chang2 =
ch + ang2

to repay / to compensate for / to recompense / to fulfill (hopes etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) made a very nice dish in the Angkor Wat's kitchen (ang2), but Rosa Luxemburg (亻) messed it all up by adding too many spices. To compensate (偿) for it she has to cook it all again, with Charlie Chaplin warily tasting (尝) the food from time to time. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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
+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
chang2 =
ch + ang2

to taste / to try / already / ever / once | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is cooking some aloe vera (⺌) just inside the Angkor Wat's entrance (ang2). As he lifts the lid (冖) to try (尝) the aloe, a cloud (云) of steam fills the area, making everything smell like aloe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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+

+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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+

+
yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

(classical) to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

cloud / CL:朵[duo3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) had a little accident just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She blew up her capacitor (二), and now there's smoke (clouds; 云) everywhere. To be able to breathe, she puts on her fake nose (厶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 Sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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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+
mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang2

Just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


pei2

chang2
to compensate (HSK level 5)

bu3

chang2
to compensate / to make up (HSK level 6)

wu2

chang2
free / no charge / at no cost (HSK level 6)

chang2

huan2
to repay / to reimburse (HSK level 6)

de2

bu4

chang2

shi1
the gains do not make up for the losses (idiom) (HSK level 6)

bao4

chang2
repay / recompense

chang2

fu4
to pay back

ru2

yuan4

yi3

chang2
to have one's wish fulfilled

di3

chang2
to compensate / to make good (a financial loss)

pei2

chang2

jin1
compensation

bu3

chang2

fei4
compensation

chang2

zhai4
to repay a debt

chang2

ming4
to pay with one's life

you3

chang2
paying / paid (not free)

qing1

chang2
to repay a debt in full / to redeem / to clear

xue4

zhai4

xue4

chang2
A debt of blood must be paid in blood. / Blood calls for blood.

xue4

zhai4

yao4

yong4

xue4

lai2

chang2
A debt of blood must be paid in blood. / Blood calls for blood.

qiu2

chang2
to seek compensation / indemnity

dai4

chang2
(medical) compensation / to repay a debt or obligation in place of someone else

su4

yuan4

de2

chang2
to have a long-cherished wish realized

su4

yuan4

yi3

chang2
a long-cherished ambition is realized

chou2

chang2
reward

chang2

qing1
to repay / to pay off a debt

Example sentences for

 
in this way - unavoidably - the gains do not make up for the losses
In this way it is unavoidable that the gains do not make up for the losses

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