tai4 =
t + ai4

highest / greatest / too (much) / very / extremely | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: from 太后 [tai4 hou4], the empress dowager - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The empress dowager prepares for her reign in the palace's bathroom and has a big robot as well as Tecumseh fan her fresh air with petal leaves. - 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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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HSK level: 1

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


tai4

yang5
sun / CL:個|个[ge4] / abbr. for 太陽穴|太阳穴[tai4 yang2 xue2] (HSK level 3)

tai4

ji2

quan2
shadowboxing or Taiji, T'aichi or T'aichichuan / traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation / a martial art (HSK level 5)

tai4

tai5
married woman / Mrs. / Madam / wife / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] (HSK level 5)

tai4

kong1
outer space (HSK level 6)

tai4

yang2

neng2
solar energy

tai4

ping2

jian1
mortuary / morgue

tian1

xia4

tai4

ping2
the whole world at peace (idiom); peace and prosperity

tai4

ping2
peace and security

tai4

ping2
place name

tai4

sui4
Tai Sui, God of the year / archaic name for the planet Jupiter 木星[Mu4 xing1] / nickname for sb who is the most powerful in an area

tai4

yang2

jing4
sunglasses

you2

tai4
Jew / Jewish / Judea (in Biblical Palestine)

meng2

tai4

qi2
montage (film) (loanword)

tai4

kong1

ren2
astronaut

tai4

he2
Taihe County in Fuyang 阜陽|阜阳[Fu4 yang2], Anhui / Taihe district of Jinzhou city 錦州市|锦州市, Liaoning

qi1

ren2

tai4

shen4
to bully intolerably (idiom)

ma3

tai4
Matthew (name)

tai4

zi3
crown prince

tai4

yang2

shen2
Sun God / Apollo

gai4

shi4

tai4

bao3
Gestapo

tai4

hou4
Empress Dowager

tai4

ji2
the Absolute or Supreme Ultimate, the source of all things according to some interpretations of Chinese mythology

lao3

tai4
old lady

tai4

yang2

xue2
temple (on the sides of human head)

tai4

kong1

cang1
space capsule / ejection capsule (cabin)

tai4

jian4
court eunuch / palace eunuch

tai4

ping2

yang2
Pacific Ocean

lao3

tai4

tai5
elderly lady (respectful) / esteemed mother / CL:位[wei4]

tai4

kong1

zhan4
space station

tai4

yang2

yan3

jing4
sunglasses

tai4

bao3
a very high official in ancient China / juvenile delinquents

tai4

bao3
Taibao or Taipao city in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jia1 yi4 xian4], west Taiwan

tai4

yi1
imperial physician

tai4

gong1
great-grandfather / (old) grandfather / father

tai4

po2
great-grandmother

tai4

zi3

gang3
Port-au-Prince, capital of Haiti

tai4

kong1

chuan2
spaceship

huang2

tai4

zi3
crown prince

wo4

tai4

hua2
Ottawa, capital of Canada

lao3

tai4

po2
old woman (at times contemptuous)

Example sentences for

 
light - too - light
Too light
 
Unfortunately - too - thick - a little - slim - a little - just - good - (le)
What a pity that it is a bit too thick! A little thinner would be better
 
I - is - temple in heaven - Venus
I'm the heavenly temple's spirit of Venus
 
devil - monkey - stop - furious - Nezha - third prince - come
To stop the devil monkey's furious behaviour, third prince Nezha is coming
 
Do not - happy - too early
Don't crow too soon
 
taoist - lao-tze - south china sea - Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) - five - hundred - arhat
The taoist Lao-tze, the Goddess of Mercy from the South Sea, five hundred arhats
 
how - arrive - (le5) - taoist - Laozi - 's - abode
How did I arrive at Laozi's place?

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