chu2 =
chu + Ø2

a hoe / to hoe or dig / to weed / to get rid of | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken (chu) is hoeing (锄) her garden just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2). It is easy to pop the water wings (助) that are growing between the plants with her hoe, but the golden harpoons (钅) are very difficult to get rid of. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

to help / to assist | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: water wings helping you to learn how to swim.

George Giant Squid wants to learn how to swim and put on a lot of floaties in the space station's bathroom. As he hits the power button to inflate the high tech floaties remotely he forgot that there are still a lot of floaties left, stored in the shelf—he is reminded instanlty as also all of them inflate. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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qie3 =
qi + e3

and / moreover / yet / for the time being / to be about to / both (... and...) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a shelf. The Queen of Hearts bought a new shelf for all her flutes. Because she is a queen and needs an extravagant shelf, she installed several Eye of Providences to give the flutes an extravagant lighting. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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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, 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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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


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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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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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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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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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


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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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting


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

chu

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

Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


chu2

cao3
to hoe / to weed

chu2

tou5
hoe / CL:把[ba3]

chu2

jian1
to weed out the traitors

chu2

qiang2

fu2

ruo4
to root out the strong and support the weak (idiom); to rob the rich and give to the poor

zhu1

chu2
to uproot / to eradicate (traitors)

chu2

li2
plow

zhu1

chu2

yi4

ji3
to wipe out dissenters / to exterminate those who disagree

chu2

di4
to hoe / to weed the soil

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