you4 =
y + ou4

young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a kindergarten.

Maud Younger (y) is taking care of a kindergarten (幼) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). To keep the young (幼) children busy she plays blackjack with them, each time dealing a card by pressing a power button (力). To make life not too hard for them, she is exclusively dealing aces (幺). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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,
almost 4 years ago


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yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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?)

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


you4

er2

yuan2
kindergarten / nursery school (HSK level 5)

you4

zhi4
young / childish / naive (HSK level 6)

you4

nu:3
young girl

nian2

you4
young / underage

you4

shi2
childhood

you4

tong2
young child

you4

chong2
larva

nan2

nu:3

lao3

you4
men, women, young and old / everybody

you4

fa1

la1

di3

he2
Euphrates River

zi4

you4
since childhood

you4

ti3
larva

you4

miao2
young sprout / bud / sapling / seedling

you4

er2
young child / infant / preschooler

you4

nian2
childhood / infancy

ying1

you4

er2
baby

you4

zhi4

yuan2
kindergarten (Tw)

you4

jiao4
preschool education / abbr. for 幼兒教育|幼儿教育[you4 er2 jiao4 yu4]

you4

chu2
young bird / nestling

you4

ma3
young horse / colt / filly

you4

shou4
cub

you4

di4
younger brother

you4

mei4
younger sister

you4

wu2

you4

,

yi3

ji2

ren2

zhi1

you4
to care for other's children as one's own

fu2

lao3

xie2

you4
taking everyone along, young and old / to look after the elderly and the young

lao3

wu2

lao3

,

yi3

ji2

ren2

zhi1

lao3

,

you4

wu2

you4

,

yi3

ji2

ren2

zhi1

you4
to honor old people as we do our own aged parents, and care for other's children as one's own

yu4

you4

yuan4
orphanage

zun1

lao3

ai4

you4
respect the old and cherish the young

zhang3

you4
older and younger / seniority

you4

fa1

la1

di3

he2

gu3
Euphrates river valley

huang2

hua1

you4

nu:3
maiden / virgin

you4

fa1

la1

di3
Euphrates (river in Iraq)

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