cuo4 =
cu + o4

surname Cuo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cuo4 =
cu + o4

mistake / wrong / bad / interlocking / complex / to grind / to polish / to alternate / to stagger / to miss / to let slip / to evade / to inlay with gold or silver | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat just finished polishing her golden harpoon in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom, but afterwards she made the terrible mistake of dropping her milkshake on it. Now she'll have to polish it all over again. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xi1 =
xi + Ø1

surname Xi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi1 =
xi + Ø1

former times / the past / Taiwan pr. [xi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: From 奶昔, milkshake

In former times, Marie Curie thought that at the end of every day, the sun falls into a well and therefore the light goes off. Nowadays as she is floating in front of the space station, she finds that she was right: as in the former times, every evening the sun goes into the well to fetch herself a milkshake. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy / surname Jing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

a well / CL:口[kou3] / neat / orderly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is digging a well inside Stonehenge. At first she was doing it by hand, but then she hooked up a capacitor to a banana and a dinosaur bone, which dig for her using the electrical energy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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

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

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

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


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丿
+
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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

cu

Kitty Cat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Nova,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


cuo4

wu4
error / mistake / CL:個|个[ge4] / mistaken / false / wrong (HSK level 5)

yin1

cha1

yang2

cuo4
an accident arising from many causes (idiom); a freak combination of factors

cuo4

guai4
to blame sb wrongly

cuo4

shi1
fault / mistake / to miss (a chance)

cuo4

bie2

zi4
incorrectly written or mispronounced characters

cuo4

kai1
to stagger (times)

mei2

cuo4
that's right / sure! / rest assured! / that's good / can't go wrong

jiao1

cuo4
to crisscross / to intertwine

cuo4

wei4
to misplace / displacement (e.g. of broken bones) / out of alignment / faulty contact / erroneous judgment / inversion (medical, e.g. breach delivery)

jiu1

cuo4
to correct (a typo)

cuo4

an4
a misjudged legal case / a miscarriage (of justice)

gong1

chou2

jiao1

cuo4
wine goblets and gambling chips lie intertwined / to drink and gamble together in a large group (idiom) / a big (drinking) party

chu1

cuo4
to make a mistake / error

guo4

cuo4
mistake / fault / blame

cuo4

che1
to give right of way to another vehicle

cuo4

zong1

fu4

za2
tangled and complicated (idiom)

cuo4

luan4
in disorder / deranged (mentally)

cuo4

guo4
to miss (train, opportunity etc)

gai3

cuo4
to correct an error

pai2

cuo4
troubleshooting / debugging / debug / erratum / to arrange in incorrect sequence

zong4

heng2

jiao1

cuo4
criss-crossed (idiom)

cuo4

luo4

you3

zhi4
in picturesque disorder (idiom); irregular arrangement with charming effect

bu4

cuo4
correct / right / not bad / pretty good

cha1

cuo4
mistake / slip-up / fault / error (in data transmission) / accident / mishap

ren4

cuo4
to admit an error / to acknowledge one's mistake

cuo4

jue2
misconception / illusion / misperception

cuo4

zi4
incorrect character / typo (in Chinese text)

cuo4

luo4
strewn at random / disorderly / untidy / irregular / uneven

cui3

cuo4
many and varied

fan4

cuo4
to err

lu:3

xi4

jiao1

cuo4
lit. shoes and slippers muddled together (idiom); fig. many guests come and go / a lively party

hai3

cuo4
seafood delicacy

jiang1

cuo4

jiu4

cuo4
lit. if it's wrong, it's wrong (idiom); to make the best after a mistake / to accept an error and adapt to it / to muddle through

duan4

cuo4

wu4
segmentation fault

yi1

cuo4

zai4

cuo4
to repeat errors / to continue blundering / to make continuous mistakes

gao3

cuo4
mistake / to make a mistake / to blunder / mistaken

jiu1

cuo4
lit. to grab wrong / misconception / blunder / howler

shi1

cuo4
mistake / slip-up / by accident

cen1

ci1

cuo4

luo4
uneven and jumbled (idiom); irregular and disorderly / in a tangled mess

pin1

cuo4
to misspell / to piece together incorrectly

Example sentences for

 
landscape - actually - pretty good
The landscape is actually pretty nice
 
no - mistake
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