jing4 =
ji + (e)ng4

mirror / lens | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) asks the mirror (镜) inside of Stonehenge's bathroom ((e)ng4) what her fate will be. The mirror shows her a Jack in the box (竟) stabbing her with a golden harpoon (钅). Jeanne instantly realizes that this is an omen telling her to beware of the king of England. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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jing4 =
ji + (e)ng4

unexpectedly / actually / to go so far as to / indeed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Jack in the Box.

Sun Wukong tells Jeanne of Arc to turn the handle of his Jack in the Box in Stonehenge's bathroom. She does so and after turning for a bit a clown with a loudspeaker in each hand jumps out and surprises Jeanne. Unexpectedly, the loudspeakers play deafening loud unholy metal. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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yin1 =
y + (e)n1

sound / noise / note (of musical scale) / tone / news / syllable / reading (phonetic value of a character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a loudspeaker. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger and the Sun opened a pop-up store in front of the Forbidden City. They sell vases and advertise them using loudspeakers, playing loud music and dancing to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 2 years ago | add a painting


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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)ng4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


yan3

jing4
spectacles / eyeglasses / CL:副[fu4] (HSK level 3)

jing4

zi5
mirror / CL:面[mian4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

jing4

tou2
camera lens / camera shot (in a movie etc) / scene (HSK level 6)

xian3

wei1

jing4
microscope / CL:臺|台[tai2]

yan3

jing4

she2
cobra

leng2

jing4
prism / prismatic lens

qiang3

jing4

tou2
to scoop the best camera shots / to grab the limelight

tai4

yang2

jing4
sunglasses

mu4

jing4
eyepiece

lao3

hua1

jing4
presbyopic glasses

man4

jing4

tou2
slow motion

yin3

xing2

yan3

jing4
contact lens / CL:隻|只[zhi1],副[fu4]

hou2

jing4
laryngoscope

jing4

pian4
lens

jing4

xiang4
mirror image

hou4

shi4

jing4
rearview mirror
广
guang3

jiao3

jing4

tou2
wide angle camera shot

wei4

jing4
gastroscope (medicine)

jing4

jia4
eyeglasses frame / CL:副[fu4] / mirror support

fan3

she4

jing4
reflecting telescope

po4

jing4

chong2

yuan2
a shattered mirror put back together (idiom) / (of marriage) to pick up the pieces and start anew / for a separated couple to reconcile and reunite

hu4

mu4

jing4
goggles / protective glasses

fang4

da4

jing4
magnifying glass

tai4

yang2

yan3

jing4
sunglasses

wang4

yuan3

jing4
binoculars / telescope / CL:付[fu4],副[fu4],部[bu4]

tu1

tou4

jing4
convex lens

ha1

ha1

jing4
distorting mirror

zhao4

yao1

jing4
magic mirror for revealing goblins / fig. way of seeing through a conspiracy

nei4

kui1

jing4
endoscope

jing4

kuang4
picture frame / spectacle frame

ming2

jing4
mirror (as a metaphor for sth beautiful, bright and flat -- such as a lake -- or sth that provides clarity and insight)

ming2

jing4
Der Spiegel

qian2

wang4

jing4
periscope

fan3

guang1

jing4
reflector / reflecting mirror

mo4

jing4
sunglasses / CL:隻|只[zhi1],雙|双[shuang1],幅[fu2]

feng1

jing4
goggles (esp. against wind and sandstorms)

tou4

jing4
lens (optics)

san1

leng2

jing4
(triangular) prism

yong3

jing4
swimming goggles
广
guang3

jiao3

jing4
wide-angle lens

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