xian4 =
xi + an4

pitfall / trap / to get stuck / to sink / to cave in / to frame (false charge) / to capture (a city in battle) / to fall (to the enemy) / defect | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xian4 =
xi + an4

pitfall / trap (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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jiu4 =
ji + ou4

mortar | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) uses a mortar (臼) to process some holy herbs in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xian4

ru4
to sink into / to get caught up in / to land in (a predicament) (HSK level 6)

wu1

xian4
to entrap / to frame / to plant false evidence against sb (HSK level 6)

xian4

hai4
to entrap / to set up / to frame (up) / to make false charges against (HSK level 6)

que1

xian4
defect / flaw / physical defect (HSK level 6)

xian4

jing3
pitfall / snare / trap

xia4

xian4
to subside / subsidence

xian4

luo4
to surrender (of a fortress) / to fall (to the enemy) / subsidence (of land)

xian4

yu2
caught in (a bad situation) / to fall into (trap etc)

lun2

xian4
to fall into enemy hands / to be occupied / to degenerate / to submerge

ta1

xian4
to subside / to sink / to cave in

ao1

xian4
to cave in / hollow / sunken / depressed

gong1

xian4
to overcome / to take (a fortress) / to fall (to an attack) / to surrender

chong1

feng1

xian4

zhen4
to charge and break through enemy lines

shen1

xian4

ling2

yu3
thrown into prison / behind bars

chen2

xian4
subsidence / caving in / fig. stranded / lost (in contemplation, daydreams etc)

bie3

xian4
deflated

yan2

yu3

que1

xian4
speech defect

yu3

yan2

que1

xian4
speech defect

you4

xian4
snare

yue4

xian4

yue4

shen1
to fall deeper and deeper (in debt, in love etc)

shen1

xian4
to be trapped / to be imprisoned

shen1

xian4

lao2

yu4
to go to prison / to be imprisoned

shen1

xian4

lao2

long2
fallen into a trap

xian4

ru4

kun4

jing4
to fall into difficulty (e.g. facing bankruptcy)

xian4

ru4

lao2

long2
to fall into a trap / ensnared

xian4

ru4

jue2

jing4
to fall into impasse

xian4

keng1
pitfall / pit as animal trap

ren2

lei4

mian3

yi4

que1

xian4

bing4

du2
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

xian4

luo4

dai4
area of subsidence

xian4

yu2

tan1

huan4
to be paralyzed / at a standstill

di1

xian4
to sink / to settle

qing1

xian4
to frame (an innocent person) / to collapse

xian1

tian1

xing4

que1

xian4
birth defect

nei4

bu4

que1

xian4
internal flaw

chu1

sheng1

que1

xian4
birth defect

ao4

xian4
depression / low-lying area

beng1

xian4
to fall in / to cave in

bei1

ju4

que1

xian4
tragic flaw (Aristotle's hamartia)

ao4

xian4
geological depression

pan1

wu1

xian4

hai4
unjust accusation / miscarriage of justice

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