nan2 =
n + an2

difficult (to...) / problem / difficulty / difficult / not good | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Anchor Inn, Napoleon and a sparrow are trying to beat an insanely difficult video game. After playing and failing all day long Napoleon finally loses his temper and crashes the game wearing two boxing gloves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a video game which is almost impossible to beat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


nan4 =
n + an4

disaster / distress / to scold | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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zhui1 =
zhu + ei1

short-tailed bird | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sparrow. George Giant Squid often visits the sparrows living in front of the Eiffel tower, and plays his flute for them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

to live / to dwell / to stay / to reside / to stop / (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Giant Squid, Rosa Luxemburg and the Lord are all living in a flat share in the space station's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

owner / master / host / individual or party concerned / God / Lord / main / to indicate or signify / trump card (in card games) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Giant Squid is playing cards with Martin Luther King in the space station. It's Martin Luther King's turn, and he holds a petal leaf in his hand high above his head: it's his trump card, and on it depicted is the Lord himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
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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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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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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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


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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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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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

n

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

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


nan2

guo4
to feel sad / to feel unwell / (of life) to be difficult (HSK level 3)

nan2

dao4
don't tell me ... / could it be that...? (HSK level 4)

nan2

shou4
to feel unwell / to suffer pain / to be difficult to bear (HSK level 4)

kun4

nan5
difficult / challenging / straitened circumstances / difficult situation (HSK level 4)

nan2

kan4
ugly / unsightly (HSK level 5)

nan2

guai4
(it's) no wonder (that...) / (it's) not surprising (that) (HSK level 5)

zai1

nan4
disaster / catastrophe (HSK level 6)

nan2

neng2

ke3

gui4
rare and precious / valuable / remarkable (HSK level 6)

nan2

kan1
hard to take / embarrassed (HSK level 6)

wei2

nan2
to feel embarrassed or awkward / to make things difficult (for someone) / to find things difficult (to do or manage) (HSK level 6)

nan2

de2
seldom / rare / hard to come by (HSK level 6)

jian1

nan2
difficult / hard / challenging (HSK level 6)

nan2

mian3
hard to avoid / difficult to escape from (HSK level 6)

si3

nan4

zhe3
victim of an accident / casualty / martyr for one's country

nan2

yi3

ren3

shou4
hard to endure / unbearable

tao2

nan4
to run away from trouble / to flee from calamity / to be a refugee

mo2

nan4
a torment / a trial / tribulation / a cross (to bear) / well-tried

nan2

yi3

qi3
齿
chi3
to be too embarrassed to mention sth (idiom) / to find it hard to speak about sth

qian1

zai3

nan2

feng2
extremely rare (idiom) / once in a blue moon

shou4

nan4
to suffer a calamity / to suffer (e.g. under torture) / distress

gao1

nan2
extremely difficult / hard and dangerous / challenging

li2

nan4
fatality / to die in an accident / to be killed

jin4
退
tui4

liang3

nan2
no room to advance or to retreat (idiom); without any way out of a dilemma / trapped / in an impossible situation

jian1

nan2

xian3

zu3
untold dangers and difficulties (idiom)

zhi1

nan2

er2
退
tui4
to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back out of an awkward situation / to get out on finding out what it's really like

nan4

min2

ying2
refugee camp

duo1

zai1

duo1

nan4
to be plagued with misfortunes / precarious

wan4

nan2
countless difficulties / extremely difficult / against all odds

nan2

she3

nan2

fen1
loath to part (idiom); emotionally close and unwilling to separate

fei1

nan4
reproof / blame

jiu4

nan2
to rescue / rescue (operation, workers)

si3

nan4
to die in an accident / to die for a just cause

nan2

chi1
unpalatable

ze2

nan4
to censure

nan2

chu5
trouble / difficulty / problem

wei1

nan4
calamity

nan2

bao3
hard to say / can't guarantee / difficult to protect / difficult to preserve

nan2

ting1
unpleasant to hear / coarse / vulgar / offensive / shameful

shou4

nan4

zhe3
sufferer / a victim of a calamity / a person in distress

qing4

zhu2

nan2

shu1
so many that the bamboo slats have been exhausted / innumerable crimes (idiom) / see also 罄筆難書|罄笔难书[qing4 bi3 nan2 shu1]

Example sentences for

 
King - want - suitable - weapon - ? - Actually - not-hard
The king wants a suitable weapon? Actually, it is no problem
 
Don't tell me - you - say - (le) - not - count - ?
Don't tell me what you said doesn't count anymore?
 
don't tell me - still - let - that - devil - monkey - climb - to - our - head - can that be?
Don't tell me that you still want to allow the devil monkey to climb our heads?
 
don't tell me - you - unexpectedly - go - have a look - ?
Don't tell me that you even don't want to have a look at it?
 
shut up - don't tell me - haven't - I - great sage the equal of heaven - 's - seat
Shut up! Don't tell me there's no seat for me, the Great Sage the Equal to Heaven?

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