ya1 =
y + a1

to press / to push down / to keep under (control) / pressure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger once heard that if you apply enough pressure, one can make diamonds out of dirt. In front of the Adziogol lighthouse, she tries this out: She puts some dirt into a chocolate factory, applies as much pressure as she can, but all that comes out are petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


ya4 =
y + a4

in the first place / to crush | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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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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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ya1

li4
pressure (HSK level 4)

qi4

ya1
atmospheric pressure / barometric pressure (HSK level 6)

zhen4

ya1
suppression / repression / to suppress / to put down / to quell (HSK level 6)

ya1

suo1
to compress / compression (HSK level 6)

ya1

sui4

qian2
money given to children as new year present (HSK level 6)

ya1

zha4
to press / to squeeze / to extract juice, oil etc by squeezing (HSK level 6)

xue4

ya1
blood pressure (HSK level 6)

ya1

yi4
to constrain or repress emotions / oppressive / stifling / depressing / repression (HSK level 6)

ya1

po4
to oppress / to repress / to constrict / oppression / stress (physics) (HSK level 6)

ya1

zhi4
to suppress / to inhibit / to stifle (HSK level 6)

ya1

dao3
to overwhelm / to overpower / overwhelming

gao1

ya1
high pressure / high-handed

gao1

ya1

yang3
hyperbaric oxygen / hyperbaric oxygenation / also abbr. for 高壓氧治療|高压氧治疗[gao1 ya1 yang3 zhi4 liao2], hyperbaric therapy

chong4

ya1
to stamp / to press (sheet metal) / Taiwan pr. [chong1 ya1]

da4

qi4

ya1
atmospheric pressure

dian4

ya1
voltage

ji3

ya1
to squeeze / to press / to extrude

jian3

ya1
to reduce pressure / to relax

zhong4

ya1
high pressure / bearing a heavy weight

di1

xue4

ya1
low blood pressure

ya1

qiang2
pressure

xue4

ya1

ji4
blood pressure meter / sphygmometer

gao1

xue4

ya1
high blood pressure / hypertension

ya1

di1
to lower (one's voice)

ya4

gen1

r5
erhua variant of 壓根|压根[ya4 gen1]

jia1

ya1
to pressurize / to pile on pressure

hei1

ya1

ya1
see 烏壓壓|乌压压[wu1 ya1 ya1]

ya1

li4

ji4
pressure gauge / manometer / piezometer

ya1

lu4

ji1
road roller

ye4

ya1
hydraulic pressure

bian4

ya1

qi4
transformer

shui3

ya1
water pressure

gao1

ya1

guo1
pressure cooker

gao1

ya1
线
xian4
high tension power line

ya1

jia4
to depress prices

gao1

ya1

dian4
high voltage

zeng1

ya1
to pressurize / to boost / to supercharge

ya1

kua3
to cause sth to collapse under the weight / (fig.) to overwhelm

ya1

yun4
variant of 押韻|押韵[ya1 yun4]

di1

ya1
low pressure / low voltage

Example sentences for

 
Jade Emperor - old man - you - three - times - two - times - bully - I, old Sun
old man Jade Emperor, you bullied me three, two times

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