guang1 =
gu + ang1

light / ray / CL:道[dao4] / bright / only / merely / to use up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe is giving a big concert in front of the Angkor Wat. She set up a lot of laser pointers for the light show, the audience is throwing daisies up to her and she is just rocking her 胡兀尔. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a laser pointer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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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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, 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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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


=
丿
+
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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+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
wu4 =
w + Ø4

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu4 =
w + Ø4

cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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


=
丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

gu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang1

In front of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

In front of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


yang2

guang1
sunshine / CL:線|线[xian4] / transparent (open to public scrutiny) (HSK level 4)

guang1

lin2
(formal) to honor with one's presence / to attend (HSK level 5)

guang1

ming2
light / illumination / radiance (esp. glory of Buddha etc) / fig. bright prospects / openhearted (HSK level 5)

guang1

pan2
compact disc / CD or DVD / CD ROM / CL:片[pian4],張|张[zhang1] (HSK level 5)

guang1

rong2
honor and glory / glorious (HSK level 5)

guang1

hua2
glossy / sleek / smooth (HSK level 5)

yan3

guang1
gaze / insight / foresight / vision / way of looking at things (HSK level 6)

zhan1

guang1
to bask in the light / fig. to benefit from association with sb or sth / reflected glory (HSK level 6)

pu4

guang1
exposure (e.g. of photosensitive material) / to expose (a scandal to the public) (HSK level 6)

mu4

guang1
sight / vision / view / gaze / look (HSK level 6)

guang1

mang2
rays of light / brilliant rays / radiance (HSK level 6)

guang1

cai3
luster / splendor / radiance / brilliance (HSK level 6)

shi2

guang1
time / era / period of time (HSK level 6)

guang1

hui1
radiance / glory / brilliant / magnificent (HSK level 6)

feng1

guang1
scene / view / sight / landscape / to be well-regarded / to be well-off / grand (dialect) / impressive (dialect) (HSK level 6)

guan1

guang1
to tour / sightseeing / tourism (HSK level 6)

ju4

guang1

deng1
spotlight

xing1

guang1
starlight

guang1

hua2
brilliance / splendor / magnificence

guang1

neng2
light energy (e.g. solar)

guang1

nian2
light-year

ling2

guang1
divine light (around the Buddha) / a halo / a miraculous column of light / (slang) jolly good!

guang1

tian1

hua4

ri4
the full light of day (idiom) / fig. peace and prosperity / in broad daylight

guang1

ming2

zheng4

da4
just and honorable / open and aboveboard / without tricks (idiom)

ri4

guang1
sunlight

guang1

liang4
bright

guang1

guai4

lu4

li2
monstrous and multicolored / grotesque and variegated

lei4

guang1
glistening teardrops

guang1

xian1
bright and neat

mo2

guang1
to polish

cai3

guang1
lighting / day lighting

ri4

guang1

yu4
sunbathing

shan3

guang1

deng1
flash bulb (photography)

guang1

he2

zuo4

yong4
photosynthesis

guang1

qi4
phosgene COCl2, a poisonous gas / carbonyl chloride

guang1

lan3
optical cable

yuan3

guang1

deng1
high beam (headlights)

guang1

dian4
photoelectric

zi3

wai4

guang1
ultraviolet light

guang1

tu1

tu1
bald / bare

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