kuai4 =
ku + ai4

lump (of earth) / chunk / piece / classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc / colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 塊錢|块钱 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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


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gui3 =
gu + ei3

ghost / sly / crafty / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a demon.

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is being haunted by a demon (鬼) in the Eiffel tower (ei3). She has to hide in the nostril of a fake nose (厶) and wave a white flag (白), but one day Sun Wukong (儿) arrives and drives the demon away. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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bai2 =
b + ai2

surname Bai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bai2 =
b + ai2

white / snowy / pure / bright / empty / blank / plain / clear / to make clear / in vain / gratuitous / free of charge / reactionary / anti-communist / funeral / to stare coldly / to write wrong character / to state / to explain / vernacular / spoken lines in opera | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A white flag. Beelzebub is waving with a white flag just inside the entrance of the palace - the sun is attacking him with a big petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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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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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


kuai4

tou2
size / body size

kuai4

zhuang4
lump

ban3

kuai4
printing block / section (of a newspaper) / board (of BBS or discussion forum)

zhong3

kuai4
swelling / growth / tumor / lump

fang1

kuai4
cube / block / square / rectangle / diamond ♦ (in card games)

shi2

kuai4
stone / rock

mo2

kuai4
module (in software) / functional unit / component part

xue4

kuai4
blood clot

di4

kuai4
tectonic plate

ban3

kuai4
block / slab / tectonic plate / continental plate

yi1

kuai4

r5
erhua variant of 一塊|一块[yi1 kuai4]

da4

kuai4

tou2
heavy man / fat man / lunkhead / lummox / lug

kuai4

gen1
starchy tuber on roots of plants

ban1

kuai4
patch / spot / (medicine) plaque

zhuan1

kuai4
brick

bing1

kuai4
ice cube / ice chunk

yi1

kuai4
one block / one piece / one (unit of money) / together / in the same place / in company

sui4

kuai4
fragment

mu4

kuai4
block

qie1

kuai4
to cut into pieces

da4

lu4

kuai4
continental plates (geology)

ding4

liang4

fen1

kuai4
chunking

qin3

shan1

zhen3

kuai4
bed of straw and pillow of clay (idiom); the correct etiquette for filial son during Confucian mourning period

feng1

zhuang1

kuai4
capsule / encapsulated unit (e.g. circuit board)

shao3

kuai4

rou4
(coll.) (usually used in the negative) (can't) hurt (to do sth) / (won't) hurt (to do sth)

shi1

kuai4
body parts (of a mutilated corpse)

ku4

mo2

kuai4
library module

wei1

xing2

feng1

zhuang1

kuai4
microcapsule

la1

ding1

fang1

kuai4
Latin square (math. puzzle)

jie1

kou3

mo2

kuai4
interface module

fang1

kuai4

zi4
Chinese characters

fang1

kuai4

cao3

pi2
divot (golf)

ban3

kuai4

gou4

zao4
plate tectonics

ban3

kuai4

li3

lun4
plate tectonics

zhen3

kuai4
pillow of clay (used by filial son during Confucian mourning period) / cf bed of straw and pillow of clay 寢苫枕塊|寝苫枕块[qin3 shan1 zhen3 kuai4]

mo2

kuai4

hua4
modularity

mo2

kuai4

hua4

li3

lun4
modularity theory

mo2

kuai4

dan1

yuan2
modular unit

mo2

kuai4

shi4
modular

mo2

kuai4

ban3
module board

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