dun4 =
du + (e)n4

shield | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog (du) urgently has to visit the bathroom so he storms into the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4) to pee on the banana tree (⺁), but the eye of providence (目) is determined to protect the tree standing guard armed with a cross (十) and protected by a shield (盾). The eye of providence is so determined to stop Doggy Dog because it'll have to clean the bathroom later. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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, almost 5 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, almost 5 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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

du

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

(e)n4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


mao2

dun4
contradiction / CL:個|个[ge4] / conflicting views / contradictory (HSK level 5)

hou4

dun4
support / backing

zi4

xiang1

mao2

dun4
to contradict oneself / self-contradictory / inconsistent

dun4

pai2
shield / pretext / excuse

he2

lan2

dun4
Dutch gulden

yin4

ni2

dun4
Indonesian rupiah

di2

wo3

mao2

dun4
contradictions between ourselves and the enemy / Either you are for us or against us.

zheng4

que4

chu3

li3

ren2

min2

nei4

bu4

mao2

dun4
On the correct handling of internal contradictions among the people, Mao Zedong's tract of 1957

dun4

pai2

zuo4
Scutum (constellation)

ren2

min2

nei4

bu4

mao2

dun4
internal contradiction among the people (pretext for a purge)

nei4

bu4

mao2

dun4
internal contradiction

mao2

dun4
Mao Dun (1896-1981), Chinese novelist

mao2

dun4

wen2

xue2

jiang3
Mao Dun Literature Prize, PRC prize for novel writing, awarded since 1982

tan2

dun4
Tan Dun (1957-) Chinese composer

jin1

dun4

gong1

cheng2
Golden Shield Project, also known as the Great Firewall of China

fang2

bao4

dun4
riot shield

nao4

mao2

dun4
to be at loggerheads / to have a falling out

zhou4

si1

dun4
Zeus's shield / Aegis combat system (US missile guidance)

yi3

zi3

zhi1

mao2

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gong1

zi3

zhi1

dun4
lit. use sb's spear to attack his shield (idiom, derived from Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子); turning a weapon against its owner / fig. to attack an opponent using his own devices / hoist with his own petard

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