / ethanoic acid

he2

suan1
nucleic acid / RNA or DNA

xiao1

suan1

gan1

you2
nitroglycerine

ning2

meng2

suan1
citric acid

gui1

suan1

yan2
silicate

suan1

liu1

liu1
sour / acid

liu2

suan1

yan2
sulfate

liu2

suan1
sulfuric acid H2SO4 / sulfate

cu4

suan1
acetic acid (CH3COOH) / acetate

he2

tang2

he2

suan1
ribonucleic acid (RNA)

ye4

suan1
folic acid

qing2

suan1
cyanic acid HCN

yan2

suan1
hydrochloric acid HCl

peng2

suan1
boric acid H3BO3

suan1

ru3
yogurt

xiao1

suan1

yin2
silver nitrate

ya4

xiao1

suan1

yan2
nitrite

gu3

an1

suan1
glutamic acid (Glu), an amino acid

ben3

jia3

suan1
benzoic acid C6H5COOH

ying4

zhi1

suan1
stearic acid / stearate

tan4

suan1
carbonic acid / carbonate

han2

suan1
wretched / poverty-stricken / unpresentable (for clothing, gifts etc)

xiao1

suan1

na4
sodium nitrate

tan4

suan1

na4
soda / sodium carbonate (chemistry)

jia3

suan1
formylic acid (HCOOH) / formic acid / methanoic acid

ya4

liu2

suan1
sulfurous acid

shui3

yang2

suan1
salicylic acid

ci4

lu:4

suan1
hypochlorous acid HOCl (bleach)

suan1

tong4
to ache

zhi1

fang2

suan1
fatty acid

wei4

suan1
gastric acid

suan1

nai3
yogurt

lin2

suan1
phosphoric acid

ru3

suan1
lactic acid

suan1

xing4
acidity

bing3

xi1

suan1
acrylic acid C3H4O2

gui1

suan1
silicic acid / silicate

xiao1

suan1

jia3
potassium nitrate

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