hou4 =
h + ou4

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


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+

+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


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丿
+
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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+

+
yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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+

+
chi4 =
ch + Ø4

step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Left foot: Black sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



=
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


=
丿
+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


=
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago


=
丿
+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

h

Hamlet - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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)

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

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

hou4

zhui4
suffix (linguistics)

zhi4

hou4
to lag behind

qian2

yin1

hou4

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

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

hou4

qi1
late stage / later period

wu3

hou4
afternoon

hou4

si4
heir / descendant / posterity

qian2

pu1

hou4

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

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

hou4

yao1
lower back

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

xian1

zhan3

hou4

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

an1

qian2

ma3

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

hou4

jin4
less advanced / underdeveloped / lagging behind / the younger generation / the less experienced ones

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