jian4 =
ji + an4

double-edged sword / CL:口[kou3],把[ba3] / classifier for blows of a sword | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qian1 =
qi + an1

all | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: General 傅佥.

The Queen of Hearts wants to drive all the cats out of the Anchor Inn. Outside of it she put on a pointed cap, sprinkled some catnip and starts to play her flute like the Pied Piper of Hamelin. She plays and plays but no cats come out at all, just the General Fu Qian is attracted by the catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

variant of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


jian4

zou3

qing1

ling2
the sword moves like a dragon-fly (modern idiom) / fig. unexpected winning move / unconventional gambit

jian4

ge2
Jiange county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元[Guang3 yuan2], Sichuan

jian4

ge2

xian4
Jiange county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元[Guang3 yuan2], Sichuan

jian4

yu2
swordfish

jian4

yu2

zuo4
Dorado (constellation)

jian4

ma2
sisal hemp

jian4

long2
stegosaurus

kou3

mi4

fu4

jian4
lit. honeyed words, a sword in the belly (idiom); fig. hypocritical and murderous

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