guan1 =
gu + an1

hat / crown / crest / cap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is busking in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). She has a hat (冠) lying in front of her, but the hat is protected by a cooking top (冖). Many passersby give her the thumbs up (㝴) or put some coins (㝴) into her hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


guan4 =
gu + an4

surname Guan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

guan4 =
gu + an4

to put on a hat / to be first / to dub | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

After a long day of work Gitta Giraffe (gu) empties her hat (冠) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), puts the coins (㝴) in her pocket and puts the hat on (冠). She tosses the cooking top (冖) in a corner and gives herself the thumbs up (㝴). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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+

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+
yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan / the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

unit of money (in PRC: Chinese yuan, in USA: dollar, etc) / primary / first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wu Kong offers Aphrodite a coin just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. As Aphrodite takes it, she's literally shocked: Sun Wu Kong hooked up a capacitor to it to play a bad joke on her, and he's laughing his ass off. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


guan4

jun1
champion / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

duo2

guan4
to seize the crown / fig. to win a championship / to win gold medal

guan1

mian3
royal crown / official hat / official / leader / chief / elegant and stately

gui4

guan1
laurel / victory garland (in Greek and western culture)

hua1

guan1
corolla

nu4

fa4

chong1

guan1
lit. hair stands up in anger and tips off one's hat (idiom) / fig. seething in anger / raise one's hackles

guan4

jun1

sai4
championship

shu4

guan1
treetop

yi1

guan1

chu3

chu3
immaculately dressed / well-groomed / dapper
齿
chi3

guan1
crown of tooth

guan1

zhuang4

dong4

mai4
coronary artery

yi1

guan1
hat and clothes / attire

guan1

mian3

tang2

huang2
high-sounding / dignified / pompous (idiom)

huang2

guan1
crown (headgear)

ji1

guan1
crest / cockscomb

ji1

guan1
Jiguan district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西[Ji1 xi1], Heilongjiang

wang2

guan1
crown

guan1

xin1

bing4
coronary heart disease

tan2

guan1

xiang1

qing4
lit. to flick dust off sb's cap (idiom); to celebrate an official appointment / to congratulate and celebrate (promotion, graduation etc)

chen2

guan1

xi1
Edison Chen (1980-), Hong Kong singer and actor

bu4

ding4

guan4

ci2
indefinite article (e.g. English a, an)

ya2

guan1
crown of tooth

gua1

tian2

bu4

na4

lu:3

,

li3

xia4

bu4

zheng3

guan1
lit. don't tie your shoelaces in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree (idiom) / fig. don't do anything that might arouse suspicion / innocent acts may be misconstrued

dang1

shi4

zhi1

guan4
the foremost person of his age / unequalled / a leading light

dang1

shi4

guan4
the foremost person of his age / unequalled / a leading light

huang2

guan1

shang4

de5

ming2

zhu1
the brightest jewel in the crown

huang2

guan1

jia4

ri4

jiu3

dian4
Crowne Plaza (hotel chain)

mian3

guan1
see 冕[mian3]

huang2

guan1

chu1

ban3

ji2

tuan2
Crown publishing group, Hong Kong

ji1

guan1
to have just attained maturity (traditional)

yu3

guan1
feathered crest (of bird)

cui4

guan1

yu4
peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

rou4

guan1
comb (fleshy crest on a bird's head)

yi1

guan1

zhong3
cenotaph

yi1

guan1

qin2

shou4
lit. dressed up animal (idiom) / fig. immoral and despicable person

jin1

guan1

dai4

ju2
goldcrest (Regulus regulus) / gold-crowned kinglet

jin1

gui4

guan1
Kim KyeGwan 김계관 (1943-), North Korean diplomat, vice-foreign minister of

ji1

guan1

qu1
Jiguan district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西[Ji1 xi1], Heilongjiang

ji1

guan1

hua1
cockscomb flower / Celosia cristata

tou2

guan1
a crown / top of the head

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