chu3 =
chu + Ø3

surname Chu / abbr. for Hubei 湖北省[Hu2 bei3 Sheng3] and Hunan 湖南省[Hu2 nan2 Sheng3] provinces together / Chinese kingdom during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (722-221 BC) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chu3 =
chu + Ø3

distinct / clear / orderly / pain / suffering / deciduous bush used in Chinese medicine (genus Vitex) / punishment cane (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken (chu) finds that a small forest (林) has grown in the space station (Ø3). Decisively she puts on her gumboots (疋), grabs her punishment cane (楚) and brings back order (楚) and clarity (楚) to the wild forest. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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lin2 =
li + (e)n2

surname Lin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lin2 =
li + (e)n2

woods / forest / CL:片[pian4] / circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people) / a collection (of similar things) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) wants to plant a small forest (林) just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She already put up two Christmas trees (木)(林). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 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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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, almost 5 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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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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pi3 =
pi + Ø3

variant of 匹[pi3] / classifier for cloth: bolt | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

archaic: foot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


ya3 =
y + a3

variant of 雅[ya3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Neanderthal man accidentally pierced his foot with a voodoo staff. Now he'll have to get an injection against tetanus. This character will thus be represented by a syringe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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

chu

Chantal Chicken - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


qing1

chu5
clear / distinct / to understand thoroughly / to be clear about (HSK level 3)

tong4

chu3
pain / anguish / suffering

chu3

chu3
neat / lovely

si4

mian4

chu3

ge1
lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom) / fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help

yi1

guan1

chu3

chu3
immaculately dressed / well-groomed / dapper

ku3

chu3
suffering / misery / pain (esp. psychological)

suan1

chu3
disconsolate / forlorn / grievance

yi1

qing1

er4

chu3
to be very clear about sth (idiom)

ba1

chu3
Maralbeshi nahiyisi (Maralbexi county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Ka1 shi2 di4 qu1], west Xinjiang

ba1

chu3

xian4
Maralbeshi nahiyisi (Maralbexi county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Ka1 shi2 di4 qu1], west Xinjiang

nian2

chu3

he2
Nyang qu or Nian chu River in Tibet, a tributary of Yarlung Tsangpo

bei1

chu3
sorrowful / grieved

zhao1

qin2

mu4

chu3
serve Qin in the morning Chu in the evening (idiom); quick to switch sides

ji2

chu3
thorny problem / troublesome affair

chu3

guo2
the state of Chu (history)

chu3

zhou1
Chuzhou district of Huai'an city 淮安市[Huai2 an1 shi4], Jiangsu

chu3

zhou1

qu1
Chuzhou district of Huai'an city 淮安市[Huai2 an1 shi4], Jiangsu

chu3
怀
huai2

wang2
King Huai of Chu (reigned 328-299 BC) / later King Huai of Chu (reigned 208-205 BC)

chu3

he2

han4

jie4
lit. the river that divides Chu and Han / fig. a line that divides rival territories / the mid-line between sides on a Chinese chessboard

chu3

han4

zhan4

zheng1
Chu-Han Contention (206-202 BC), power struggle between Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] of Han and Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu

chu3

han4

xiang1

zheng1
see 楚漢戰爭|楚汉战争[Chu3 Han4 Zhan4 zheng1]

chu3

zhuang1

wang2
King Zhuang of Chu (reigned 613-591 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸

chu3

ci2
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)

chu3

xiong2
Chuxiong county level city, capital of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州[Chu3 xiong2 Yi2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1] in central Yunnan

chu3

xiong2

zhou1
abbr. for 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州[Chu3 xiong2 Yi2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1]

chu3

xiong2

shi4
Chuxiong county level city, capital of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州[Chu3 xiong2 Yi2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1] in central Yunnan

zhong1

e2

ni2

bu4

chu3

tiao2

yue1
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia

wu1

ne4

chu3
Uxin or Wushen banner in southwest Ordos prefecture 鄂爾多斯|鄂尔多斯[E4 er3 duo1 si1], Inner Mongolia

bu4

qing1

chu5
unclear / not understood / currently unknown

qiao2

chu3
person of outstanding talent

ye1

lu:4

chu3

cai2
Yelü Chucai (1190-1244), Khitan statesman and advisor to Genghis Khan and Ögödei Khan, known for convincing the Mongols to tax the conquered population of the north China plains rather than slaughter it

jing1

chu3

wang3
IPTV (PRC media network)

jing1

chu3

wang3

shi4
IPTV (PRC media network)

chang2

chu3
plant mentioned in Book of Songs, uncertainly identified as carambola or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola) / kiwi fruit

zhong1

chu3

hong2
Cherie Chung (1960-), Hong Kong actress

juan4

chu3
outstanding / extraordinary / preeminent

tou2

nao3

qing1

chu5
lucid / clear-headed / sensible

ma3

mu4

chu3
Mamoudzou, capital of Mayotte

chu3

xiong2

yi2

zu2

zi4

zhi4

zhou1
Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in central Yunnan, capital Chuxiong city 楚雄市

qi1

chu3
sad / wretched / miserable

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