hou4 =
h + ou4

surname Hou | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

hou4 =
h + ou4

empress / queen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

hou4 =
h + ou4

back / behind / rear / afterwards / after / later | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hamlet is exploring the Louvre's bathroom. Behind a banana tree, he finds a magical scroll. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠮛
xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


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+
𠮛
𠮛
xx5

purpose / aim / excellent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠮛

This character looks like a scroll, on which your aim is written. A scroll with the paper made from mandarins (口), and a flute (一) to wrap it all up. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


𠮛
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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,
almost 3 years ago

𠮛
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+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

h

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


hou4

mian5
rear / back / behind / later / afterwards (HSK level 1)

yi3

hou4
after / later / afterwards / following / later on / in the future (HSK level 3)

ran2

hou4
after / then (afterwards) / after that / afterwards (HSK level 3)

hou4

lai2
afterwards / later (HSK level 4)

zui4

hou4
final / last / finally / ultimate (HSK level 4)

hou4

hui3
to regret / to repent (HSK level 4)

hou4

guo3
consequences / aftermath (HSK level 5)

huang2

hou4
empress / imperial consort (HSK level 5)

luo4

hou4
to fall behind / to lag (in technology etc) / backward / to retrogress (HSK level 5)

hou4

qin2
logistics (HSK level 6)

hou4

dai4
posterity / later periods / later ages / later generations (HSK level 6)

kong1

qian2

jue2

hou4
unprecedented and never to be duplicated / the first and the last / unmatched / unique (HSK level 6)

zheng1

xian1

kong3

hou4
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another (HSK level 6)

hou4

gu4

zhi1

you1
fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of action) / worries about the future consequences / often in negative expressions, meaning "no worries about anything" (HSK level 6)

zhan4

hou4
after the war / post-war

hou4

pai2
the back row

hou4

yi4
descendant

hou4

tian1
the day after tomorrow / post-natal / acquired (not innate) / a posteriori

hou4

zhui4
suffix (linguistics)

zhi4

hou4
to lag behind

qian2

yin1

hou4

guo3
cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development

hou4

pa4
lingering fear / fear after the event / post-traumatic stress

hou4

fang1
the rear / far behind the front line

da4

hou4

tian1
three days from now / day after day after tomorrow

hou4

nao3

shao2
back of the head

hou4

xu4
follow-up / (dialect) to remarry

yu4

hou4
prognosis

xian1

hou4

zuo4
Cassiopeia (constellation)

hou4

qi1
late stage / later period

wu3

hou4
afternoon

qian2

pu1

hou4

ji4
one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen comrades / advancing wave upon wave

hou4

si4
heir / descendant / posterity

shao1

hou4
in a little while / in a moment / later on

hou4
退
tui4
to recoil / to draw back / to fall back / to retreat

shen1

hou4
posthumous / one's social background / behind the body

hou4

bei4
reserve / backup

hou4

yi2

zheng4
(medicine) sequelae / residual effects / (fig.) repercussions / aftermath

xian1

zhan3

hou4

zou4
first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later

si1

qian2

xiang3

hou4
to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and future / to ponder over reasons and connection

an1

qian2

ma3

hou4
to follow everywhere / to always be there for sb at their beck and call

Example sentences for

 
since - assist - horse - review - come - here - afterwards
Since the keeper came here
 
order - you all - mountain - behind - ambush
I order you all to lie in ambush behind the mountain
 
still - at - behind
Is still coming

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