mao3 =
m + ao3

mortise (slot cut into wood to receive a tenon) / 4th earthly branch: 5-7 a.m., 2nd solar month (6th March-4th April), year of the Rabbit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a rabbit.

Mahatma Gandhi entertains a baby rabbit and a baby seal inside of the Taos Pueblo. He put on a fake nose and stuck a banana in each hole of the fake nose, and the bananas fit like tenons put into mortises. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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丿
+

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jie2 =
ji + e2

"seal" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The meaning is seal as in insignia, but instead I'm going to represent it as baby seal (the animal) in other characters. Jeanne d'Arc is using a plough made of dinosaur bones just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, when suddenly a baby seal jumps out of the raked earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

m

Mahatma Gandhi - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yi3

mao3
fifty second year B4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1975 or 2035

mao3

tu4
Year 4, year of the Rabbit (e.g. 2011)

mao3

shi2
5-7 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)

mao3

sun3
mortise and tenon (slot and tab forming a carpenter's joint)

mao3

yan3
mortise / slit

yin2

chi1

mao3

liang2
lit. eating away next year's food in advance / fig. to dip into the next month's check / live now, pay later

yin2

zhi1

mao3

liang2
see 寅吃卯糧|寅吃卯粮[yin2 chi1 mao3 liang2]

ding1

mao3
fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1987 or 2047

ji3

mao3
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059

ying4

mao3
to answer the roll call at 卯時|卯时[mao3 shi2], i.e. between 5 and 7 am / fig. to put in a conventional appearance

gui3

mao3
fortieth year J4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1963 or 2023

xin1

mao3
twenty eighth year H4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2011 or 2071

dian3

mao3
morning roll call

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote over 1 year ago: Notice that when at the top of a character, 卩 changes into 刀.

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