xi3 =
xi + Ø3

to be fond of / to like / to enjoy / to be happy / to feel pleased / happiness / delight / glad | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 喜宴, wedding banquet.

Marie Curie is overjoyed to announce her marriage in the space station. She improvised a wedding banquet with nothing but mandarins and notifies everyone by beating a large drum very quickly with two mandarins. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

surname Zhu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

(archaic) drum | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Giant Squid is making some experimental beat music in the space station's bathroom. He's beating a huge 壴-type drum with a cross and a can of beans. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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dou4 =
d + ou4

variant of 豆[dou4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou4 =
d + ou4

bean / pea / CL:棵[ke1],粒[li4] / sacrificial vessel | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is posting a scroll (𠮛) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). He's advertising some beans (豆) out of which weed (䒑) will grow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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𠮛
xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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𠮛
𠮛
xx5

purpose / aim / excellent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠮛

This character looks like a scroll, on which your aim is written. A scroll with the paper made from mandarins (口), and a flute (一) to wrap it all up. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


𠮛
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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


xi3

huan5
to like / to be fond of (HSK level 1)

xi3

wen2

le4

jian4
a delight to see (idiom); an attractive spectacle (HSK level 6)

xi3

yue4
happy / joyous (HSK level 6)

qiao2

qian1

zhi1

xi3
congratulations on house-moving or promotion (idiom); Best wishes for your new home!

tong2

xi3
Thank you for your congratulations! / The same to you! (returning a compliment)

xi3

ju4
comedy / CL:部[bu4],出[chu1]

xi3

xin1

yan4

jiu4
lit. to like the new, and hate the old (idiom); fig. enamored with new people (e.g. new girlfriend), bored with the old

xi3

tie3
wedding invitation

huan1

xi3
happy / joyous / delighted / to like / to be fond of

xi3

ma3

la1

ya3
the Himalayas

you3

xi3
to be expecting / to be with child

xin1

xi3

ruo4

kuang2
to be wild with joy (idiom)

xi3

xiao4

yan2

kai1
face covered in smiles (idiom); beaming with happiness

dao4

xi3
to congratulate

jie1

da4

huan1

xi3
to everyone's delight and satisfaction

jie1

da4

huan1

xi3
As You Like It, comedy by Shakespeare

da4

xi3
exultation

xin1

xi3
happy

xi3

ai4
to like / to love / to be fond of / favorite

xi3

yan4
wedding banquet

huan1

tian1

xi3

di4
delighted / with great joy / in high spirits

bao4

xi3
to announce good news / to report success

xi3

qi4

yang2

yang2
full of joy (idiom); jubilation

xi3

ma3

la1

ya3

shan1

mai4
Himalayas

xi3

li4
Heineken (Dutch brewing company) / see also 海尼根[Hai3 ni2 gen1]

ke3

xi3
making one happy / gratifying / heartening

kuang2

xi3
ecstasy / rapt

zhan1

zhan1

zi4

xi3
immeasurably self-satisfied

gong1

xi3
congratulations / greetings

da4

xi3

guo4

wang4
overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)

xi3

xing2

yu2

se4
face light up with delight (idiom); to beam with joy

shuang1

xi3

lin2

men2
two simultaneous happy events in the family

jing1

xi3
nice surprise / to be pleasantly surprised

xi3

shi4
happy occasion / wedding

xi3

qing4
jubilation / festive

xi3

xun4
good news / glad tidings

xi3

ma3

la1

ya3

shan1
Himalayas

gong1

xi3

fa1

cai2
May you have a prosperous New Year! (New Year's greeting)

huan1

huan1

xi3

xi3
happily

xi3

jiu3
wedding feast / liquor drunk at a wedding feast

Example sentences for

 
congratulations - big - king
Congratulations, great king
 
congratualtions - great sage - please
Congratulations, Great Sage! Please

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