ding3 =
di + (e)ng3

apex / crown of the head / top / roof / most / to carry on the head / to push to the top / to go against / to replace / to substitute / to be subjected to (an aerial bombing, hailstorm etc) / (slang) to "bump" a forum thread to raise its profile / classifier for headwear, hats, veils etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Dorothy Gale (di) is taking care of the receipts (页) inside of Stonehenge ((e)ng3). She has a big nail (丁) on her head (顶) and every time there is a new receipt, she just pierces it onto the nail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ding1 =
di + (e)ng1

surname Ding | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ding1 =
di + (e)ng1

fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / fourth in order / letter "D" or roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / butyl / cubes (of food) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Dorothy Gale balances a flute on a crowbar in front of Stonehenge. For this trick, she wins the fourth place in an artists competition and gets a quarter of a pizza as prize. Unfortunately, there is a big nail on the pizza piece. - 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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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mnemonic symbol: a sheet of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


It's just too hot in Greece for the crab, so it wants to return to the ocean. Inside of Erechtheion's bathroom, Maud Younger helps it to do so. The plan is to just flush it down the toilet. The toilet is operated with the help of wind power, but there's no wind today. Maud Younger makes short work, grabs to sheets of paper and waves them towards the wind wheel until it turns really quickly. Finally the crab can return home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

di

Dorothy Gale - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng3

Inside of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


ding3

ceng2
top floor / the top of a building

ding3

zui3
to talk back / to answer back

ding3

feng1
peak / summit / fig. high point / masterpiece

ding3

zhu4
to withstand / to stand up to

ding3

ti4
to replace

ding3

deng1
top light (on mast, dome etc) / roof lamp

wu1

ding3
roof / CL:個|个[ge4]

ding3

duo1
at most / at best

tu1

ding3
bald head

che1

ding3
car roof

ding3

gai4
roof / lid

feng1

ding3
summit / crest

ding3

ye4
parietal lobe

ding3

bu4
roof / topmost part / top (of tree, wall etc) / apex

xie4

ding3
to go bald

jian1

ding3
pointed object / cusp / pinnacle / steeple

ding3

zhuang4
to contradict (elders or superiors)

ding3

ji2
top-notch / first-rate

ding3

dian3
summit / peak

ding3

feng1
to face into the wind / against the wind / fig. against the law

ding3

ban3
roof / roof plate / rock layer forming roof of a cave or mine / abacus

yuan2

ding3
dome

mao4

ming2

ding3

ti4
to assume sb's name and take his place (idiom); to impersonate / to pose under a false name

ding3

jian1
peak / apex / world best / number one / finest (competitors) / top (figures in a certain field)

fang2

ding3
housetop / roof

ping2

ding3

shan1
Pingdingshan prefecture level city in Henan

ding3

jian1

ji2
first class / top / world best

tou4

ding3
out-and-out / thoroughly

ding3

tou2

shang4

si5
one's immediate superior

ding3

peng2
ceiling / awning (under ceiling)

lou2

ding3
top of a building

ding3

ban1
to take over sb else's job / to substitute for

shan1

ding3
hilltop

ding3

yong4
to be of use

ding3

liang2

zhu4
pillar / backbone

qian1

jin1

ding3
jack (for lifting weight)

tou2

ding3
top of the head

ding3

gua1

gua1
tip-top / excellent / first-rate

feng1

ding3
to put a roof (on a building) / to cap the roof (finishing a building project) / fig. to put a ceiling (on spending, prize, ambition etc) / to top off / fig. to reach the highest point (of growth, profit, interest rates) / to stop growing (of plant bud or branch)

ding3

tian1

li4

di4
lit. able to support both heaven and earth / of indomitable spirit (idiom)

Example sentences for

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