ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

age / length of experience, membership etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) wants to enter Stonehenge, but just inside the entrance ((e)ng2) she has to undergo a check first. An old codger with an imperial name tag (令) is entitled to check her teeth (齿) in order to now Qingzhao's age (龄). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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齿
ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

see 脊令[ji2 ling2] / see 令狐[Ling2 hu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling3 =
li + (e)ng3

classifier for a ream of paper | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling4 =
li + (e)ng4

to order / to command / an order / warrant / writ / to cause / to make sth happen / virtuous / honorific title / season / government position (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a mnemonic symbol, I'm going to use a 令牌, which was a tablet to identify someone as an official sent by the emperor to convey the emperor's orders. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Li Qingzhao has been sent by the emperor to collect rent from the English, but they are nowhere to be found. Finally, Li Qingzhao arrived at Stonehenge's bathroom, ready to show her 令牌, raise the finger and show to the date of payday on the calendar—if there were anyone in Stonehenge's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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齿
齿
chi3 =
ch + Ø3

tooth / CL:顆|颗[ke1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 齿

Charlie Chaplin (ch) has an aching tooth (齿), and Neanderthal Man (人) is about to help him take it out using an electrical barrier (止) in the space station (Ø3). They attached the barrier to the tooth and as Neanderthal Man will plug it into the receptacle (凵), the barrier will pull out the tooth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


齿
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+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 years ago


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 years ago

齿
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+
qu1 =
qu + Ø1

receptacle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: receptacle as in wall plug. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Cupid wants to recharge his phone just in front of the space station, but he can't find a receptacle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


齿
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+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng2

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting

Words with


nian2

ling2
(a person's) age / CL:把[ba3],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xue2

ling2
school age

fang1

ling2
age (of a young woman)

tong2

ling2

ren2
peer / one's contemporary / person of the same age

tong2

ling2
of the same age

bao3

ling2

qiu2
bowling (loanword) / bowling ball

lao3

ling2

hua4
aging (population)

hun1

ling2
marrying age

shi4

ling2
of age / of the appropriate age

gong1

ling2
length of service / seniority

gao1

ling2
elderly

chao1

ling2
too old / overage

lao3

ling2
old age / aging / aged / geriatric / the aged

miao4

ling2
(of a girl) in the prime of youth

da4

ling2
older (than average in a group, at school, for marriage etc)

dang3

ling2
party standing / age of service to the Party

song1

he4

xia2

ling2
longevity

chong1

ling2
childhood (typically used in reference to an emperor)

fang2

xuan2

ling2
Fang Xuanling (579-648), Tang dynasty historian, compiler of History of Jin dynasty 晉書|晋书

yi4

ling2
enlistment age

mao4

ling2
old age / eighties, nineties, or greater (of age)

yu4

ling2

qi1
childbearing age

nian2

ling2

zu3
age group

pu2

song1

ling2
Pu Songling (1640-1715), author of 聊齋志異|聊斋志异[Liao2 zhai1 Zhi4 yi4]

song4

mei3

ling2
Soong Mei-ling or Song Meiling (1898-2003), Chiang Kai-shek's wife (subsequently widow)

jun1

ling2
length of military service

xia2

ling2
advanced age / longevity / long life

song4

qing4

ling2
Song Qingling or Rosemonde Soong (1893-1981), wife of Sun Yat-sen 孫中山|孙中山[Sun1 Zhong1 shan1]

jiu3

ling2
age of wine (i.e. how long it has been matured)

jia4

ling2
length of experience as a driver

da4

ling2

qing1

nian2
young people in their late 20s or older who are still unmarried

liu2

song1

ling2
Ferdinand Augustin Hallerstein (1703-1774), Slovenian Jesuit missionary, astronomer and mathematician, spent 35 years at Emperor Qianlong's court

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