sai1 =
s + ai1

Serbia / Serbian / abbr. for 塞爾維亞|塞尔维亚[Sai1 er3 wei2 ya4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

sai1 =
s + ai1

to stop up / to squeeze in / to stuff / cork / stopper | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

sai4 =
s + ai4

strategic pass / tactical border position | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

se4 =
s + e4

to stop up / to stuff / to cope with | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Socrates (s) wanted to get rid of his graduation cap (宀) and threw it in the Erechtheion's toilet (e4), but now it is clogged (塞). He'll have to dig up the foundation (基) to clear the pipes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji1 =
ji + Ø1

base / foundation / basic / radical (chemistry) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) has to repair the watchtower (其) In front of the space station (Ø1). The tower needs a new foundation (基), and because it is floating in outer space, Jeanne can just add some dirt (土) to its base (基) to create a new foundation. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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qi2 =
qi + Ø2

his / her / its / theirs / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a watchtower. The Queen of Hearts is on lookout on the watchtower just inside the space station's entrance. The Eye of Providence helps her to look out for intruders. They also spread some eight balls for possible intruders to trip on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

s

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
e4

In the Erechtheion's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


bi4

se4
to stop up / to close up / hard to get to / out of the way / inaccessible / unenlightened / blocking (HSK level 6)

du3

se4
to block / to stop / blockage (HSK level 6)

sai1

ba1

si1

di4

an1
Sebastian (name)

wa1

sai1
exclamation used to express a feeling of amazement (slang) / wow!

ao4

sai1

luo2
Othello, 1604 tragedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚

zu3

se4
to block / to clog

ai1

sai4

e2

bi3

ya4
Ethiopia

sai1

ya2
to get food stuck between one's teeth

mao2

se4

dun4

kai1
murky darkness suddenly opens (idiom); a sudden flash of insight and all is clear

huo2

sai1
piston / valve

sai1

le4

mu3
Salem, capital of Oregon / Salem, city in Massachusets / Salem, city in India

sai1

che1
traffic jam

si1

bin1

se4
Spencer or Spence (name)

er3

sai1
earplug / earphone

ba1

sai4

long2

na4
Barcelona (Tw)

ba1

sai4

luo2

na4
Barcelona

bu4

lu3

sai4

er3
Brussels, capital of Belgium

sai1

er3

wei2

ya4
Serbia

sai1

mu2

er3
Samuel (name)

sai4

she2

er3
the Seychelles

ba1

sai1

er3
Basel, Switzerland

du4

sai1

er3

duo1

fu1
Düsseldorf (Germany)

tang2

se4
to muddle through / to fob somebody off / to beat around the bush / to dodge

shuan1

se4
thrombosis

jia1

sai1

r5
to push into a line out of turn / to cut in line / to queue-jump

chong1

se4
congestion / to block / to congest / to crowd / to choke / to cram / to fill up / to stuff / to take up all the space

sai1

wei2

li4

ya4
Sevilla, Spain

sai1

zu2
Serb nationality / ethnic Serb / Serbs

sai1

zi5
cork / plug

sai4

pu3

lu4

si1
Cyprus

xin1

ji1

geng3

se4
myocardial infarction / heart attack

bo1

sai1

dong1
Poseidon, God of the sea in Greek mythology

a1

sai4

bai4

jiang1
Azerbaijan, former Soviet Republic and region of northwest Iran in Caucasus

yu3

se4
to be at a loss for words / speechless

bian1

sai4
frontier fortress

huo3

hua1

sai1
spark plug

sai4

la1

li4

ang2
Sierra Leone

sai4

nei4

jia1

er3
Senegal

ping2

sai1
bottle cork / bottle stopper
西
xi1

sai1

luo2
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), famous Roman politician, orator and philosopher, murdered at the orders of Marc Anthony

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