e2 =
Ø + e2

forehead / horizontal tablet or inscribed board / specified number or amount | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Albert Einstein (Ø) and his guest (客) are playing a game of 20 questions just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion (e2). They both have sheets of paper (页) fixed to their foreheads (额) with a name on each to guess. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
ke4 =
k + e4

customer / visitor / guest | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Marx is receiving a visit in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. His guest is wearing a graduation cap and a dress made of stars. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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+
ge4 =
g + e4

each / every | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Each and every one of us is made of atoms, of which most were created in a star (from lighter atoms). That's why I choose to represent this character by a star. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes is stepping on a mandarin with high heels in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. As he squeezes, the mandarin suddenly explodes in a rain of stars. Each and every one of them is shining brighter than the others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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



=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ming2

e2
quota / number of places / place (in an institution, a group etc) (HSK level 6)

shu4

e2
amount / sum of money / fixed number (HSK level 6)

e2

wai4
extra / added / additional (HSK level 6)

chao1

e2
above quota

e2

ye4
frontal lobe

jiao1

tou2

lan4

e2
lit. beaten head and scorched brow (idiom); beaten black and blue / fig. in trouble / in terrible shape / hard pressed / overwrought

mao4

yi4

e2
volume of trade (between countries)

gao1

e2
high quota / large amount

xiao1

shou4

e2
sales figure / total income from sales / turnover

fen4

e2
share / portion

yu2

e2
balance (of an account, bill etc) / surplus / remainder

e2

du4
quota / (credit) limit

zong3

e2
total (amount or value)

jiao1

yi4

e2
sum or volume of business transactions / turnover

pei4

e2
quota / ration

ying2

ye4

e2
sum or volume of business / turnover

mian4

e2
denomination (of currency or bond)

chu1

kou3

e2
export amount

e2

tou2
forehead

ding4

e2
fixed amount / quota

jin1

e2
sum of money / monetary value

qian2

e2
forehead

ju4

e2
large sum (of money) / a huge amount

cha1

e2
balance (financial) / discrepancy (in a sum or quota) / difference

chao1

e2

li4

run4
superprofit / excess profit

kong4

e2
vacancy / unfilled work place

man3

e2
the full amount / to fulfill the quota

cha1

e2

xuan3

ju3
competitive election (i.e. with more than one candidate)

que1

e2
vacancy

bu3

zu2

e2
complement / complementary sum

chao1

e2

ding4

gou4
to overbook

chao1

e2

ren4
(a share issue is) oversubscribed

chao1

e2

ren4

gou4
(a share issue is) oversubscribed

chao1

e2

pei4
oversubscribed

chao1

e2

pei4

gu3

quan2
an oversubscribed share

zu2

e2
sufficient / full (payment)

xiao3

e2

rong2

zi1
microfinance

ju4

e2
variant of 巨額|巨额[ju4 e2]

ding4

e2

zu3
quorum

men2

e2
area above the lintel of a doorway

Example sentences for

 
check up - give it a go - where - have - official position - vacancy
Have a look which official positions are vacant

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