yuan2 =
yu + an2

former / original / primary / raw / level / cause / source | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside Anchor Inn's entrance Aphrodite is modding a chocolate factory into a nuclear chocolate factory by powering it with an atomic bomb. Because it is hard to look inside the bomb through it's small opening, she uses a hand mirror to see inside and connect the wires. She also used a lot of daisies to decorate the bomb and underline her peaceful intentions. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: I like how 原子, literally "original seed", means "atom". I'll represent 原 by 原子弹, an atomic bomb. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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han3 =
h + an3

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

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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yuan2

yin1
cause / origin / root cause / reason / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

yuan2

liang4
to excuse / to forgive / to pardon (HSK level 4)

yuan2

lai2
original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out (HSK level 4)

yuan2

ze2
principle / doctrine / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yuan2

liao4
raw material / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

huan2

yuan2
to restore to the original state / reduction (chemistry) (HSK level 6)

yuan2

shi3
first / original / primitive / original (document etc) (HSK level 6)

yuan2

gao4
complainant / plaintiff (HSK level 6)

yuan2

xian1
former / original (HSK level 6)

yuan2

li3
principle / theory (HSK level 6)

ping2

yuan2
field / plain / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

yuan2

yi4
original meaning / original intention

yuan2

dong4

li4
motive force / prime mover / first cause / agent

bing4

yuan2

jun1
a pathogen / a bacterial pathogen

bing4

yuan2

ti3
(med.) pathogen

yuan2

chan3

di4
original source / place of origin / provenance

yuan2

xing2
archetype / original shape / true colors

yuan2

zhuang4
previous condition / original state

zhong1

yuan2
the central plains of China / the middle and lower regions of the Yellow river, including Henan, western Shandong, southern Shanxi and Hebei / a plain

yuan2

zhi3
original location

yuan2

ben3
originally / original

yuan2

jian4
the original / original document / master copy

gao1

yuan2
plateau / CL:片[pian4]

yuan2

you2
variant of 緣由|缘由[yuan2 you2]

yuan2

ban1

ren2

ma3
original cast / former team

yuan2

ze2

xing4
principled

yuan2

ji2
ancestral home (town) / birthplace

yuan2

you3
original / former

yuan2

dian3
origin (math.) / origin of coordinates

yuan2

wen2
original text

yuan2

se4
primary color

yuan2

zi3

zhong1
atomic clock

yuan2

di4
former place / indigenous / local

yuan2

ding4
originally planned / originally determined

yuan2

zui4
original sin

yuan2

you2
crude oil

bing4

yuan2
cause of disease / pathogen

yuan2

sheng1

zhi4
protoplasm

yuan2

zhu4
original work (not translation or abridged)

yuan2

ye3
plain / open country

Example sentences for

 
As it turns out - is - tortoise - shrimp - two - generals
So here are the two generals tortoise and shrimp
 
I - act as - what thing - as it turns out - like this
What do you think what I am? So that is why
 
so - is - you - again - come - to do what
So it's you! What did you come for again?
 
so - is - great sage
So it is the Great Sage
 
so - is - queen mother - send - come
Oh, so the queen mother sent you
 
good - invite - me - go to heaven - as it turns out - is - this way - a matter
Very well! To invite me up to heaven turns out to be this kind of matter

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