xun1 =
xu + (e)n1

fragrance / warm / to educate / to smoke / to fumigate / to assail the nostrils / to perfume | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes (xu) is getting ready to go out on a data in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). To create a perfume (熏) he smashes a blackboard (黑) to a fine powder using a kilo (千) and perfumes (熏) himself with the smoking (熏) powder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 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, almost 5 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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+
hei1 =
h + ei1

abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hei1 long2 jiang1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

hei1 =
h + ei1

black / dark / sinister / secret / shady / illegal / (loanword) to hack (computing) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a black board.

Hamlet received his order of aloe vera in front of the Eiffel tower. There he stands with his big wooden box full of aloe vera plants. On his blackboard he sketched his business model: He wants to plant the aloe vera with a lot of earth in front of the Eiffel tower, grill it and sell it to the Eiffel tower's visitors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+

+
wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+

+
tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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+

+
xx5

component related to fire or, in case of animals, legs | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this "fire" component by a grill. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


xun1

tao2
to seep in / to influence / to nurture / influence / training (HSK level 6)

xun1

zheng1
to fumigate

li4

yu4

xun1

xin1
blinded by greed (idiom)

xun1

ran3
to exert a gradual influence / to nurture / a corrupting influence

xun1

rou4
bacon

chou4

xun1

xun1
stinking

yan1

xun1

huo3

liao3
smoke and baking fire (idiom); surrounded by flames and smoke

xun1

zhi4
to smoke / to cure over a fire

xun1

tian1
overpowering (of a stench)

xun1

kao3
to smoke / to cure over a wood fire

xun1

yi1

cao3
lavender

xun1

tao2

cheng2

xing4
(idiom) nurture makes second nature / good habits come by long assimilation

xun1

feng1
warm south wind

xun1

xiang1
incense

xun1

zheng1

ji4
fumigant

chou4

qi4

xun1

tian1
overwhelming stench (idiom)

xun1

xin1
(of greed, lust etc) to dominate one's thoughts

zui4

xun1

xun1
variant of 醉醺醺[zui4 xun1 xun1]

xiang1

xun1
aroma

xiang1

xun1

liao2

fa3
aromatherapy (alternative medicine)

quan2

yu4

xun1

xin1
obsessed by a craving for power / power hungry

zhuo2

chou4

xun1

tian1
stinks to high heaven

yan1

xun1

zhuang1
smoky-effect makeup around the eyes

yan1

xun1

yan3
smoky eyes look (cosmetics)

yan1

xun1
smoke / to fumigate

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