xiang4 =
xi + ang4

surname Xiang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiang4 =
xi + ang4

back of neck / item / thing / term (in a mathematical formula) / sum (of money) / classifier for principles, items, clauses, tasks, research projects etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a necklace (项). Marie Curie (xi) lost her necklace in the Angkor Wat's bathroom (ang4) and tries to get it out of the toilet again. Marie jotted down some calculations (项) on a sheet of paper (页) and uses a steel beam (工) as a lever to get his necklace out by putting the lever at the exact right position and the sheet of paper on top of the other side of the lever. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
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over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, about 3 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, about 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ang4

In the Songgwangsa's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xiang4

lian4
necklace / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 5)

xiang4

mu4
item / project / sports event / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shi4

xiang4
matter / item (HSK level 6)

xuan3

xiang4
options (as in computer software settings)

zhuan1

xiang4
special / dedicated

dan1

xiang4
single-item

kuan3

xiang4
funds / a sum of money / CL:宗[zong1]

duo1

xiang4

shi4
polynomial (math.) / multinomial

jing3

xiang4
neck

yi4

xiang4
sense (of a word)

li4

xiang4
to launch a project

jin4

xiang5
income / receipts / earnings / revenue

qiang2

xiang4
key strength / strong suit / specialty

xiang4

quan1
necklace

jiang3

xiang4
award / prize / CL:項|项[xiang4]

xiang4

yu3
Xiang Yu the Conqueror (232-202 BC), warlord defeated by first Han emperor

za2

xiang4
miscellaneous

er4

xiang4

shi4
two items / binomial (math.)

san1

da4

ji4

lu:4

ba1

xiang4

zhu4

yi4
the Three Rules of Discipline and Eight Points for Attention, a military doctrine issued in 1928 by Mao Zedong for the Red Army, which included a number of injunctions demanding high standards of behavior and respect for civilians during wartime

qian4

xiang4
liabilities / debt

bi3

sai4

xiang4

mu4
sporting event / item on program of sports competition

pu3

xiang4
Pohang (city in South Korea)

san1

xiang4
three items / three events / three terms / tri- / trinomial, ternary (math.) / triathlon (abbr. for 三項全能|三项全能)

san1

xiang4

quan2

neng2
triathlon

san1

xiang4

shi4
trinomial (math.)

xian4

dai4

wu3

xiang4
modern pentathlon

yong4

xiang4
items of expenditure / expenditures

shi2

you2

huan4

shi2

pin3

xiang4

mu4
Iraq Oil for Food Program

ci2

xiang4

luo2

ji5
categorical logic

xiang4

shang4

ren2

tou2
head / neck (as in "to save one's neck", i.e. one's life)

xiang4

cheng2
Xiangcheng county level city in Zhoukou 周口, Henan

xiang4

cheng2

shi4
Xiangcheng county level city in Zhoukou 周口, Henan

xiang4

mu4

guan3

li3
project management

xiang4

ying1
Xiang Ying (1898-1941), communist general involved in forming the New Fourth Army 新四軍, killed in 1941 during the New Fourth Army incident 皖南事变

xiang4

zhuang1

wu3

jian4
lit. Xiang Zhuang performs the sword dance, but his mind is set on Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] (idiom, refers to plot to kill Liu Bang during Feast at Hongmen 鴻門宴|鸿门宴[Hong2 men2 Yan4] in 206 BC) / fig. an elaborate deception hiding malicious intent

xiang4

zhuang1

wu3

jian4

,

zhi4

zai4

pei4

gong1
see 項莊舞劍,意在沛公|项庄舞剑,意在沛公[Xiang4 Zhuang1 wu3 jian4 , yi4 zai4 Pei4 Gong1]

xiang4

zhuang1

wu3

jian4

,

yi4

zai4

pei4

gong1
lit. Xiang Zhuang performs the sword dance, but his mind is set on Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang] (idiom); refers to 206 BC plot to murder Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1], aka Duke of Pei 沛公[Pei4 Gong1] and the future Han emperor, during a sword dance at Feast at Hongmen 鴻門宴|鸿门宴[Hong2 men2 Yan4] / an elaborate deception to hide malicious intent

xiang4

jing3
back of neck

yu2

xiang4
remainder term (math) / remainder / residue

ti3

yu4

xiang4

mu4
sporting event

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