bian1 =
bi + an1

whip or lash / to flog / to whip / conductor's baton / segmented iron weapon (old) / penis (of animal, served as food) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr (bi) is working on her skill with the whip (鞭) in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). She spans a cow's hide (革) like a trampoline and throws her mobile phone (便) on it. She then starts to whip (鞭) the mobile phone up and has it jump on the cow's hide just for fun. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=
便
+
便
bian4 =
bi + an4

ordinary / plain / convenient / as convenient / when the chance arises / handy / easy / informal / simple / so / thus / to relieve oneself / to urinate / to defecate / equivalent to 就[jiu4]: then / in that case / even if / soon afterwards | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 便

"Handy" is a German word for "mobile phone", so that's what I will represent this character with. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


Brynhildr lost her mobile phone! When Rosa Luxemburg helps her to find it by calling Brynhildr's phone, they discover that it must be inside the snake that ate an elephant which is lying in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Together they open the snake's mouth to see wether they can find it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


pian2 =
pi + an2

advantageous / cheap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 便

便
=

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

便
=

+
geng1 =
g + (e)ng1

to change or replace / to experience / one of the five two hour periods into which the night was formerly divided / watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

geng4 =
g + (e)ng4

more / even more / further / still / still more | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

人心不足,蛇吞象: A person who always wants more is like a snake which wants to eat an elephant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes found a snake who ate an elephant in Stonehenge's bathroom, and now it can't move anymore. Together with his friends Bigfoot and the sun, he carries it out of the bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
zhang4 =
zh + ang4

ten feet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ten foot are about 3 meters, so let's say bigfoot for ten food. Nice side effect: that way it's easier to remember 丈夫 = husband (if your husband looks like bigfoot). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


The ten feet tall Bigfoot just left Angkor Wat's bathroom, and he left something that looks like a big flute. George Washington wants to investigate it, but only using pliers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting



=
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
便
+
ge2 =
g + e2

animal hide / leather / to reform / to remove / to expel (from office) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cow's hide.

Guy Fawkes (g) arrived at the entrance to the Erechtheion (e2) to visit this year's darts grand finale. He is standing right next to the dart board (中) and cheers for his favourite player using a self-made drum. The drum consists of a flower pot (廿) over which Guy stretched a cow's hide (革). He is beating his drum using a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
廿
+

+
廿
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions / also written using banker's character 念 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 廿

This character looks like a flower pot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


Nefertiti needs to vent off steam. In Anchor Inn's bathroom she finds a flower pot with twenty flutes inside. With a single swing with her double axe, she splits all twenty flutes. Afterwards, she feels much better. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


廿
=

+
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

廿
=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
廿
+

+
zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

China / Chinese / surname Zhong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

within / among / in / middle / center / while (doing sth) / during / (dialect) OK / all right | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A dart board. George Giant Squid (zhu-) is improvising a dart board (中) in front of Stonehenge (-(e)ng1): He's throwing dinosaur bones (丨) as darts on a big mandarin (口) as dart board. He always hits the mandarin right in the middle, so he's a bit bored. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

zhong4 =
zhu + (e)ng4

to hit (the mark) / to be hit by / to suffer / to win (a prize, a lottery) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
廿
+

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

bi

Shieldmaiden and valkyrie Brynhildr. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Words with


bian1

pao4
firecrackers / string of small firecrackers / CL:枚[mei2] (HSK level 5)

bian1

ce4
to spur on / to urge on / to encourage sb (e.g. to make progress) (HSK level 6)

bian1

chi1
to flog / to lash / to whip / to urge or goad along

bian1

zi5
whip / CL:根[gen1]

jiao4

bian1
teacher's pointer

bian1

da3
to whip / to lash / to flog / to thrash

yang2

bian1
to whip on / to raise a whip / by ext. to swagger

bian1

pao4

sheng1
sound of firecrackers

bian1

chang2

mo4

ji2
lit. the whip cannot reach (idiom); beyond one's influence / too far to be able to help

bian1

mao2
flagellum

bian1

ta4
to lash / to castigate

pi2

bian1
lash

bian1

chong2
whipworm

bian1

pi4

ru4

li3
penetrated / trenchant / incisive

xian1

bian1
to take precedence / to make an early start / to lead the way

ma3

bian1
horsewhip

kuai4

ma3

jia1

bian1
to spur the horse to full speed (idiom) / to go as fast as possible

tou2

bian1

duan4

liu2
arms enough to stem the stream (idiom); formidable army

jue2

mu4

bian1

shi1
to exhume a body for public flogging (idiom)

fang4

bian1

pao4
to set off firecrackers

ran2

fang4

bian1

pao4
to set off fire crackers

niu2

bian1
pizzle / bull's penis (served as food)

gang1

bian1
mace (weapon)

ba4

wang2

bian1
a rattle stick used in folk dancing / rattle stick dance

bian1

mao2

gang1
flagellate

bian1

hen2
welt / whip scar / lash mark

bian1

jie2
flagellum

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