xian3 =
xi + an3

danger / dangerous / rugged | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Inside of the Anchor Inn, Marie Curie, the Pope and General Fu Qian are musing about the greatest danger to the modern world. The Pope thinks that the greatest danger to the modern world is science, e.g. the development of nuclear weapons, GMOs and the like. Marie Curie thinks that the greatest threat to the modern world is religion, e.g. the formation of organizations like IS as well as conservative thinking of moderate religion. Fu Qian says that the greatest threat to the modern world are people who drink to much and say or do stupid things. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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qian1 =
qi + an1

all | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: General 傅佥.

The Queen of Hearts wants to drive all the cats out of the Anchor Inn. Outside of it she put on a pointed cap, sprinkled some catnip and starts to play her flute like the Pied Piper of Hamelin. She plays and plays but no cats come out at all, just the General Fu Qian is attracted by the catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

variant of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


wei1

xian3
danger / dangerous (HSK level 4)

feng1

xian3
risk / hazard (HSK level 5)

mao4

xian3
to take risks / to take chances / foray / adventure (HSK level 5)

bao3

xian3
insurance / to insure / safe / secure / be sure / be bound to / CL:份[fen4] (HSK level 5)

li4

xian3
to experience adventures

jing1

xian3
thrilling / a thriller

ren2
寿
shou4

bao3

xian3
life insurance

bi4

xian3
to escape danger / an evacuation

jian1

nan2

xian3

zu3
untold dangers and difficulties (idiom)

bao3

xian3

xiang1
safe deposit box / a safe

bao3

xian3

gang4
car bumper

bao3

xian3

si1
fuse wire / (electrical) fuse

xian3

e4
dangerous / sinister / vicious

tan4

xian3

jia1
explorer

mao4

xian3

jia1
adventurer

xian3

xie1
narrowly / almost / nearly

ting3

er2

zou3

xian3
to take a risk out of desperation (idiom)

bao3

xian3

dan1
an insurance policy

tuo1

xian3
to escape (danger) / to rescue / to come out alive

tan4

xian3
to explore / to go on an expedition / adventure

she4

hui4

bao3

xian3
social security / abbr. to 社保

xian3

xiang4

huan2

sheng1
dangers spring up all around (idiom); surrounded by perils

yin1

xian3

du2

la4
treacherous and murderous

qiang3

xian3
emergency (measures) / to react to an emergency

bao3

xian3

fei4
insurance fee

yu4

xian3
to get into difficulties / to meet with danger

xian3

yao4
inaccessible stronghold / strategic fortress

mao4

xian3

zhu3

yi4
adventurism (a left-wing error against Mao's line during the 1930s)

jian1

xian3
malicious / treacherous / wicked and crafty

hua4

xian3

wei2

yi2
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster

jian1

xian3
difficult and dangerous / hardships and perils

bao3

xian3

gui4
a safe / strongbox

wei1

xian3

pin3
hazardous materials

she4

xian3
to take risks / involved in adventure

xiong1

xian3
dangerous / ruthless / treacherous

xian3

jing4
critical circumstances / risky conditions / danger zone
寿
shou4

xian3
life insurance / abbr. for 人壽保險|人寿保险

xian3

qing2
peril / dangerous circumstance

xian3

jun4
arduous / steep

yin1

xian3
treacherous / sinister

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