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


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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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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


bei4

ke4

le4

er3
becquerel (unit of radioactivity, symbol Bq) / abbr. to 貝克|贝克[bei4 ke4]

bei4

er3

ge2

le4
Belgrade, capital of Serbia (Tw)

fei4

de2

le4
Roger Federer (1981-), Swiss tennis star

fu2

er3

jia1

ge2

le4
Volgograd, Russian city on the Volga River 伏爾加河|伏尔加河[Fu2 er3 jia1 He2]

na4

bu4

le4

si1

wang2

guo2
Kingdom of Naples (1282-1860)

dou1

bu3

le4
variant of 多普勒[Duo1 pu3 le4]

xi1

lin2

guo1

le4
Xilin Gol league, a prefecture level subdivision of Inner Mongolia

xi1

lin2

guo1

le4

meng2
Xilin Gol league, a prefecture level subdivision of Inner Mongolia

kai1

pu3

le4
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), German astronomer and formulator of Kepler's laws of planetary motion

kai1

pu3

le4

ding4

lu:4
Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1609, 1618)

a1

le4

tai4
Altay prefecture level city in Xinjiang

a1

le4

tai4

di4

qu1
Altay prefecture in Xinjiang

a1

le4

tai4

shi4
Altay prefecture level city in Xinjiang

huo4

lin2

guo1

le4
Huolin Gol county level city in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia

huo4

lin2

guo1

le4

shi4
Huolin Gol county level city in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia

e2

le4

bei4

ge2

·

dao4

er3

ji2
Elbegdorj Tsakhia or Tsakhia-giin Elbegdorj (1963-), Mongolian US educated Democratic Party politician, president of Mongolia from 2009

ma3

ke3

·

ao4

lei1

liu2
Marcus Aurelius (121-180), Roman Emperor

sai4

pu3

le4

si1
Cyprus (Tw)

ru2

le4

·

fan2

er3

na4
Jules Verne (1828-1905), French novelist specializing in science fiction and adventure stories, author of Around the World in Eighty Days 八十天环绕地球

ke4

zi1

le4

su1
Qizilsu or Kizilsu Kyrgyz autonomous prefecture in Xinjiang

ke4

zi1

le4

su1

di4

qu1
Qizilsu or Kizilsu Kyrgyz autonomous prefecture in Xinjiang

ke4

zi1

le4

su1

ke1

er3

ke4

zi1

zi4

zhi4

zhou1
Qizilsu or Kizilsu Kyrgyz autonomous prefecture in Xinjiang

ke4

zi1

le4

su1

he2
Qizilsu or Kizilsu River in Xinjiang

ke4

lai2

si1

le4

qi4

che1

gong1

si1
Chrysler

li4

le4

ha1

mo4

er3
Lillehammer (city in Norway)

jia1

le4

bi3

guo2

jia1

lian2

meng2
Association of Caribbean States

jia1

le4

bi3

hai3
Caribbean Sea

jia1

li3

ning2

ge2

le4
Kaliningrad, town on Baltic now in Russian republic / formerly Königsberg, capital of East Prussia

jia1

li3

ning2

ge2

le4

zhou1
Kaliningrad Oblast

lei1

lei1

che1
wagon (yoked to beast of burden)

le4

ha1

fei4

er3
Le Havre (French town)

le4

wei1

ye1
Urbain Le Verrier (1811-1877), French mathematician and astronomer who predicted the position of Neptune

le4

jie4
to force sb to give up (a drug) / to enforce abstinence / to break drug dependence

lei1

bi4
to strangle or throttle to death

le4

si1

bo1

si1
Lesbos (Greek island in Aegean)

le4

si1

bo1

si1

dao3
Lesbos (Greek island in Aegean)

lei1

si3
to strangle

lei1

sha1
to strangle

le4

suo3

zui4
blackmail

le4

wei2

fu5
Lviv (Lvov), town in western Ukraine

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