xiang4 =
xi + ang4

surname Xiang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiang4 =
xi + ang4

towards / to face / to turn towards / direction / to support / to side with / shortly before / formerly / always / all along | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: there's a genus of mahogany trees which produce "向天果" or "sky fruit" because, well, they directly face the sky. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


In Angkor Wat's bathroom, Marie Curie is being held up at the border control post because she tried to smuggle a sky fruit in a banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


xiang4 =
xi + ang4

to tend toward / to guide / variant of 向[xiang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiang4 =
xi + ang4

variant of 向[xiang4] / direction / orientation / to face / to turn toward / to / towards / shortly before / formerly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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,
almost 3 years ago


=
丿
+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

desert / border | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A border control checkpoint. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Zeus is working at a border control checkpoint in front of Stonehenge, but there is no-one to be checked. He is so bored that he's driving staples into mandarins without end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


=

+
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,
over 2 years ago
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,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 2

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ang4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


fang1

xiang4
direction / orientation / path to follow / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xiang4

lai2
always (previously) (HSK level 6)

wai4

xiang4
outward-looking / extrovert / extroverted (personality) / export-oriented (economy) (HSK level 6)

qing1

xiang4
trend / tendency / orientation (HSK level 6)

yi1

xiang4
always (previously) / a period of time in the recent past (HSK level 6)

yi4

xiang4
intention / purpose / intent / inclination / disposition (HSK level 6)

dao3

xiang4
to be oriented towards / orientation (HSK level 6)

xiang4

dao3
guide (HSK level 6)

xiang4

wang3
to yearn for / to look forward to (HSK level 6)

xin1

xin1

xiang4

rong2
luxuriant growth (idiom); flourishing / thriving (HSK level 6)

hang2

xiang4
course / direction (a ship or plane is heading in)

lu4

xiang4
road direction / (fig.) direction / path

nei4

xiang4
inward-looking / introvert / introverted (personality) / domestic-oriented (economy)

yun1

tou2

zhuan4

xiang4
confused and disoriented

dong4

xiang4
trend / tendency

feng1

xiang4
wind direction / the way the wind is blowing / fig. trends (esp. unpredictable ones) / how things are developing / course of events

fan3

xiang4
opposite direction / reverse

fang1

xiang4

xing4
directionality (molecular biology)

chao2

xiang4
toward / to face / to open onto / to turn towards / orientation / exposure / Qibla (Islam)

shuang1

xiang4
bidirectional / two-way / interactive

qing1

xiang4

xing4
tendency / inclination / orientation

xiang4

dong1
eastwards

yi4

xiang4

shu1
letter of intent (LOI) (commerce)

xiang4

xin1

li4
centripetal force / (fig.) cohering force / cohesion / team spirit

xiang4

qian2
forward / onward

mai4

xiang4
to stride toward (success) / to march toward / to take a step toward

pian1

xiang4
partial towards sth / to prefer / to incline / erroneous tendencies (Leftist or Revisionist deviation)

heng2

xiang4
horizontal / orthogonal / perpendicular / lateral / crosswise

zou3

xiang4
direction / strike (i.e. angle of inclination in geology) / inclination / trend / to move towards / to head for

feng1

xiang4

biao1
vane / propellor blade / weather vane / windsock

xiang4

yang2
facing the sun / exposed to the sun

xiang4

yang2
Xiangyang district of Kiamusze or Jiamusi city 佳木斯[Jia1 mu4 si1], Heilongjiang / Xiangyang district of Hegang city 鶴崗|鹤岗[He4 gang3], Heilongjiang

fang1

xiang4

gan3
sense of direction

suo3

xiang4

pi1

mi3
to sweep everything before one / to be invincible (idiom)

ding4

xiang4
to orientate / directional / directed / orienteering

zhi3

xiang4
to point towards / aimed at / facing / the direction indicated

ni4

xiang4
backwards / reverse direction

qu1

xiang4
direction / trend / to incline

tong1

xiang4
to lead to

suo3

xiang4

wu2

di2
to be invincible / unrivalled

Example sentences for

使  
Specially - come - here - towards - you - borrow - to use
So I came here especially to borrow one from you

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