ci1 =
c + Ø1

(onom.) whoosh | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ci4 =
c + Ø4

thorn / sting / thrust / to prick / to pierce / to stab / to assassinate / to murder | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The King of Chu (c) got a thorn (刺) stuck in his chest, and he cannot pull it out because it broke off and the tip is deep under the skin. He has no other choice but to use a kitchen knife (刂) to cut it out in the space station's bathroom (Ø4), but he slips and accidentally stabs himself (朿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
about 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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ci4 =
c + Ø4

stab | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: someone wanting to stab someone else with a dagger.

The King of Chu is tired of Christmas and assassinates the Christmas tree in the space station's bathroom. To be on the safe side he does not only use a dagger to stab the Christmas tree, but also a stapler to staple it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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HSK level: 5

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


feng3

ci4
to satirize / to mock / irony / satire / sarcasm (HSK level 5)

ci4

ji1
to provoke / to irritate / to upset / to stimulate / to excite / irritant (HSK level 5)

ci4

ji1

xing4
thrilling / exciting / stimulating / irritating / provocative / pungent / spicy

ci4

dao1
bayonet

chong1

ci4
to sprint / to spurt / to dash / big effort

yu2

ci4
fishbone

ci4

xiu4
to embroider / embroidery

mang2

ci4

zai4

bei4
feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom) / uneasy and nervous / to be on pins and needles

du2

ci4
venomous sting

ci4

er3
ear-piercing

yu4

ci4
to be attacked by an assassin

ci4

yan3
to dazzle / to offend the eyes / dazzling / harsh (light) / crude (colors) / unsightly

ci4

zhong4
to hit with a piercing blow

dai4

ci4
thorn / to be barbed / sarcastic
穿
chuan1

ci4
medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap) / body piercing / puncture

ci4

gu3
piercing / cutting / bone-chilling / penetrating (cold)

gu3

ci4
spur / bony outgrowth

dao4

ci4
barb / barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)

ci4

tan4
to pry into / to spy on / to probe into

ci4

shang1
to stab

ci4

sha1
to assassinate / (military) to fight with a bayonet / (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)

fen3

ci4
acne / pimple / Acne vulgaris (medical term)

ci4

r5

tou2
an awkward person / a difficult person to deal with

xing2

ci4
to assassinate / to commit a murder

ci4

wei5
hedgehog

ci4

ke4
assassin / murderer

rou4

zhong1

ci4
a thorn in one's flesh

ci4

ji1

su4
growth hormone

ci4

bai3
Chinese juniper

mao2

ci4
barb / whiskers

ci4

bao1

dong4

wu4
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)

ci4

bao1
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa

ci4

ji3
variant of 刺激[ci4 ji1], to irritate / stimulus

ci4

xiu4

pin3
embroidery

ci4

si1

bao1

dong4

wu4
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)

ci4

zi4
to tattoo

ci4

si1

bao1
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa or anemone

ci4

si1

nang2
nematocyst / capsule of nettle cells of medusa or anemone

ci4

shi3
provincial governor (old)

ci4
穿
chuan1
to skewer / to impale / to pierce through

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