lin4 =
li + (e)n4

stingy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lin4 =
li + (e)n4

variant of 吝[lin4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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,
about 4 years ago


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wen2 =
w + (e)n2

surname Wen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wen2 =
w + (e)n2

language / culture / writing / formal / literary / gentle / (old) classifier for coins / Kangxi radical 118 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus just entered the Forbidden City. He wants to give his beret to the cloakroom personnel, but it's so dirty that they will only touch it with pliers. Willy Walrus is quite offended by this strange culture. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


A thick book. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
about 4 years ago

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


lin4

se4
stingy / mean / miserly (HSK level 6)

lin4

xi1
to stint / to be miserly

lin4

se4

gui3
miser / penny-pincher

bu4

lin4
not to stint / to be generous (with praise etc) / to be prepared to (pay a fee, give of one's time etc)

qian1

lin4
(literary) miserly / stingy

bu4

lin4

zhu1

yu4
lit. do not begrudge gems of wisdom (idiom, humble expr.); fig. Please give me your frank opinion. / Your criticism will be most valuable.

bi3

lin4
vulgar / stingy / miserly / mean

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