yin2 =
y + (e)n2

to chant / to recite / to moan / to groan / cry (of certain animals and insects) / song (ancient poem) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yin2 =
y + (e)n2

old variant of 吟[yin2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)n2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shen1

yin2
to moan / to groan (HSK level 6)

yin2

song4
to read aloud / to recite rhythmically / to chant / to intone (esp. poems in rhythm)

yin2

yong3
to recite / to sing (of poetry)

yin2

chang4
to chant / to recite

chen2

yin2
to mutter to oneself irresolutely

yin2

shi1
to recite poetry

wu2

bing4

shen1

yin2
to moan about imaginary illness / fussing like a hypochondriac / fig. sentimental nonsense

ou1

yin2
song / chant / rhythmic declamation

you2

yin2

shi1

ren2
troubadour / bard

yin2

e2
to chant / to recite rhythmically / to polish verse

yin2

you2
to wander as minstrel

yin2

feng1

nong4

yue4
lit. singing of the wind and the moon; fig. vacuous and sentimental (of poetry or art)

xi3

yin2

yin2
joyful / happy

lang3

yin2
to recite in a loud, clear voice

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