le4 =
l + e4

to rein in / to compel / to force / to carve / to engrave / (literary) to command / to lead / lux (unit of illumination) / (literary) bridle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lei1 =
l + ei1

to strap tightly / to bind | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, over 4 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, 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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+
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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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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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, 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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+
ge2 =
g + e2

animal hide / leather / to reform / to remove / to expel (from office) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cow's hide.

Guy Fawkes (g) arrived at the entrance to the Erechtheion (e2) to visit this year's darts grand finale. He is standing right next to the dart board (中) and cheers for his favourite player using a self-made drum. The drum consists of a flower pot (廿) over which Guy stretched a cow's hide (革). He is beating his drum using a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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廿
+

+
廿
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions / also written using banker's character 念 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 廿

This character looks like a flower pot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Nefertiti needs to vent off steam. In Anchor Inn's bathroom she finds a flower pot with twenty flutes inside. With a single swing with her double axe, she splits all twenty flutes. Afterwards, she feels much better. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


廿
=

+
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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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+
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

廿
=

+
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


=
廿
+

+
zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

China / Chinese / surname Zhong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhong1 =
zhu + (e)ng1

within / among / in / middle / center / while (doing sth) / during / (dialect) OK / all right | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A dart board. George Giant Squid (zhu-) is improvising a dart board (中) in front of Stonehenge (-(e)ng1): He's throwing dinosaur bones (丨) as darts on a big mandarin (口) as dart board. He always hits the mandarin right in the middle, so he's a bit bored. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

zhong4 =
zhu + (e)ng4

to hit (the mark) / to be hit by / to suffer / to win (a prize, a lottery) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
廿
+

+
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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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
e4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
ei1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ku4

er3

le4

shi4
Korla shehiri, Korla or Ku'erle city, capital of Bayin'guoleng Mongol autonomous prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭愣蒙古自治州[Ba1 yin1 guo1 leng4 Meng3 gu3 zi4 zhi4 zhou1]

an1

mo2

le4
see 餘甘子|余甘子[yu2 gan1 zi3]

fu2

luo4

lei1

si1

dao3
Flores, Indonesia / also written 弗洛里斯島|弗洛里斯岛[Fu2 luo4 li3 si1 dao3]

fu2

li3

de2

li3

xi1

·

xi2

le4
Friedrich Schiller or Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), German poet and dramatist

mi2

le4

xian4
Mile county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

mi2

le4

pu2

sa4
Maitreya Bodhisattva

bi3

de2

ge2

le4
Petrograd, variant spelling of 彼得堡, Saint Petersburg

de2

le4

ba1

ke4
Drøbak (city in Akershus, Norway)

de2

le4

zi1
Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995), French philosopher

de2

bu4

le4

sen1
Debrecen, Hungary's second city, capital of Hajdú-Bihar county 豪伊杜・比豪爾州|豪伊杜・比豪尔州[Hao2 yi1 du4 · Bi4 hao2 er3 zhou1] in east Hungary on the border with Romania

en1

pei2

duo1

ke4

lei1
Empedocles (490-430 BC), Greek Sicilian pre-Socratic philosopher

wo3

le4

ge5

qu4
(slang) shoot! / crap!

tuo1

le4

mi4

wang2
Ptolemy, kings of Egypt after the partition of Alexander the Great's Empire in 305 BC

tuo1

le4

mei2
Ptolemy or Claudius Ptolemaeus (c. 90-c. 168), Alexandrian Greek astronomer, mathematician and geographer, author of the Almagest 天文學大成|天文学大成 / see also 托勒密[Tuo1 le4 mi4]

lu3

ren2

le4

shu2
kidnapping for ransom

qiao1

zha4

le4

suo3

zui4
extortion and blackmail

si1

ka3

bo2

le4

jiao1
Scarborough Shoal (Philippines' name for Huangyan Island)

si1

da4

lin2

ge2

le4

zhan4

yi4
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943), decisive battle of Second World War and one of the bloodiest battles in history, when the Germans failed to take Stalingrad, were then trapped and destroyed by Soviet forces

si1

da4

lin2

ge2

le4

hui4

zhan4
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943) / also called 斯大林格勒戰役|斯大林格勒战役

bi3

le4

fei4

er3

de2
Bielefeld (city in Germany)

hai3

lun2

·

kai3

le1
Helen Keller (1880-1968), famous American deaf-blind author and activist (whose story is told in biopic The Miracle Worker)

wu1

de2

le4

zhi1
Utrecht

wa3

le4

ta1
Valletta, capital of Malta (Tw)

shu1

le4
Shule ancient name for modern Kashgar / Shule county in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Ka1 shi2 di4 qu1], west Xinjiang

shu1

le4

guo2
Shule, oasis state in central Asia (near modern Kashgar) at different historical periods

shu1

le4

xian4
Shule county in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Ka1 shi2 di4 qu1], west Xinjiang

huang2

jia1

jia1

le4

bi3

hai3

you2

lun2

gong1

si1
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

shi2

le4
Shi Le, founder of Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms 後趙|后赵 (319-350)

ke1

di2

le4

la1
Cordillera, series of mountain ranges stretching from Patagonia in South America through to Alaska and Aleutian islands

ke1

di2

le4

la1

shan1

xi4
Cordillera, series of mountain ranges stretching from Patagonia in South America through to Alaska and Aleutian islands

xiao4

kou3

mi2

le4
laughing Maitreya

di4

le4

ni2

an1

hai3
Tyrrhenian Sea between Sardinia and the Italian mainland

ce4

le4
Chira Nahiyisi / Chira county in Khotan prefecture 和田地區|和田地区[He2 tian2 di4 qu1], Xinjiang

ce4

le4

xian4
Chira Nahiyisi / Chira county in Khotan prefecture 和田地區|和田地区[He2 tian2 di4 qu1], Xinjiang

suo3

fu2

ke4

le4

si1
Sophocles (496-406 BC), Greek tragedian, author of Oedipus the King

sheng4

pan1

ke4

lei1

si1

zhan4
Saint Pancras (London railway station)

sheng4

he4

lei1

na2
St Helena

sheng4

he4

le4

na2

dao3
Saint Helena

zi1

wo4

le4
Zwolle (Netherlands)

jie3

fang4

ba1

le4

si1

tan3

ren2

min2

zhen4
线
xian4
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

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