bian4 =
bi + an4

to change / to become different / to transform / to vary / rebellion | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In Anchor Inn's bathroom the also-ran is sparring with Brynhildr. In her mind she imagines changing into a boxing grizzly bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


I think 变 does look like a grizzly bear with a beret. 又 is the snout, and the two eyes are the two strokes of 八. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

also | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: An also-ran, a very exhausted runner. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The also-ran arrives very late at the space station's bathroom. In fact she arrives so late that Maud Younger who was waiting for her with a daisy fell asleep on a big cozy beret. The also-ran came so late because she ate many bananas on the way. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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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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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丿
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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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丿
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


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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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: 3

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

bi

Shieldmaiden and valkyrie Brynhildr. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


bian4

hua4
change / variation / to change / to vary / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

gai3

bian4
to change / to alter / to transform (HSK level 4)

zhuan3

bian4
to change / to transform / shift / transformation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yan3

bian4
to develop / to evolve (HSK level 6)

bian4

zhi4
to degenerate / to go bad / to deteriorate / metamorphosis (HSK level 6)

bian4

gu4
an unforeseen event / accident / misfortune (HSK level 6)

bian4

qian1
changes / vicissitudes (HSK level 6)

bian4

huan4
to transform / to convert / to vary / to alternate / a transformation

shuai1

bian4
radioactive decay

bian4

diao4
tone sandhi / modified tone / (music) to change key / modulation

zheng4

bian4
coup d'état

bian4

ge2
to transform / to change

bian4

su4
to change speed / to shift gear / variable-speed

shi4

bian4
unforeseen event / incident

tu1

bian4
sudden change / mutation

ai2

bian4
to become cancerous / transformation to malignancy (of body cells)

qian1

bian4

wan4

hua4
countless changes / constant permutation

ju4

bian4
fast change of scene

xing2

bian4
deformation / bending

bian4

liang4
variable

bian4

geng1
to change / to alter / to modify

bian4

cheng2
to change into / to turn into / to become

yi1

cheng2

bu4

bian4
nothing much changes (idiom); always the same / stuck in a rut

qie1

bian4
shear (physics)

bian4

shu4
variable

bian4

hua4

duo1

duan1
changeable / changing / varied / full of changes

zhi4

bian4
qualitative change / fundamental change

duo1

bian4
fickle / multi-variate (math.)

bian4

hua4

mo4

ce4
unpredictable / changeable

ke3

bian4
variable

zhou4

bian4
abrupt change / sudden discontinuity

bing4

bian4
pathological changes

bian4

yang4
to change (appearance) / to change shape

bian4

se4
to change color / to discolor / to change countenance / to become angry

sui2

ji1

ying4

bian4
to change according to the situation (idiom); pragmatic

bian4

tong1
pragmatic / flexible / to act differently in different situations / to accommodate to circumstances

tui4

bian4
to transform / to morph / to degenerate / metamorphosis / transmutation / transformation / decay / degeneration

bian4

ya1

qi4
transformer

bian4

xi4

fa3
to perform conjuring tricks / to conjure / to juggle

bian4

gua4
to change one's mind / to go back on one's word

Example sentences for

 
change
Change
 
that - devil - monkey - has - 72 - variations
That devil monkey has 72 transformations
 
become - very - pleasently cool - very - comfortable
It became nice and cool, very comfortable

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