hou3 =
h + ou3

roar or howl of an animal / bellow of rage | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hamlet (h) accidentally dropped his last mandarin (口) in the only hole (孔) in the Louvre (ou3) and howls (吼) loudly over his loss. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 months 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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kong3 =
ku + (e)ng3

surname Kong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

kong3 =
ku + (e)ng3

hole / CL:個|个[ge4] / classifier for cave dwellings | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Koala (ku) created one 孔 cave dwelling by digging a hole (孔) into one of Stonehenge's ((e)ng3) boulders using a shovel (乚). Unfortunately there are many mosquitoes (孑) and Karl tries to kill them using the shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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jie2 =
ji + e2

alone / mosquito larvae / small | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion Jeanne of Arc hands a prize cup to a very proud mosquito. The mosquito won a flute-playing contest. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

h

Hamlet - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


hou3

sheng1
roar

hou3

jiao4
to howl

si1

hou3
to yell / to shout

nu4

hou3
to bellow / to rave / to snarl

ji2

hou3

hou3
impatient

he2

dong1

shi1

hou3
lit. the lioness from Hedong roars (idiom) / fig. refers to a shrewish wife or a henpecked husband

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