pu1 =
pu + Ø1

to spread / to display / to set up / (old) holder for door-knocker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pu4 =
pu + Ø4

plank bed / place to sleep / shop / store / (old) relay station | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Ivan Pavlov (甫) prepared a new display (铺) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). He used golden harpoons (钅) to pin down Petra Penguin (pu) on a plank bed (铺). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 22 hours ago | add a painting



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fu3 =
fu + Ø3

(classical) barely just / just now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Ivan Pavlov, 巴甫洛夫, the scientist.

Ivan Pavlov (甫) taught Frieda Fox (fu) to jump over a big cross (十) and catch the moon on the other side (月) as soon as Pavlov waves with a petal leaf (丶) in the space station (Ø3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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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,
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

simplified left radical form of 金 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a golden harpoon.

Jeanne of Arc guards the Tiananmen Square against heretics with a golden harpoon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

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

pu

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

Image by mandarinmuncher,
about 2 months ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


pu1

gai4
to spread evenly over

pu1

gai5
bedding / bedclothes

pu1

dian4
to spread out bedding / bedcover

dang4

pu4
pawn shop / CL:家[jia1],間|间[jian1]

chuang2

pu4
bed

jiu3

pu4
tavern / wine shop

pu1

zhang1

lang4

fei4
extravagance and waste (idiom)

da3

di4

pu4
to make one's bed on the floor

pu1

chuang2
to make a bed / to lay bedding

pu1

tian1

gai4

di4
lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering / omnipresent / of universal importance

pu1

lu4
to pave (with paving stones) / to lay a road / to give a present to sb to ensure success

pu1

she4
to lay (railroad tracks, carpet, pipeline) / to install (wiring, cable) / to construct (road, concrete slab)

pu4

zi5
store / shop

pu4

wei4
bunk / berth

pu1

ping2
to spread out (material) / to pave (the way, a road etc)

pu1

zhang1
ostentation / extravagance

dian4

pu4
store / shop

wo4

pu4
a bed (on a train) / a couchette

shang1

pu4
shop / store

pu1

zhan3
to spread out

pu1

qi4
to pave

pu1

chen2
to arrange / to spread out / to narrate in detail / to describe at great length / to elaborate

pu4

mian4
front window / store front

pu1

mian4
paving / pavement

pu1

gai4

juan3

r5
bedroll

pu4

yan3
to spread out widely / to disseminate

pu1

chen5
patch of cloth

pu1

gui3
to lay railway track

pu4

mian4

fang2
store / front room of house serving as shop

pu1

shou3
holder for door knocker

pu1

bai3
to display (goods) / to dispose of

diao4

pu4
suspended bunk

juan3

pu1

gai4
to pack and quit / to be sacked

juan3

pu1

gai4

zou3

ren2
to pack one's things and leave

ban1

pu4
to arrange (for the dying)

zi3

ping2

pu1
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

zi3

ping2

pu1

da4

ba4
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

zi3

ping2

pu1

shui3

ku4
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

tong3

pu4
a common bed (to sleep many)

mei3

ti3

xiao3

pu4
Body shop (UK cosmetics company)

Example sentences for

 
stars - set up - silver - river - rainbow - act as - fly - bridge
The stars are flowing in silver rivers, rainbows act as flying bridges

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