wei4 =
w + ei4

surname Wei / vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in present day Henan and Hebei Provinces | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei4 =
w + ei4

to guard / to protect / to defend / abbr. for 衛生|卫生, hygiene / health / abbr. for 衛生間|卫生间, toilet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam came loose in the Eiffel tower's bathroom. Willy Walrus guards the scene with a crowbar against gazers until the construction team to repair it arrives. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


wei4

sheng1

jian1
bathroom / toilet / WC / CL:間|间[jian1] (HSK level 5)

wei4

xing1
satellite / moon / CL:顆|颗[ke1] (HSK level 6)

bao3

wei4
to defend / to safeguard (HSK level 6)

han4

wei4
to defend / to uphold / to safeguard (HSK level 6)

zheng4

dang4

fang2

wei4
reasonable self-defense / legitimate defense

wei4

dui4
guard (i.e. group of soldiers)

wei4

sheng1

zhi3
toilet paper / bathroom tissue

huan2

wei4
public cleanliness / (urban) sanitation / environmental sanitation / abbr. for 環境衛生|环境卫生[huan2 jing4 wei4 sheng1]

tong1

xun4

wei4

xing1
communications satellite

qian2

wei4
advanced guard / vanguard / avant-garde / forward (soccer position)

jing3

wei4
to stand guard over / (security) guard

bao3

jia1

wei4

guo2
guard home, defend the country (idiom); national defense

wei4

sheng1

bu4
Ministry of Health

wei4

shi4
satellite TV / abbr. of 衛星電視|卫星电视

shi4

wei4
World Health Organization (WHO) / abbr. for 世界衛生組織|世界卫生组织[Shi4 jie4 Wei4 sheng1 Zu3 zhi1]

wei4

sheng1

qiu2
mothball

wei4

mian3
to defend the crown (in sports championship)

wei4

shi4
guardian / defender

zi4

wei4

dui4
self-defense force / the Japanese armed forces

wei4

sheng1

mian2
sterilized absorbent cotton wool (used for dressings or cleansing wounds) / sanitary napkin / tampon

shou3

wei4
to guard / to defend

wei4

sheng1
health / hygiene / sanitation

shi4

wei4
Imperial bodyguard

tong1

xin4

wei4

xing1
communications satellite

qi4

xiang4

wei4

xing1
weather satellite

wei4

sheng1

jin1
sanitary towel

zi4

wei4
self-defense

fang2

wei4
to defend / defensive / defense

wei4

sheng1

fang2

yi4
epidemic-prevention

wei4

xiao4
medical school / nursing school

hong2

wei4

bing1
Red Guard(s) (during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976)
殿
dian4

wei4
fullback (sports)

hu4

wei4
an escort / a guard / to convoy

hu4

wei4

jian4
corvette

wei4

sheng1

ju2
health office / bureau of hygiene

ren2

zao4

wei4

xing1
artificial satellite

hou4

wei4
rear guard / backfield / fullback

zhong1

wei4
Zhongwei prefecture level city in Ningxia

an1

te4

wei4

pu3
Antwerp (city in Belgium)

men2

wei4
guard at gate / sentry

Example sentences for

 
guards - do for me - capture
Guards, capture him

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