ru2 =
ru + Ø2

scholar / Confucian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rachel Rhinoceros (ru) wants to become a Confucian (儒) scholar (儒) and study under Rosa Luxemburg (亻), but on her first day when she is on duty in the space station's kitchen (Ø2) she forgot her cowl and instead makes up with a rain cape (需). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 16 days ago | add a painting



=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
xu1 =
xu + Ø1

to require / to need / to want / necessity / need | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: When it rains and you do not want to comb your hair again, you need a rain cape. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


It is raining in front of the rain station. Because Hermes doesn't want to comb his hair again, he uses a rain cape to stay dry. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

and / as well as / and so / but (not) / yet (not) / (indicates causal relation) / (indicates change of state) / (indicates contrast) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A comb. Albert Einstein is getting ready to go out just inside the entrance of the space station. He put up some loud music on the stereo and tries to comb his hair with his comb and the help of a wind wheel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



=
𦉫
+
𦉫
xx5

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

Looks like a stereo. In the middle there's the sound system, left and right are the loudspeakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



=
𦉫
+
xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
yu3 =
yu + Ø3

rain / CL:陣|阵[zhen4],場|场[chang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It is raining inside of the space station, and because of zero gravity, it is raining in every direction. Aphrodite can't just hide under a ladder covered with petal leaves, she also has to tug herself in a few maps. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to rain / (of rain, snow etc) to fall / to precipitate / to wet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+

+
xia4 =
xi + a4

down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie tries to escape from Adziogol Lighthouse by climbing through the window in the bathroom. To build a ladder, she puts a voodoo staff under a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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


=

+

+
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


=

+

+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

ru

Rachel Rhinoceros - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Words with


ru2

ya3
scholarly / refined / cultured / courteous

zhu1

ru2
dwarf / pygmy / small person / midget

ru2

jiao4
Confucianism

ru2

shi4
a Confucian scholar

ru2

xue2
Confucianism

ru2

jia1
Confucian school, founded by Confucius 孔子[Kong3 zi3] (551-479 BC) and Mencius 孟子[Meng4 zi3] (c. 372-c. 289 BC)

ru2

jia1

si1

xiang3
Confucian thoughts / the thinking of the Confucian school

ru2

lin2

wai4

shi3
The Scholars, Qing dynasty novel by Wu Jingzi 吳敬梓|吴敬梓[Wu2 Jing4 zi3], an extended satire on the Imperial Examination system

ru2

sheng1
Confucian scholar (old)

ru2

lu:e4

ri4
Julian day (astronomy)

ru2

zhe3
Confucian

kan3

bei4

er3

zhu1

ru2

cang1

shu3
Campbell's dwarf hamster (Phodopus campbelli)

hong2

ru2
learned scholar
宿
su4

ru2
experienced scholar / old expert in the field

xin1

ru2

jia1
New Confucianism, a social and political movement founded in 1920s China that combines aspects of Western and Eastern philosophy / see also 當代新儒家|当代新儒家[Dang1 dai4 Xin1 Ru2 jia1]

li3

ying1

ru2
Li Yingru (1913-1989), calligrapher and writer, author of many novels about the war as seen by the communists

tai4
西
xi1

da4

ru2
Great European Scholar (honorific title of Matteo Ricci)

fen2

shu1

keng1

ru2
to burn the books and bury alive the Confucian scholars (one of the crimes of the first Emperor in 212 BC)

quan3

ru2
cynic

quan3

ru2

zhu3

yi4
cynicism

du2

zun1

ru2

shu4
Dismiss the hundred schools, revere only the Confucians (slogan of former Han dynasty)

xian4

dai4

xin1

ru2

jia1
Modern New Confucianism / see also 新儒家[Xin1 Ru2 jia1]

dang1

dai4

xin1

ru2

jia1
Contemporary New Confucianism / see 新儒家[Xin1 Ru2 jia1]

ba4

chu4

bai3

jia1

,

du2

zun1

ru2

shu4
Dismiss the hundred schools, revere only the Confucian (idiom) / sole dominant ideology

zhu1

ru2

cang1

shu3
dwarf hamster

yu1

ru2
unrealistic / pedantic and impractical

zhu1

ru2

zheng4
pituitary dwarfism

ru2

le4

·

fan2

er3

na4
Jules Verne (1828-1905), French novelist specializing in science fiction and adventure stories, author of Around the World in Eighty Days 八十天环绕地球

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