gua1 =
gu + a1

to scrape / to blow / to shave / to plunder / to extort | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Adziogol lighthouse (a1) a terrible wind is blowing (刮). Gitta Giraffe (gu) can only advance by cutting the wind with a kitchen knife (刂). The wind is so strong that Gitta's tongue (舌) is being pulled out of her mouth and getting longer and longer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


gua1 =
gu + a1

to blow (of the wind) | 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, over 3 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,
over 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,
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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she2 =
sh + e2

tongue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes squashed his tongue under a kilo just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion! He tries to stem the kilo with a mandarin, but not very successfully. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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


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丿
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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, over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

gu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


gua1

feng1
to be windy (HSK level 3)

gua1

mu4

xiang1

kan4
to esteem someone's progress / to give increased respect / to see someone in a new light / also: 刮目相待

gua1

hu2

dao1
razor

gua1

dao1
spatula / scraper

er3

gua1

zi5
(coll.) a slap on one's face / a cuff

gua1

lian3
to shave one's face

gua1

sha1
gua sha (technique in TCM)

sou1

gua1
to rake in (money) / to plunder / to milk people dry

gua1

hu2

zi5
to shave

gua1

gua1

ka3
lottery scratchcard

sou1

chang2

gua1

du4
to search one's guts and belly (idiom); to racks one's brains for a solution

yu3

gua1
windshield wiper

ding3

gua1

gua1
variant of 頂呱呱|顶呱呱[ding3 gua1 gua1]

gua1

gua1

jiao4
variant of 呱呱叫[gua1 gua1 jiao4]

gua1

shang1
scratch (wound) / scratch (damage to an object)

gua1

shao2
scraper / trowel / putty knife

gua1

diao4
to scrape off / to shave off (whiskers etc) / (of the wind) to blow sth away

gua1

pi2

dao1
peeler / potato peeler

gua1

chan3
scraper

There are no example sentences for .

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