hua2 =
hu + a2

to cut / to slash / to scratch (cut into the surface of sth) / to strike (a match) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

hua4 =
hu + a4

to delimit / to transfer / to assign / to plan / to draw (a line) / stroke of a Chinese character | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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almost 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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hua4 =
hu + a4

to draw / picture / painting / CL:幅[fu2],張|张[zhang1] / classifier for paintings etc / variant of 劃|划[hua4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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,
over 3 years ago


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+
tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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,
over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
yu4 =
yu + Ø4

(arch. introductory particle) / then / and then / radical 129: brush | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a broad decorator's brush.

Aphrodite (yu) is painting in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). First she paints backgrounds with a decorator's brush (聿), then applies some details using a crayon (肀), and finally she discharges a capacitor (二) on the canvas for special effects. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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,
over 3 years ago


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yu4 =
yu + Ø4

pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
a2

Just inside the entrance of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting

a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ji4

hua4
plan / project / program / to plan / to map out / CL:個|个[ge4],項|项[xiang4] (HSK level 4)

ce4

hua4
to plot / to scheme / to bring about / to engineer / planning / producer / planner (HSK level 6)

hua4

fen1
to divide (HSK level 6)

gui1

hua4
to plan (how to do sth) / planning / plan / program (HSK level 6)

chou2

hua4
to plan and prepare

xia4

hua4
线
xian4
underscore _ / underline

hua4

shi2

dai4
epoch-marking

hua4
线
xian4
to delineate / to draw a line / to underline

zheng3

qi2

hua4

yi1
to be adjusted to uniformity (usually of weights and measures) (idiom)

hua2

hen2
a scratch

hua2

shang1
to damage by scratching / to gash / to lacerate

mou2

hua4
to scheme / to plot / conspiracy

wu3

nian2

ji4

hua4
Five-Year Plan

hua2

po4
to cut open / to rip / to streak across (lightning, meteor etc) / to pierce (scream, searchlight etc)

hua4

yi1
uniform / to standardize

hua4

gui1
to incorporate / to put under (external administration)

hua4

qing1
clear dividing line / to distinguish clearly

ce4

hua4

ren2
sponsor / plotter / schemer

bi3

hua4
to gesture / to use sign language / to gesticulate / to engage in body combat or martial art / to come to blows

ji4

hua4

sheng1

yu4
family planning

chu1

mou2

hua4

ce4
to put forward plans and ideas (also derogatory) / to give advice (idiom)

pi2

hua2

ting3
canoe / kayak

hua4

ding4
to demarcate / to delimit / to allocate

qu1

hua4
subdivision (e.g. of provinces into counties)

ji4

hua4

jing1

ji4
planned economy

bi3

hua4
variant of 筆畫|笔画[bi3 hua4]

guo2

jia1

ji4

hua4

wei3

yuan2

hui4
PRC State Planning Committee, set up in 1952, replaced in 1998 by State Development and Planning Committee 國家發展計劃委員會|国家发展计划委员会[Guo2 jia1 Fa1 zhan3 Ji4 hua4 Wei3 yuan2 hui4] then in 2003 by National Development and Reform Commission 國家發展和改革委員會|国家发展和改革委员会[Guo2 jia1 Fa1 zhan3 he2 Gai3 ge2 Wei3 yuan2 hui4]

tu3

di4

li4

yong4

gui1

hua4
land use plan (official P.R.C. government term)

cheng2

shi4

gui1

hua4
town planning

tai4

yang2

shen2

ji4

hua4
the Apollo project

zhi3

shou3

hua4

jiao3
to gesticulate while talking (idiom); to explain by waving one's hands / to criticize or give orders summarily / also written 指手畫腳|指手画脚

an4

zhao4

ji4

hua4
according to (the) plan ...

bo4

hua4
to plan / to arrange

jiu4

en1

ji4

hua4
plan of salvation

hua4

jia4
to price (medical prescription)

bi3

shou3

hua4

jiao3
to gesticulate / to make lively gestures (while talking) / also written 比手畫腳|比手画脚

hua4

yi1

bu4

er4
fixed / unalterable

pi2

hua2

ting3

ji1

liu2

hui2

xuan2
canoe-kayak slalom

pi2

hua2

ting3

jing4

shui3
canoe-kayak flatwater

bi3

hua4

jian3

zi4

biao3
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