xi1 =
xi + Ø1

to breathe / to suck in / to absorb / to inhale | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just when Marie Curie (xi) and Yuwen Huaji (及) were on a space trip in front of the space station (Ø1) they encountered an emergency: the failure of their oxygen supply. Their last hope is a hollow mandarin (口) they brought, out of which they suck (吸) their oxygen. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

and / to reach / up to / in time for | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Chinese General 宇文化及 (yu3 wen2 hua4 ji2) from the seventh century. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the space station's entrance a poltergeist is harassing Jeanne of Arc and Yuwen Huaji by pointing with his fingers at them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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nai3 =
n + ai3

to be / thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A poltergeist. Napoleon tries to fend off a poltergeist with a banana in the palace. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿

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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


xi1

yin3
to attract (interest, investment etc) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xi1

shou1
to absorb / to assimilate / to ingest / to recruit (HSK level 5)

hu1

xi1
to breathe (HSK level 5)

xi1

qu3
to absorb / to draw (a lesson, insight etc) / to assimilate (HSK level 6)

xi1

du2
to take drugs

xi1

guan3
(drinking) straw / pipette / eyedropper / snorkel / CL:支[zhi1]

xi1

pan2
suction pad / sucker

xi1

tie3

shi2
a magnet / same as 磁鐵|磁铁

hu1

xi1

qi4
ventilator (artificial breathing apparatus used in hospitals)

ren2

gong1

hu1

xi1
artificial respiration (medicine)

hong2

xi1
siphon

xue4

xi1

chong2
schistosoma

xi1

yan1
to smoke

xi1

yin3

li4
attractive force (such as gravitation) / sex appeal / attractiveness

hu1

xi1

dao4
respiratory tract

xi1

shun3
to suck in

shun3

xi1
to suck

xi1

li4
attraction (in gravitation or electrostatics) / attractive force

xi1

yan1

shi4
smoking room

xi1

re4
heat absorption

xi1

xue4

gui3
leech / blood-sucking vermin / vampire (translated European notion) / fig. cruel exploiter, esp. a capitalist exploiting the workers

xi1

na4
to take in / to absorb / to admit / to accept

xi1

shi2
to suck / to take in

xi1

qi4
to inhale / to draw in breath

xi1

chen2

qi4
vacuum cleaner / dust catcher

hu1

xi1

xi4

tong3
respiratory system

xi1

fu4
absorption (chemistry)

xi1
湿
shi1

xing4
absorbent

xi1
湿
shi1
to absorb / absorbent

xi1

chen2

ji1
vacuum cleaner

xi1

shui3
absorbent

xi1

yang3
to breathe / to absorb oxygen

xi1

di4
to vacuum the floor

xi1

zhu4
to draw (towards) / to be drawn to / to be sucked in

xi1

qi4

qi4
inhaler

xi1

kou3
sucker mouth

xi1

du2

cheng2

yin3
drug addiction

xi1

qu3

jiao4

xun5
to draw a lesson (from a setback)

bei4

yong4

er4

ji2

tou2

hu1

xi1

qi4
backup regulator / octopus (diving)

xi1

shou1

ji4

liang4
absorbed dose

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