chui1 =
chu + ei1

to blow / to play a wind instrument / to blast / to puff / to boast / to brag / to end in failure / to fall through | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken (chu) is totally crazy about creating wind instruments from vegetables lately. In front of the Eiffel tower (ei1) she stole a mandarin (口) from a local merchant and left an IOU note (欠) instead. She carved the mandarin out and created a little ocarina out of it, which she plays by blowing (吹) into it every since. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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qian4 =
qi + an4

deficient / to owe / to lack / yawn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is pretty annoyed by Neanderthal Man, who is quarreling with a crane in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Neanderthal Man owes the crane some money. The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

chu

Chantal Chicken - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


chui1

peng3
to flatter / to laud sb's accomplishments / adulation (HSK level 6)

chui1

niu2
to talk big / to shoot off one's mouth / to chat (dialect) (HSK level 6)

dian4

chui1

feng1
hair dryer

chui1

hao4
to blow a brass instrument

hu2

chui1
to boast wildly

chui1

guan3
blowpipe

chui1

feng1

ji1
hair dryer

gu3

chui1
to agitate for / to enthusiastically promote

chui1

mao2

qiu2

ci1
lit. to blow apart the hairs upon a fur to discover any defect (idiom); fig. to be fastidious / nitpick

gu3

chui1

zhe3
advocate

feng1

chui1

yu3

da3
lit. windswept and battered by rain / to undergo hardship (idiom)

zi4

chui1

zi4

lei2
to blow one's own trumpet (idiom)

chui1

niu2

pi2
to boast / to talk big

gao4

chui1
to fizzle out / to come to nothing

chui1

zou4
to play (wind instruments)

chui1

fu2
to brush / to caress (of breeze) / to praise

chui1

xu1
to brag

chui1

hui1

zhi1

li4
as easy as pie

chui1

xi1
to blow out (a flame)

chui1

deng1

ba2

la4
lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom) / fig. to die / to bite the dust / to be over and done with

chui1

niu2

pai1

ma3
to resort to bragging and flattering

chui1

yu2

shou3
player of the yu 竽 (free reed mouth organ)

chui1

di2

zhe3
piper

chui1

guan3

yue4
woodwind music

shen2

me5

feng1

ba3

ni3

chui1

lai2

de5
What brings you here? (idiom)

chui1

xiao1

qi3

shi2
to beg while playing the xiao 箫 (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu 楚, busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician

chui1

kang1

jian4

mi3
instant results / lit. blow the husk and see the rice

chui1

zhang4
to blow up / to inflate

chui1

tai2
(coll.) to fall through / to result in failure / (of a relationship) to break up

chui1

ye4

ji1
leaf blower (machine)

chui1

xi2
storm struck / to attack (of wind)

da4

chui1

da4

lei2
to make an exhibition of oneself / ostentation

yang3

que1

chui1

guan3
oxyacetylene torch

xi3

jian3

chui1
shampoo, haircut and blow-dry

bu4

fei4

chui1

hui1

zhi1

li4
as easy as blowing off dust / effortless / with ease

yu4

ren2

chui1

xiao1
virtuoso piper wins a beauty / the xiao 箫 (mouth organ) virtuoso 萧史 won for his wife the beautiful daughter of Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公

xia1

chui1
to boast / to shoot one's mouth off

kan3

tou2

bu4

guo4

feng1

chui1

mao4
to regard decapitation as no more important than the wind blowing off your hat (idiom)

hu2

chui1

luan4

peng3
indiscriminate admiration (idiom)

zi4

wo3

chui1

xu1
to blow one's own horn (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
come - at once - blow - fire
Come, quickly blow the fire

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