xie3 =
xi + e3

to write | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) finds the sleepy black horse (与) sleeping during a party in the Erechtheion (e3). As it is the custom, she writes (与) on the sleepy black horse's body with a white felt-tip pen. She also decorates his head with a cooking top (冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(same as 歟|欤, final particle expression doubt or surprise, similar to 吗 or 呢) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

variant of 歟|欤[yu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu3 =
yu + Ø3

and / to give / together with | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like 马 with eyes closed, so let's use a sleepy horse as symbol. To distinguish it let's say it's a sleepy black horse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


The space station has to be evacuated! Together with the unicorn, Aphrodite tries to wake up the sleepy black horse, but it sleeps really tight. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to take part in | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ma3 =
m + a3

surname Ma / abbr. for Malaysia 馬來西亞|马来西亚[Ma3 lai2 xi1 ya4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ma3 =
m + a3

horse / CL:匹[pi3] / horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess / knight in Western chess | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A beautiful unicorn rides on top of Mahatma Gandhi in the Adziogol lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Looks a bit like ⚡, thus I'll represent it by a thunderbolt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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
e3

In the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


miao2

xie3
to describe / to depict / to portray / description (HSK level 5)

xie3

zuo4
to write / to compose / writing / written works (HSK level 6)

xie3

shi2
realism / realistic portrayal / realistic / true to life

tian2

xie3
to fill in a form / to write data in a box (on a questionnaire or web form)

xie3

zi4

lou2
office building

gai3

xie3
to revise / to edit

xie4

yi4
enjoyable / comfortable

ting1

xie3
dictate / dictation / CL:次[ci4]

xie3

yi4
freehand (drawing, painting etc) / spontaneous expression / relaxed

shu1

xie3
to write

bian1

xie3
to compile

xiao3

xie3
lowercase

xie3

sheng1
to sketch from nature / to do a still life drawing

xie3

xin4
to write a letter

teng2

xie3
to transcribe / to make a fair copy

da4

xie3
capital letters / uppercase letters / block letters / banker's anti-fraud numerals

zhuan4

xie3
to write / to compose

xie3

zhao4
portrayal

xie3

zhen1
portrait / to describe sth accurately

fu4

xie3

zhi3
carbon paper

chao1

xie3
to copy / to transcribe

qing1

miao2

dan4

xie3
to sketch in light shades / to play down / to deemphasize (idiom)

shou3

xie3

ti3
handwriting

fu4

xie3
to duplicate / to carbon copy

xie3

xia4
to write down

suo1

xie3
abbreviation / to abridge

su4

xie3
quick sketch

da4

xie3

zi4

mu3
capital letters / uppercase letters

pin1

xie3
to spell / to transliterate

xie3

zi4

tai2
writing desk

jian3

xie3
to write characters in simplified form / to simplify a book

xie3

zi4
to write characters

pu3

xie3
to compose (usu. of music)

xie3

fa3
style of writing (literary style) / way of writing a character / spelling

te4

xie3
feature article / close-up (filmmaking, photography etc)

da4

xiao3

xie3
capitals and lower case letters

ti2

xie3
to create a work of calligraphy for display in a prominent place (typically, a sign)

mo4

xie3
to write from memory

mo2

xie3
to depict / to portray / to imitate / to copy / facsimile

wai4

dian3

xie3

zuo4
apocryphal writings

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