gu4 =
gu + Ø4

surname Gu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gu4 =
gu + Ø4

to look after / to take into consideration / to attend to | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

GItta Giraffe is sick and has to stay in bed in the space station's bathroom. A Greek nymph is taking care of her; there are many sheets of paper floating around as the nymph is even taking care of Gitta's taxes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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e4 =
Ø + e4

distressed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 尼厄丽德, Greek nymph.

A navy seal is doing push-ups in the Erechtheion's bathroom, as a Greek nymph enters and tries to seduce him with some delicious chocolate. She even sets up a whole chocolate factory which continuously produces delicious chocolate! Albert Einstein enters and is delighted: he happily eats lots of the chocolate, making the seal very jealous. The seal is not supposed to eat chocolate during his training, so he is very distressed. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xian1 =
xi + an1

joint / seal / ancient form of 節 / surname Xian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a member of the navy seals.

A navy seal is busy digging a hole with a plough in front of the Anchor Inn as part of his training. Marie Curie thinks that this particular seal deserves to have an extra hart training, so she slyly shovels some earth back into the hole using a shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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, over 1 year ago | add a painting


mnemonic symbol: a sheet of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, about 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, almost 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, almost 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhao4

gu5
to take care of / to show consideration / to attend to / to look after (HSK level 3)

gu4

ke4
client / customer / CL:位[wei4] (HSK level 4)

gu4

wen4
adviser / consultant (HSK level 6)

hui2

gu4
to look back / to review (HSK level 6)

bu4

xie4

yi1

gu4
to disdain as beneath contempt (idiom) (HSK level 6)

bu4

gu4
in spite of / regardless of (HSK level 6)

gu4

lu:4
misgivings / apprehensions (HSK level 6)

hou4

gu4

zhi1

you1
fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of action) / worries about the future consequences / often in negative expressions, meaning "no worries about anything" (HSK level 6)

tong3

chou2

jian1

gu4
an overall plan taking into account all factors (HSK level 6)

zhi3

gu4
solely preoccupied (with one thing) / engrossed / focusing (on sth) / to look after only one aspect

gu4

bu5

de5
unable to change sth / unable to deal with

gu4

ji2
to take into consideration / to attend to

hui2

gu4

zhan3
retrospective (exhibition)

gu4

ji4
to have misgivings / apprehension / worry / qualm / scruple

jian1

gu4
to attend simultaneously to two or more things / to balance (career and family, family and education etc)

gu4

quan2

da4

ju2
to take the big picture into consideration (idiom) / to work for the benefits of all

zuo3

gu4

you4

pan4
glancing to left and right (idiom); to look all around

huan2

gu4
to look around / to survey

hui4

gu4
your patronage

gu4

ming2

si1

yi4
as the name implies

zhu3

gu4
client / customer

zhan1

qian2

gu4

hou4
to look forward and back / to consider prudently / overcautious

yi4

wu2

fan3

gu4
honor does not allow one to glance back (idiom); duty-bound not to turn back / no surrender / to pursue justice with no second thoughts

gu4

ci3

shi1

bi3
lit. to attend to one thing and lose sight of another (idiom) / fig. to be unable to manage two or more things at once / cannot pay attention to one thing without neglecting the other

gu4

quan2
to give careful consideration to / to display thoughtfulness towards

fen4

bu4

gu4

shen1
to dash on bravely with no thought of personal safety (idiom); undaunted by dangers / regardless of perils

guang1

gu4
to visit (as a customer)

bu4

gu4

yi1

qie4
reckless / regardless of everything

juan4

gu4
to care for / to show concern for / to think longingly (of one's country)

san1

gu4

mao2

lu2
lit. three humble visits to a thatched cottage / cf famous episode in the fictional Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义 in which Liu Bei 劉備|刘备 recruits Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮 (the Hidden Dragon 臥龍|卧龙) to his cause by visiting him three times

gu4

nian4
to care for / to worry about

hui2

gu4

li4

shi3
to look back at history

xing2

bu4

gu4

yan2
to say one thing and do another (idiom)

si4

gu4
to look around

gu4

bu5

shang4
cannot attend to or manage

bu4

gu4

qian2

hou4
regardless of what's before or after (idiom); rushing blindly into sth

gu4

ke4

zhi4

shang4
the customer reigns supreme (idiom)

gu4

ying3

zi4

lian2
lit. looking at one's shadow and feeling sorry for oneself (idiom) / fig. alone and dejected

zhan1

gu4
to look forward and back cautiously

gu4

xi1
to take loving care of / to value

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