dai1 =
d + ai1

to stay | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the palace someone devoted huge black sneakers to the local buddhist shrine. Don Quixote fits into them with his whole body and the sneakers are so cozy that he thinks he could stay like this forever. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


dai4 =
d + ai4

to wait / to treat / to deal with / to need / going to (do sth) / about to / intending to | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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si4 =
s + Ø4

Buddhist temple / mosque / government office (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Buddhist shrine. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Socrates built a Buddhist temple in the space station's bathroom. To protect it from being destroyed while floating around in zero gravity, he built a protective frame made out of mud around it. After finishing it he inspects it and thinks "thumbs up", because he is proud of his work. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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,
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, 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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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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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


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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 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


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


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+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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chi4 =
ch + Ø4

step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Left foot: Black sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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HSK level: 5

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhao1

dai4
to receive (guests) / to entertain / reception (HSK level 5)

dai4

yu4
treatment / pay / salary / status / rank (HSK level 5)

jie1

dai4
to receive (a visitor) / to admit (allow sb to enter) (HSK level 5)

deng3

dai4
to wait / to wait for (HSK level 5)

qi1

dai4
to look forward to / to await / expectation (HSK level 5)

dui4

dai4
to treat / treatment (HSK level 5)

nu:e4

dai4
to mistreat / to maltreat / to abuse / mistreatment / maltreatment (HSK level 6)

po4

bu4

ji2

dai4
impatient (idiom); in a hurry / itching to get on with it (HSK level 6)

kan4

dai4
to look upon / to regard (HSK level 6)

kui1

dai4
to treat sb unfairly (HSK level 6)

kuan3

dai4
to entertain / to be hospitable to (HSK level 6)

shi2

bu4

wo3

dai4
time and tide wait for no man (idiom)

dai4

ye4
to await job assignment (term used only in mainland China)

you3

dai4
not yet (done) / pending

zuo4

yi3

dai4

bi4
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate

dai4

ren2

jie1

wu4
the way one treats people

dai4

xu4
to be continued

zhao1

dai4

suo3
guest house / small hotel

qiao2

shou3

yi3

dai4
to hold one's breath (in anticipation) (idiom) / to anxiously await

dai1

hui4

r5
in a moment / later / Taiwan pr. [dai1 hui3 r5]

liu2

dai4
to leave sth for later / to postpone (work, a decision etc)

you1

dai4
preferential treatment / to give preferential treatment

shan4

dai4
to treat well

zheng3

zhuang1

dai4

fa1
to get ready (for a journey) / ready and waiting

ji2

dai4
see 急待[ji2 dai4]

dai4

ding4
to await a decision / to be pending

dai4

ren2
to treat people (politely, harshly etc)

you1

dai4

quan4
discount coupon / complimentary ticket

shou3

zhu1

dai4

tu4
lit. to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits (idiom) / to wait idly for opportunities / to trust to chance rather than show initiative

xiang1

dai4
to treat

ao2

ao2

dai4

bu3
cry piteously for food

bai3

fei4

dai4

xing1
many things waiting to be done (idiom) / a thousand things to do

hou4

dai4
generous treatment

kuan1

dai4
to treat leniently / liberal treatment

jiao1

dai4
variant of 交代[jiao1 dai4]

ji2

bu4

ke3

dai4
impatient / eager to / anxious to

zhao1

dai4

yuan2
usher / greeter

zhao1

dai4

hui4
(press) conference / reception / CL:個|个[ge4],次[ci4]

dan1

dai4
to pardon / please excuse (me) / to take responsibility

zhi3

ri4

ke3

dai4
imminent / just around the corner (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
take - I - first - go to heaven - go - take a look
Take me to have a look at heaven first
 
Please - wait a moment - about to - I - forward - go - talk to the king
Please wait a moment. I will go and announce your arrival
 
let - old - servant - again - go - enlist rebel by offering amnesty
Let this old servant go once again to bring him on our side
 
let - humble servant - forward - go - capture - seize - condemn
Let this humble servant go forward to capture and condemn him
 
let - old - servant - again - go - deceive - him - go to heaven
Let this old servant go once again to deceive him to go to heaven
 
let - me, old Sun - taste
Let me taste them
 
let - me - one's own - go - see - you - rest
Let me go and check it out on my own, you should have a rest

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