jian4 =
ji + an4

key (on a piano or computer keyboard) / button (on a mouse or other device) / chemical bond / linchpin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Blob the Builder (建) built a fort out of keyboard keys (键) to defend against Jeanne of Arc (ji) who attacks him and his fort with a golden harpoon (钅) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jian4 =
ji + an4

to establish / to found / to set up / to build / to construct | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Blob the Builder.

Blob the Builder (建) and Jeanne of Arc (ji) want to construct (建) a Go (廴) field in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), so they paint the field on the floor using decorator's brushes (聿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

go | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Go game board. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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yu4 =
yu + Ø4

(arch. introductory particle) / then / and then / radical 129: brush | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a broad decorator's brush.

Aphrodite (yu) is painting in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). First she paints backgrounds with a decorator's brush (聿), then applies some details using a crayon (肀), and finally she discharges a capacitor (二) on the canvas for special effects. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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

Image by Matthias,
over 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,
over 3 years ago


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yu4 =
yu + Ø4

pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


guan1

jian4
crucial point / crux / CL:個|个[ge4] / key / crucial / pivotal (HSK level 4)

jian4

pan2
keyboard (HSK level 5)

guan1

jian4

zi4
keyword

hua4

xue2

jian4
chemical bond

guan1

jian4

ci2
keyword

kuai4

jie2

jian4
(computer) shortcut key / hotkey

an4

jian4
button or key (on a device) / keystroke / CL:個|个[ge4] / to press a button

kong4

ge2

jian4
space bar (keyboard)

gong4

jia4

jian4
covalent bond (chemistry)

hui2

che1

jian4
carriage return

qin2

jian4
a piano key

jian4

tou2

jian4
arrow key (on keyboard)

tai4

jian4
peptide bond CO-NH / bond in protein between carboxyl radical and amino radical

se4

jian4
chroma key / bluescreen / greenscreen (video editing)
退
tui4

ge2

jian4
backspace (keyboard)

jin1

shu3

jian4
metallic bond

jian4

ru4
to key in / to input

jian4

mao4
keycap

jian4

cao2
key slot

jian4

pan2

yue4

qi4
keyboard instrument (piano, organ etc)

jian4

ci2
keyword

shuang1

jian4
double bond (chemistry)

li2

zi3

jian4
ionic bond (chemistry)

yi3

shen4

wei2

jian4
to take caution as the key (idiom); to proceed very carefully

dian4

jian4
electric key / switch

jia4

jian4
valence bond (chemistry)

you4

jian4

tou2

jian4
right arrow key (on keyboard)

dan1

jian4
single bond (chemistry)

da4

jian4

qin2
a harpsichord

zuo3

jian4

tou2

jian4
left arrow key (on keyboard)

an4

jian4

yin1
keypad tone / key tone

qing1

jian4
hydrogen bond

san1

jian4
triple bond (chemistry) / triple link

shang4

jian4

tou2

jian4
up arrow key (on keyboard)

xia4

jian4

tou2

jian4
down arrow key (on keyboard)

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