ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

mound / tomb / hill / mountain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li), the father of emperor Yao (夌) and the pope (阝) are in a competition over who will have the largest tomb (陵) mound (陵). They are all busy heaping up hills (陵) just inside Stonehenge's entrance ((e)ng2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 days ago | add a painting



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ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

to dawdle / the name of the father of the Emperor Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) and the father of emperor Yao (夌) are racing through Stonehenge's entrance ((e)ng2). During their race they have to wear high heels (夂) and walk over mud (土) and eight-balls (八). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 10 months ago | add a painting



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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
(e)ng2

Just inside the entrance of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


qiu1

ling2
hills (HSK level 6)

jiang1

ling2
Jiangling county in Jingzhou 荊州|荆州[Jing1 zhou1], Hubei

ge2

ling2

lan2

dao3
Greenland

jin1

ling2
pre-Han name for Nanjing / common place name

ling2

mu4
tomb / mausoleum

ge2

ling2

lan2
Greenland

shao4

ling2

qu1
Shaoling district of Luohe city 漯河市[Luo4 he2 shi4], Henan

shao4

ling2
Shaoling district of Luohe city 漯河市[Luo4 he2 shi4], Henan

qian2

ling2
Qianling at Xianyang 咸陽市|咸阳市 in Shaanxi, burial site of third Tang emperor 高宗 and empress Wuzetian 武則天|武则天

yi2

ling2
Yiling (barbarian mound), historical place name in Yichang county 宜昌縣|宜昌县 Hubei, first mentioned in history (after its destruction by Qin) as burial place of the former Chu kings / Yiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市[Yi2 chang1 shi4], Hubei

yi2

ling2

qu1
Yiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市[Yi2 chang1 shi4], Hubei

ning2

ling2
Ningling county in Shangqiu 商丘[Shang1 qiu1], Henan

ning2

ling2

xian4
Ningling county in Shangqiu 商丘[Shang1 qiu1], Henan
广
guang3

ling2
Guangling district of Yangzhou city 揚州市|扬州市[Yang2 zhou1 shi4], Jiangsu

jia1

ling2

jiang1
Jialing river in Sichuan (a tributary of the Yangtze)

nan2

ling2

xian4
Nanling county in Wuhu 蕪湖|芜湖[Wu2 hu2], Anhui

ming2

xiao4

ling2
Ming tombs in Nanjing, tomb of founding Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋[Zhu1 Yuan2 zhang1], a World Heritage site

ming2

shi2

san1

ling2
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)

li3

ling2
Li Ling (-74 BC), Han dynasty general whose defeat by the Xiongnu 匈奴 in 104 BC led to a major scandal

dong1

ling2
Eastern tombs / Dongling district of Shenyang city 沈陽市|沈阳市, Liaoning

dong1

ling2

qu1
Dongling district of Shenyang city 沈陽市|沈阳市, Liaoning

song1

zan4

gan4

bu4

ling2
the tomb of Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo or Songzain Gambo in Lhoka prefecture

jia1

ling2

qu1
Jialing district of Nanchong city 南充市[Nan2 chong1 shi4], Sichuan

ping2

ling2
to ride roughshod over / to encroach

yang2

ling2
Yangling District in Xianyang City 咸陽市|咸阳市[Xian2 yang2 Shi4], Shaanxi

yang2

ling2

qu1
Yangling District in Xianyang City 咸陽市|咸阳市[Xian2 yang2 Shi4], Shaanxi

le4

ling2
Leling county level city in Dezhou 德州[De2 zhou1], Shandong

le4

ling2

shi4
Leling county level city in Dezhou 德州[De2 zhou1], Shandong

wu3

ling2
Wuling district of Changde city 常德市[Chang2 de2 shi4], Hunan

wu3

ling2

qu1
Wuling district of Changde city 常德市[Chang2 de2 shi4], Hunan

jiang1

ling2

xian4
Jiangling county in Jingzhou 荊州|荆州[Jing1 zhou1], Hubei

wu3

ling2

yuan2
Wulingyuan scenic area, in Zhangjiajie city 張家界市|张家界市[Zhang1 jia1 jie4 shi4], Hunan
广
guang3

ling2

qu1
Guangling district of Yangzhou city 揚州市|扬州市[Yang2 zhou1 shi4], Jiangsu

yuan2

ling2
Yuanling county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化[Huai2 hua4], Hunan

yuan2

ling2

xian4
Yuanling county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化[Huai2 hua4], Hunan

tai4

ji1

ma3

ha1

ling2
Taj Mahal / abbr. to 泰姬陵[Tai4 ji1 ling2]

tai4

ji1

ling2
Taj Mahal (mausoleum in India)

hai3

ling2
Hailing district of Taizhou city 泰州市[Tai4 zhou1 shi4], Jiangsu

hai3

ling2

qu1
Hailing district of Taizhou city 泰州市[Tai4 zhou1 shi4], Jiangsu

jia1

ling2
Jialing district of Nanchong city 南充市[Nan2 chong1 shi4], Sichuan

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