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
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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
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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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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


yan2

di4

ling2
Fiery Emperor's tomb in Yanling county, Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

yan2

ling2

xian4
Yanling county in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

lie4

shi4

ling2
memorial mound / heroes' memorial

qin2

shi3

huang2

di4

ling2
the mausoleum of the First Emperor near Xi'an

qin2

shi3

huang2

ling2
the tomb of the first emperor at Mt Li 驪山|骊山[Li2 shan1] near Xi'an (awaits excavation)

qin2

ling2
the tomb of the First Emperor at Mt Li 驪山|骊山[Li2 shan1] near Xi'an (awaits excavation)

jing4

ling2
Jingling, former name of Tianmen 天門|天门, Hubei

shun4

di4

ling2
several tombs of legendary Emperor Shun, one in Ningyuan county 寧遠縣|宁远县 in southwest Hunan, another Yuncheng prefecture 運城|运城 Shanxi

cha2

ling2
Chaling county in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

cha2

ling2

xian4
Chaling county in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

lan2

ling2

xiao4

xiao4

sheng1
Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng, pseudonym of the Ming dynasty writer and author of the Golden Lotus 金瓶梅[Jin1 ping2 mei2]
西
xi1

ling2
Xiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市[Yi2 chang1 shi4], Hubei
西
xi1

ling2

qu1
Xiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市[Yi2 chang1 shi4], Hubei
西
xi1

ling2

xia2
Xiling Gorge on the Changjiang or Yangtze, the lower of the Three Gorges 三峽|三峡[San1 Xia2]

ye4

ling2
to pay homage at mausoleum / to visit ancestral tomb

ye4

ling2

zhi1

lu:3
visit to ancestral tomb

wei2

qiang2

ling2

ruo4
to avoid the strong and attack the weak (idiom); to bully

yan1

ling2
Yanling county in Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市[Xu3 chang1 shi4], Henan

yan1

ling2

xian4
Yanling county in Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市[Xu3 chang1 shi4], Henan

li3

ling2
Liling county level city in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

li3

ling2

shi4
Liling prefecture level city in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan

jin1

ling2

da4

xue2
University of Nanking

tong2

ling2
Tongling prefecture level city and county in Anhui

tong2

ling2

shi4
Tongling prefecture level city in Anhui

tong2

ling2

xian4
Tongling county in Tongling, Anhui

chuang3

wang2

ling2
mausoleum to late Ming peasant rebel leader Li Zicheng 李自成 (who styled himself Chuang Wang): one in Jiugongshan 九宫山 nature reserve, Tongshan county, Xianning prefecture, Hubei, and another in Shimen 石门, Changde 常德, Hunan, built starting in 1980

ling2

yuan2
cemetery / mausoleum park

ling2

yi2
to deteriorate / to decline / to slump / also written 凌夷

ling2

qin3
tomb (of king or emperor)

ling2

chuan1
Lingcuan county in Jincheng 晉城|晋城[Jin4 cheng2], Shanxi

ling2

chuan1

xian4
Lingcuan county in Jincheng 晉城|晋城[Jin4 cheng2], Shanxi

ling2

shui3
Lingshui Lizu Autonomous County, Hainan / abbr. for 陵水黎族自治縣|陵水黎族自治县[Ling2 shui3 Li2 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 xian4]

ling2

shui3

xian4
Lingshui Lizu Autonomous County, Hainan / abbr. for 陵水黎族自治縣|陵水黎族自治县[Ling2 shui3 Li2 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 xian4]

ling2

shui3

li2

zu2

zi4

zhi4

xian4
Lingshui Lizu Autonomous County, Hainan

ling2

xian4
Ling county in Dezhou 德州[De2 zhou1], Shandong

ling2

ling2
Lingling district of Yongzhou city 永州市[Yong3 zhou1 shi4], Hunan

ling2

ling2

qu1
Lingling district of Yongzhou city 永州市[Yong3 zhou1 shi4], Hunan

gao1

ling2
Gaoling county in Xi'an 西安[Xi1 an1], Shaanxi

gao1

ling2

xian4
Gaoling county in Xi'an 西安[Xi1 an1], Shaanxi

huang2

ling2
Mausoleum of Yellow Emperor / Huangling county in Yan'an 延安[Yan2 an1], Shaanxi

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