ling3 =
li + (e)ng3

neck / collar / to lead / to receive / classifier for clothes, mats, screens etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao wants to explore the catacombs below Stonehenge, which can only be accessed from inside Stonehenge. Because it is so dangerous down there she has to hand in a piece of paper with her name and gets back a name-tag which she has to clip to her dog collar so that she can be identified should something go wrong. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

see 脊令[ji2 ling2] / see 令狐[Ling2 hu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling3 =
li + (e)ng3

classifier for a ream of paper | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling4 =
li + (e)ng4

to order / to command / an order / warrant / writ / to cause / to make sth happen / virtuous / honorific title / season / government position (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a mnemonic symbol, I'm going to use a 令牌, which was a tablet to identify someone as an official sent by the emperor to convey the emperor's orders. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Li Qingzhao has been sent by the emperor to collect rent from the English, but they are nowhere to be found. Finally, Li Qingzhao arrived at Stonehenge's bathroom, ready to show her 令牌, raise the finger and show to the date of payday on the calendar—if there were anyone in Stonehenge's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

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

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


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丿
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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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng3

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

Words with


ling3

dao3
lead / leading / to lead / leadership / leader / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ben3

ling3
skill / ability / capability / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ling3

yu4
domain / sphere / field / territory / area (HSK level 5)

ling3

wu4
to understand / to comprehend (HSK level 6)

ling3

hui4
to understand / to comprehend / to grasp (HSK level 6)

gang1

ling3
program / guiding principle (HSK level 6)

ling3

xian1
to lead / to be in front (HSK level 6)

shuai4

ling3
to lead / to command / to head (HSK level 6)

ling3

xiu4
leader / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 6)

dai4

ling3
to guide / to lead (HSK level 6)

zhan4

ling3
to occupy (a territory) / to hold (HSK level 6)

ling3

tu3
territory (HSK level 6)

ling3

shi4

guan3
consulate (HSK level 6)

ling3

dui4
to lead a group / leader of a group / captain (of sports squad)

yuan2

ling3
crew neck / round neck (of pull-over garment, e.g. T-shirt)

ling3

shou4
to accept / to receive

ling3

tou2
to take the lead / to be first to start

bu4

de2

yao4

ling3
fail to grasp the main points

ren4

ling3
to claim (as one's property) / to adopt (a child) / to accept (an illegitimate child as one's own)

ling3

jie2
bow tie / loop of a necktie / lavaliere

zong3

ling3

shi4
consul general

tou2

ling3
head person / leader

bai2

ling3
white collar / business person

ling3

jin1
neckcloth / neckerchief

xin1

ling3

shen2

hui4
to understand tacitly (idiom) / to know intuitively / to understand thoroughly

ling3

dao4
to receive

ling3

shi4
consul

yi1

ling3
collar / neck

ling3

qu3
to receive / to draw / to get

ling3

dai4
necktie / CL:條|条[tiao2]
使
shi3

ling3

guan3
embassy and consulate

ling3

jiao4
much obliged / thank you / to ask advice / (ironically or humorously) to experience / to taste

ling3

kong1
territorial air space

ling3

jiang3
to accept a prize / a prize-winner

ling3

zi5
shirt collar

yao2

yao2

ling3

xian1
a long way in front / to lead by a wide margin

zong3

ling3

shi4

guan3
Consulate General

ling3

ban1
supervisor / foreman / head waiter or waitress

tong3

ling3
to lead / to command / commander / officer

ling3

yang3
adoption / to adopt (a child)

Example sentences for

 
heaven - king - wise opinion - I - old fellow - much obliged
The heavenly king has a wise opinion, I'm much obliged
 
you - have - how big - skill - call oneself - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven
How skilful are you to call yourself "Great Sage the Equal of Heaven"?
 
skill - indeed - not - small
His skill set is indeed not small
 
order - you - lead - 100 000 - celestial troops and generals
I order you to lead 100 000 celestial troops and generals
 
still - not - quick - towards - me - forward - go - confess
You're still not quickly begging for mercy in front of me?

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