dong4 =
du + (e)ng4

to use / to act / to move / to change / abbr. for 動詞|动词[dong4 ci2], verb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog notices a lot of smoke when he enters Stonehenge's bathroom. Instead of thinking long, he acts quickly and moves to push the fire alarm button. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

(classical) to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

cloud / CL:朵[duo3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) had a little accident just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She blew up her capacitor (二), and now there's smoke (clouds; 云) everywhere. To be able to breathe, she puts on her fake nose (厶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 Sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago


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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

du

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


yun4

dong4
to move / to exercise / sports / exercise / motion / movement / campaign / CL:場|场[chang3] (HSK level 2)

dong4

wu4
animal / CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

zhu3

dong4
to take the initiative / to do sth of one's own accord / spontaneous / active / opposite: passive 被動|被动[bei4 dong4] / drive (of gears and shafts etc) (HSK level 4)

gan3

dong4
to move (sb) / to touch (sb emotionally) / moving (HSK level 4)

dong4

zuo4
movement / motion / action / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

huo2

dong4
to exercise / to move about / to operate / to use connections (personal influence) / loose / shaky / active / movable / activity / maneuver / behavior / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

ji1

dong4
to move emotionally / to stir up (emotions) / to excite (HSK level 4)

zi4

dong4
automatic / voluntarily (HSK level 5)

zhen4

dong4
vibration (HSK level 5)

xing2

dong4
operation / action / to move / mobile / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

lao2

dong4
work / toil / physical labor / CL:次[ci4] (HSK level 5)

dong4

hua4

pian4
animated film (HSK level 5)

sheng1

dong4
vivid / lively (HSK level 5)

yi2

dong4
to move / movement / migration / mobile / portable (HSK level 5)

bei4

dong4
passive (HSK level 6)

chong1

dong4
to have an urge / to be impetuous / impulse / urge (HSK level 6)

fa1

dong4
to start / to launch / to unleash / to mobilize / to arouse (HSK level 6)

dong4

li4
power / motion / propulsion / force (HSK level 6)

dong4

yuan2
to mobilize / to arouse / mobilization / CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

jing1

dong4
alarm / alert / disturb (HSK level 6)

gu3

dong4
to agitate / to arouse / to instigate / to encite (HSK level 6)

ju3

dong4
act / action / activity / move / movement (HSK level 6)

dong4

dang4
unrest (social or political) / turmoil / upheaval / commotion (HSK level 6)

dong4

dang4
variant of 動蕩|动荡[dong4 dang4] (HSK level 6)

dong4

jing4
sound of activity or people talking / news of activity (HSK level 6)

dong4

mai4
artery (HSK level 6)

fan3

dong4
reaction / reactionary (HSK level 6)

dong4

shen1
to go on a journey / to leave (HSK level 6)

hong1

dong4
to cause a sensation (HSK level 6)

dong4

tai4
movement / motion / development / trend / dynamic (science) (HSK level 6)

dong4

shou3
to set about (a task) / to hit / to punch / to touch (HSK level 6)

diao4

dong4
to transfer / to maneuver (troops etc) / to mobilize / to bring into play (HSK level 6)

ji1

dong4
locomotive / motorized / power-driven / adaptable / flexible (use, treatment, timing etc) (HSK level 6)

wu2

dong4

yu2

zhong1
aloof / indifferent / unconcerned (HSK level 6)

dong4

ji1
motor / locomotive / motive / motivation / intention (HSK level 6)

bai3

dong4
oscillation / swing / sway

dong4

wu4

jie4
animal kingdom

liu2

dong4

zi1

jin1
money in circulation / fluid funds

qing1

ju3

wang4

dong4
to act blindly without thinking (idiom)

yun4

dong4

chang3
sports field / playground / exercise yard

Example sentences for

 
big - spirit - if - pull out - just - give - big - spirit
If the great immortal can pull it out, I will give it to him as a present
 
just - if - I - able to remove - then - give as a present - I
If only I'm able to remove it, you'll give it to me as a present
 
why - still - must - move - blade - move - weapon
Why do I nevertheless have to use my weapon?
 
must not - move hand
Don't fight
 
you - must not - easily - send troops - labor - troops - move - crowd
Do not too easily send the troops and move the armies
 
Your Majesty - by all means - cannot - again - go to war
Your Majesty, by all means you cannot go to war again

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