chan2 =
ch + an2

gluttonous / greedy / to have a craving | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is so gluttonous (馋) he doesn't only finish all the Chinese crullers (饣) in the Anchor Inn's kitchen (an2), he even eats the blossoms (⺀) from the tables. After he complains about his stomach ache the owner shows him the disclaimer (免) freeing him from any liability. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 20 days ago | add a painting



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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

"to eat" or "food" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 184) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Chinese cruller.

Sherlock Holmes is eating a Chinese cruller in the space station's entrance. The crane flew by and gave it to him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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mian3 =
mi + an3

to excuse sb / to exempt / to remove or dismiss from office / to avoid / to avert / to escape / to be prohibited | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 免责说明, a disclaimer.

Marilyn Monroe and the crane are on a date in the Anchor Inn. Sun Wukong served them cocktails in two mandarins, but the cocktails are so terrible that Marilyn and the crane had to puke all over the place which ruined their date. They want to sue sun Wukong, but he just shows them the place's disclaimer telling them that he is exempted from any responsibility. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


wen4 =
w + (e)n4

old variant of 絻[wen4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 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
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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, 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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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


jie3

chan2
to eat to one's heart's content

yan3

chan2
to covet / to envy

chan2

xian2

yu4

di1
lit. to drool with desire (idiom) / fig. to hunger for / greedy

chan2

zui3
gluttonous / glutton

chan2

xian2

yu4

chui2
see 饞涎欲滴|馋涎欲滴[chan2 xian2 yu4 di1]

chan2

lao2
gluttony

chan2

yan2
slander

zui3

chan2
gluttonous / ravenous

chan2

gui3
glutton / greedy / piggish

yan3

chan2

du4

bao3
to have eyes bigger than one's belly (idiom)

chan2

ren2
to make one's mouth water / appetizing / greedy person / glutton

chan2

zui3

wa1
sautéed bullfrog with chili sauce

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