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

After Marie Curie (xi) caught the crane in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) she wants to catch the pope (阝) next. She knows that a normal sling trap (臽) will not work, so she digs a pitfall (陷) this time, but to be on the safe side she installs an additional sling trap (臽) at the bottom of the pitfall (陷). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 17 days ago | add a painting



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xian4 =
xi + an4

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

Marie Curie (xi) wants to catch the crane (⺈) and set up a trap (臽) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). She prepares a sling trap (臽) and places a mortar (臼) with some food in the middle of the sling, and soon she will catch the crane. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 17 days ago | add a painting



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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, over 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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"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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HSK level: 6

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

xi

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


gou4

xian4
to frame / to bring false charges against

qi4

xian4
collapse of 氣|气[qi4] (TCM)

zhu4

yi4

li4

que1

xian4

guo4

dong4

zheng4
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

lun2

xian4

qu1
enemy-held territory

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