xian4 =
xi + an4

limit / bound / to set a limit (on) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) caught the pope (阝) munching chewing gum (艮) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). Marie hates it when someone puts their chewing gum just anywhere in the room, so she marks a confined space with red and white tape and sends the pope to stay within the limits (限) while he is chewing. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | 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, 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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chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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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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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xian4

zhi4
to restrict / to limit / to confine / restriction / limit / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

ju2

xian4
to limit / to confine / to restrict sth within set boundaries (HSK level 6)

ju2

xian4
variant of 局限[ju2 xian4] (HSK level 6)

ji2

xian4
limit / extreme boundary (HSK level 6)

jie4

xian4
boundary / marginal (HSK level 6)

qi1

xian4
time limit / deadline / allotted time (HSK level 6)

di3

xian4
lowest limit / bottom line

ju2

xian4

xing4
limitations

you3

xian4

gong1

si1
limited company / corporation

shi2

xian4
time limit

wu2

xian4

qi1
unlimited (time) duration

shang4

xian4
upper bound

xian4

su4
speed limit

xian4

ding4
to restrict to / to limit

wu2

xian4
unlimited / unbounded

you3

xian4
limited / finite

kuan1

xian4
to extend (a deadline etc)

quan2

xian4
limits to authority / scope of one's jurisdiction

xiang4

xian4
quadrant (in coordinate geometry)

xian4

qi1
to set a time limit / time limit / deadline

xian4

du4
limitation / limit

xian4

yu2
to be limited to / to be confined to

nian2

xian4
age limit / fixed number of years

you3

xian4

yuan2

fa3
finite element method

you3

xian4

dan1

yuan2
finite element (method)

you3

xian4

qun2
finite group (math.)

you3

xian4

ji2
finite set

mei3

ri4

xian4

jia4
limit on daily price variation

qi4

che1

xia4

li4

gu3

fen4

you3

xian4

gong1

si1
Tianjin FAW Xiali Motor Company, Ltd., established 1997

zhang3

die1

fu2

xian4

zhi4
limit up, limit down / limit on daily price variation

wu2

xian4

zhi4
limitless / unrestricted

wu2

xian4

xiao3
infinitesimal / infinitely small

wu2

xian4

xiao3

shu4
infinitesimal / infinite decimal expansion

wu2

xian4

feng1

guang1

zai4

xian3

feng1
The boundless vista is at the perilous peak (proverb) / fig. exhilaration follows a hard-won victory

wu4

zhu3

xian4

ding4

ci2
possessive (in grammar)

bu4

ju2

xian4
not confined

hua4

di4

zi4

xian4
lit. to draw a line on the ground to keep within (idiom) / fig. to impose restrictions on oneself

di4

yi1

xiang4

xian4
first quadrant (of the coordinate plane, where both x and y are positive)

zhi4

xin4

xian4
confidence limit (math.)

gu3

fen4

you3

xian4

gong1

si1
joint-stock limited company / corporation

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