nai4 =
n + ai4

how can one help | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Napoleon (n) wants to put his guideon (示) on the peak of Mount Sinai (奈) in the palace's bathroom (ai4), but the robot (大) normally responsible for carrying his guideon is broken. Without any better option (奈) Napoleon will have to carry up the guideon himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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+
shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to show / to reveal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A standard or guidon, as used in the military. Sherlock Holmes tries out his new guidon in the space station's bathroom. The standard features a capacitor and a daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

n

Napoleon - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


wu2

nai4
helpless / without choice / for lack of better option / grudgingly / willy-nilly / nolens volens / abbr. for 無可奈何|无可奈何[wu2 ke3 nai4 he2] (HSK level 5)

wu2

ke3

nai4

he2
have no way out / have no alternative / abbr. to 無奈|无奈[wu2 nai4] (HSK level 6)

kang1

nai4

er3
Cornell (US University)

lin2

nai4
Carl Linnaeus / Carl Linné

nai4

he2
to do something to sb / to deal with / to cope / how? / to no avail

nai4

luo4

bi3
Nairobi, capital of Kenya (Tw)
西
xi1

nai4
Sinai Peninsula

nai4

liang2
Nara, an old capital of Japan

mo4

nai4
Claude Monet (1840-1926), French impressionist painter

wan4

ban1

wu2

nai4
to have no way out / to have no alternative

qin1

nai4
Chennai, capital of southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu 泰米爾納德邦|泰米尔纳德邦[Tai4 mi3 er3 Na4 de2 bang1] / formerly called Madras 馬德拉斯|马德拉斯[Ma3 de2 la1 si1]

shan1

nai4

jia3
potassium cyanide KCN / same as 氰化鉀|氰化钾

kang1

nai4

er3

da4

xue2
Cornell University

nai4

mi3
(Taiwan) nanometer / nano- (prefix meaning "nanoscale")

nai4

miao3
nanosecond, ns, 10^-9 s (Taiwan) / PRC equivalent: 納秒|纳秒[na4 miao3]

ge2

lin2

nai4

er3

da4

xue2
Grinnell College (private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, USA)

mo4

nai4

he2
to have no alternative / to be helpless

nai4

man4

qi2
Naiman banner or Naiman khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia

shen2

nai4

chuan1
Kanagawa, Japan

shen2

nai4

chuan1

xian4
Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

nai4

man4
Naiman banner or Naiman khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia
西
xi1

nai4

ban4

dao3
Sinai Peninsula
西
xi1

nai4

shan1
Mount Sinai

nai4

ji2

li4

ya4
Nigeria, West Africa (Tw)

xiang1

nai4

er2
Chanel (brand name)

nai4

liang2

shi2

dai4
Nara period (710-794) in early Japanese history

nai4

liang2

xian4
Nara prefecture in central Japan

shan1

nai4
Thai ginger / lesser galangale (Kaempferia galanga) / cyanide (loanword) / same as 氰化

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