xiao1 =
xi + ao1

to peel with a knife / to pare / to cut (a ball at tennis etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Taos Pueblo (ao1) Marie Curie (xi) teaches the little prince (肖) how to peel (削) fruits using a kitchen knife (刂). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 6 months ago | add a painting


xue1 =
xu + e1

to pare / to reduce / to remove / Taiwan pr. [xue4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Olymp's rulers decided that they want to reduce (削) their staff. In front of the Erechtheion (e1) Hermes (xu) and the little prince (肖) have to fight with kitchen knifes (刂) to see who will be allowed to stay. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 6 months 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, 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

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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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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xiao1 =
xi + ao1

surname Xiao / Taiwan pr. [Xiao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiao4 =
xi + ao4

similar / resembling / to resemble / to be like | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The aloe vera on the moon resembles the rose on the little prince's planet. Thus I'll represent this character by the little prince.

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom, the little prince misses his asteroid and his rose so much. To comfort him, Marie Curie gives him a moon and an aloe vera to remind him of home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
xu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
e1

In front of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xue1

ruo4
to weaken / to impair / to cripple (HSK level 6)

bo1

xue1
to exploit / exploitation (HSK level 6)

shou4

xue1
slim

dao1

xiao1

mian4
knife-shaved noodles (pared or shaved into strips), a Shanxi specialty

qie1

xiao1
to cut / cutting / machining

xue1

jia4
to cut down the price

bo1

xue1

zhe3
exploiter (of labor)

xiao1

qiu2
(sport) to chop / to cut

xue1

jian3
to cut down / to reduce / to lower

xue1

fa4
to shave one's head / fig. to become a monk or nun / to take the tonsure

xia4

xuan2

xiao1

qiu2
(golf, tennis) undercut

bei4

bo1

xue1

zhe3
person suffering exploitation / the workers in Marxist theory

dou3

xiao1
precipitous

xiao1

jian1
to sharpen

xue1

bo1
clipping (signal processing)

xue1

ji2
(of an official) dismissal from office (old)

xue1

zhi2
demotion / to have one's job cut

xue1

zhi2

wei2

min2
demotion to commoner (idiom)

xue1

zu2

shi4

lu:3
to cut the feet to fit the shoes (idiom); to force sth to fit (as to a Procrustean bed) / impractical or inelegant solution

xiao1

qian1

bi3

ji1
pencil sharpener (mechanical or electric)

xue1

chu2
to remove / to eliminate / to delete

bo1

xue1

jie1

ji2
exploiting class (in Marxist theory)

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