suo3 =
su + o3

to lock up / to lock / lock / CL:把[ba3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Stephanie Spider (su) saved one of the last aloe vera (⺌) plants by locking (锁) it in a web made of spider silk in Olavinlinna Castle (o3). The crab (贝) wants to steal the aloe and tries to break the container open using a golden harpoon (钅). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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


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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

su

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

o3

Inside Olavinlinna Castle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


feng1

suo3
to blockade / to seal off (HSK level 6)

lian2

suo3
to interlock / to be linked / chain (store etc) (HSK level 6)

gua4

suo3
padlock

lian2

suo3

dian4
chain store

suo3

lian4
chains / shackles

suo3

gu3
collarbone / clavicle

jia1

suo3
stocks and chain / in fetters

suo3

kong3
keyhole

tan2

huang2

suo3
spring lock

suo3

ding4
to lock (a door) / to close with a latch / to lock into place / a lock / a latch / to lock a computer file (to prevent it being overwritten) / to lock (denying access to a computer system or device or files, e.g. by password-protection) / to focus attention on / to target

suo3

jiang5
locksmith

lian2

suo3

fan3

ying4
chain reaction

feng1

suo3
线
xian4
blockade line / CL:道[dao4]

men2

suo3
door lock

la1

suo3
zipper

suo3

men2
to lock the door

kai1

suo3
to unlock

bi4

guan1

suo3

guo2
to close the passes and seal off the country / to close a country to exclude foreign contact

suo3

chi2
(dialect) key / Taiwan pr. [suo3 shi5]

suo3

na4
suona, Chinese shawm / see 嗩吶|唢呐

suo3

guo2
to close a country / to exclude foreign contact / closed country (Qing China, North Korea etc)

suo3

cun2

qi4
latch (electronic)

suo3

diao4
lock up / lock out / to lock

suo3

che4
catch (of a lock)

suo3

yue4
key and lock / (fig.) strategic place

suo3

shuan1
latch / bolt (to lock a door or window)

liao4

suo3
fetter lock (to restrain horse) / handcuff lock

dao4

suo3
locked in (with the door locked from the outside)

bi4

suo3

qi1
lock-up period (on stock options)

wu4

suo3
fogbound / enshrouded in mist

bi4

suo3
to lock

yi1

ba3

yao4

shi5

kai1

yi1

ba3

suo3
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)

fan3

suo3
locked in (with the door locked from the outside)

ming2

jiang1

li4

suo3
lit. fettered by fame and locked up by riches (idiom); tied down by reputation and wealth / the victim of one's own success

da4

xie3

suo3

ding4
caps lock

mi4

ma3

suo3
combination lock

dan4

zi5

suo3
pin tumbler lock / spring lock

cha1

suo3
mortise lock

zhuang4

suo3
lock

an4

suo3
built-in lock

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