hai4 =
h + ai4

to do harm to / to cause trouble to / harm / evil / calamity | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Calamity Jane.

Hamlet has just graduated from high school and his still wearing his graduation cap, but Calamity Jane locked him in a golden cage in the palace's bathroom because she envies him so much. She even gave him no food so far and teases him with a mandarin. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

luxuriant / buxom / variant of 豐|丰[feng1] / variant of 風|风[feng1] / appearance / charm | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

surname Feng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

abundant / plentiful / fertile / plump / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a luxurious golden cage.

Frankenstein's Monster has been locked into a golden cage in front of Stonehenge. The golden cage is suspended from a dinosaur bone, which in turn is fixed to a coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

h

Hamlet - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


hai4

pa4
to be afraid / to be scared (HSK level 3)

hai4

xiu1
shy / embarrassed / bashful (HSK level 4)

li4

hai5
difficult to deal with / difficult to endure / ferocious / radical / serious / terrible / violent / tremendous / awesome (HSK level 4)

zai1

hai4
disastrous damage / scourge / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wei1

hai4
to jeopardize / to harm / to endanger / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xian4

hai4
to entrap / to set up / to frame (up) / to make false charges against (HSK level 6)

li4

hai5
terrible / formidable / serious / devastating / tough / capable / sharp / severe / fierce (HSK level 6)

li4

hai4
pros and cons / advantages and disadvantages / gains and losses (HSK level 6)

po4

hai4
to persecute / persecution (HSK level 6)

du2

hai4
to poison (harm with a toxic substance) / to poison (people's minds) / poisoning

shou4

hai4
to suffer damage, injury etc / damaged / injured / killed / robbed

wei1

hai4

xing4
harmfulness

hai4

ren2
to harm sb / to inflict suffering / to victimize / pernicious

hai4

chong2
injurious insect / pest

hai4

ren2

bu4

qian3
to cause a lot of trouble / to inflict much suffering

qin1

hai4
to encroach on / to infringe on

can2

hai4
to injure / to devastate / to slaughter

shang1

hai4
to injure / to harm

huo4

hai4
disaster / harm / scourge / bad person / to damage / to harm / to wreck

mou2

hai4
to conspire to murder / to plot against sb's life

hai4

sao4
to be bashful / to feel ashamed

hai4

chu5
damage / harm / CL:個|个[ge4]

bei4

hai4

ren2
victim

zi4

ran2

zai1

hai4
natural disaster

jia1

hai4
to injure

yu4

hai4
to be murdered

mou2

cai2

hai4

ming4
to plot and kill sb for his property (idiom); to murder for money

bing4

hai4
plant disease

qiang1

hai4
to injure

an4

hai4
to kill secretly / to stab in the back

hai4

qun2

zhi1

ma3
lit. a horse that brings trouble to its herd (idiom) / fig. trouble-maker / black sheep / rotten apple

shou4

hai4

zhe3
casualty / victim / those injured and wounded

sun3

hai4
harm / to damage / to impair

wu1

hai4
to damage by calumny

hai4

bing4
to fall sick / to contract an illness

fang2

hai4
to impair / damaging / harmful / a nuisance

yao4

hai4
crucial / key point

wu2

hai4
harmless

you3

hai4
destructive / harmful / damaging

sha1

hai4
to murder

Example sentences for

 
devil - monkey - indeed - difficult to deal with
The devil monkey is indeed difficult to deal with
 
come - I - call - you - know - my - serious
I'll teach you how powerful I really am

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