tao2 =
t + ao2

surname Tao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tao2 =
t + ao2

pottery / pleased | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) opened a pottery pop-up store (匋) just inside the Taos Pueblo's entrance (ao2). He sells little porcelain figurines (陶) of the pope (阝) and the pope is quite pleased (陶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 1 day ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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tao2 =
t + ao2

pottery | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a small pottery pop-up store.

Tecumseh (t) opened a small pottery pop-up store (匋) just inside the Taos Pueblo's entrance (ao2). Just as he finished setting up the last piece of pottery (缶), an elephant (勹) enters and starts behaving like an elephant in the pottery store. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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fou3 =
f + ou3

pottery | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Frankenstein's Monster (f) is showing off his art skills right in the middle of the Louvre (ou3). He prepared some pottery (缶) to look at, but that's not all: when the bell tolls at noon, he takes a fork (山) and eats his pottery for lunch (午) as the central element of his art performance. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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wu3 =
w + Ø3

7th earthly branch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., noon, 5th solar month (6th June-6th July), year of the Horse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus is having lunch inside the space station. He was hiding it in a secret location: With a key, he can unlock a chamber hidden in the space station's cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
+
𠂉
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂉

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shan1 =
sh + an1

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shan1 =
sh + an1

mountain / hill / anything that resembles a mountain / CL:座[zuo4] / bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons / gable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A mountain has formed over night in front of Anchor Inn. Sherlock Holmes is investigating it with a fork. As soon as he sticks the fork inside, the mountain explodes; it was just a balloon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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?)

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


tao2

ci2
pottery and porcelain / ceramics (HSK level 6)

xun1

tao2
to seep in / to influence / to nurture / influence / training (HSK level 6)

tao2

zui4
to be infatuated with / to be drunk with / to be enchanted with / to revel in

li4

tao2

wan3
Lithuania / the Lithuanian republic, former Baltic Soviet republic

tao2

qi4
pottery

tao2

yi4
ceramic art

le4

tao2

tao2
joyful / cheerful

tao2

tu3
potter's clay / kaolin

li4

tao2

wan3

ren2
Lithuanian (person)

tao2

ye3
lit. to fire pots and smelt metal / fig. to educate

tao2

yong3
a pottery figurine buried with the dead

zhi4

tao2

gong1

ren2
potter

chi4

tao2
terracotta / terra cotta

a1

ke4

tao2
Aketedu county in Xinjiang (on the border with Kyrgyzstan)

a1

ke4

tao2

xian4
Aketedu county in Xinjiang (on the border with Kyrgyzstan)

tao2

zhe2

xuan1
Terence Tao, Chinese-Australian mathematician, Fields medalist in 2006

tao2

zhe2
David Tao (1969-), Taiwanese singer-songwriter

tao2

zong1

yi2
Tao Zongyi (c. 1329-1410), Yuan dynasty scholar

tao2

le4
former Taole county, now in Pingluo county 平羅縣|平罗县[Ping2 luo2 xian4], Shizuishan 石嘴山[Shi2 zui3 shan1], Ningxia

tao2

le4

xian4
former Taole county, now in Pingluo county 平羅縣|平罗县[Ping2 luo2 xian4], Shizuishan 石嘴山[Shi2 zui3 shan1], Ningxia

tao2

yuan1

ming2
Tao Yuanming (c. 365-427), Jin dynasty writer and poet

tao2

qian2
Tao Qian or Tao Yuanming 陶渊明|陶淵明 (c. 365-427), Jin dynasty writer and poet

tao2

ci2

qi4
pottery / chinaware

tao2

zhen1
to mold and educate people

tao2

zhong1
pottery bowl

tao2

yan4
ink stone made of pottery

tao2

di2
ocarina (musical instrument)

ao4

tao2

ji4
Ordovician (geological period 495-440m years ago)

guan3

tao2
Guantao county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei

guan3

tao2

xian4
Guantao county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei

hei1

tao2
black eggshell pottery (of the Neolithic Longshan culture)

ding4

tao2
Dingtao county in Heze 菏澤|菏泽[He2 ze2], Shandong

ao4

tao2

xi4
Ordovician system (geology) / see 奧陶紀|奥陶纪

ding4

tao2

xian4
Dingtao County in Heze 菏澤|菏泽[He2 ze2], Shandong

xun1

tao2

cheng2

xing4
(idiom) nurture makes second nature / good habits come by long assimilation

zhen1

tao2
to make sth of clay / to appraise people of talent

bai2

tao2
white pottery (of Shang Dynastry 16-11th century BC)

ye4

sheng4

tao2
Ye Shengtao (1894-1988), writer and editor, known esp. for children's books

wei4

sheng1

tao2

ci2
chamber pot / commode

zhi4

tao2
to manufacture pottery

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