bei3 =
b + ei3

north / to be defeated (classical) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A compass rose. In the Eiffel tower, Beelzebub tries to build a compass. As a baseplate he uses a piece of wood, on which he sticks the north pike of a compass rose. On the south pike he balances a ladle, which is supposed to adjust itself to earth's magnetic field. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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qiang2 =
qi + ang2

"piece of wood" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 90), mirror image of 片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just as she entered the Angkor Wat, the Queen of Hearts craves for a popsicle. It seems like a miracle that just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat she finds a crate full of popsicles, which she cracks open using a dinosaur bone. Unfortunately, all the popsicles are contaminated with pieces of wood. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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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bing1 =
bi + (e)ng1

"ice" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 15), occurring in 冰, 决, 次 / see also 兩點水|两点水[liang3 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr (bi) is eating a popsicle (冫) while sitting in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
bi3 =
bi + Ø3

dagger / ladle / ancient type of spoon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr plays a game inside the space station using zero gravity: using a big ladle and a shovel as bats, she beats a banana back and forth. - 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

b

Beelzebub - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei3

Inside the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


bei3

jing1
Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China / Peking / PRC government (HSK level 1)

bei3

fang1
north / the northern part a country / China north of the Yellow River (HSK level 3)

bei3

ji2
the North Pole / the Arctic Pole / the north magnetic pole (HSK level 6)

he1
西
xi1

bei3

feng1
lit. drink the northwest wind (idiom); cold and hungry

bei3

ji2

xiong2
polar bear

bei3

yue1
NATO / abbr. for 北大西洋公約組織|北大西洋公约组织[Bei3 Da4 xi1 Yang2 Gong1 yue1 Zu3 zhi1], North Atlantic Treaty Organization

bei3

ai4
abbr. for 北愛爾蘭|北爱尔兰[Bei3 Ai4 er3 lan2], Northern Ireland

bei3

dou3
Great Bear / Big Dipper / Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

bei3

ou1
north Europe / Scandinavia

bei3

jiao3
North Point district of Hong Kong

bei3

bing1

yang2
Arctic ocean

cheng2

bei3

qu1
north city district / Chengbei district of Xining city 西寧市|西宁市[Xi1 ning2 shi4], Qinghai

bei3

da2

ke1

ta1

zhou1
North Dakota, US state

nan2

bei3
north and south / north to south

bei3

wei3
latitude north

dong1
西
xi1

nan2

bei3
east west south north

nan2

yuan2

bei3

zhe2
to act in a way that defeats one's purpose (idiom)

bei3

guo2
the northern part of the country / the North

bei3

fei1
North Africa

tai2

bei3
Taibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan

tai2

bei3
Taibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan
西
xi1

bei3

bu4
northwest part

yi3

bei3
to the north of (suffix)

da4

jiang1

nan2

bei3
lit. both sides of the Yangtze River (idiom) / fig. throughout a vast area

jiang1

bei3
Jiangbei district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan / Chongqing's main airport / Jiangbei district of Ningbo city 寧波市|宁波市[Ning2 bo1 shi4], Zhejiang

bei3

an1
Bei'an county level city in Heihe 黑河[Hei1 he2], Heilongjiang

bei3

hui2

gui1
线
xian4
Tropic of Cancer

bei3

bu4
Tonkin (region in Vietnam)

bei3

bu4
northern part

bei3

ji2

guang1
Northern lights / aurora borealis

bei3

ka3

luo2

lai2

na4
North Carolina, US state

bei3

ka3

luo2

lai2

na4

zhou1
North Carolina, US state

bei3

ji2

xing1
North Star / Polaris

bei3

hai3

dao4
Hokkaidō, Japan

bei3

da4
Beijing University (abbr. for 北京大學|北京大学)

bei3

ban4

qiu2
Northern Hemisphere

bei3

ai4

er3

lan2
Northern Ireland

bei3

bu4

wan1
Gulf of Tonkin

bei3

da2

ke1

ta1
North Dakota, US state

bei3

ya4
North Asia

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