gua1 =
gu + a1

melon / gourd / squash | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) inspects the banana trees (⺁) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1) every day. One day, she found a very strange banana: she looked at it, and it looked like a melon (瓜). She then poked it with her finger (㇏). It felt like a melon! She then sniffed at it with her fake nose (厶). The banana smelled like a melon (瓜)! What a strange banana, Gitta thought to herself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with

西
xi1

gua1
watermelon / CL:顆|颗[ke1],粒[li4],個|个[ge5] (HSK level 2)

huang2

gua1
cucumber / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 5)

fan1

mu4

gua1
papaya

di4

gua1
sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) / yam (family Dioscoreaceae)

gua1

guo3
fruit (plural sense) / melons and fruit

ni2

jia1

la1

gua1
Nicaragua

gua1

da2

la1

ha1

la1
Guadalajara

gua1

de2

luo2

pu3
Guadeloupe

nao3

gua1

zi5
see 腦瓜|脑瓜[nao3 gua1]

sha3

gua1

xiang4

ji1
point-and-shoot camera / compact camera

nao3

gua1
skull / brain / head / mind / mentality / ideas

nan2

gua1
pumpkin

gua1

shu2

di4

luo4
when the melon is ripe, it falls (idiom); problems sort themselves out in the fullness of time

shun4

teng2

mo1

gua1
lit. to follow the vine to get to the melon / to track sth following clues

mu4

gua1
papaya (Carica papaya) / genus Chaenomeles of shrubs in the family Rosaceae / Chinese flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)

tian2

gua1
muskmelon

ha1

mi4

gua1
Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew

ma3

na4

gua1
Managua, capital of Nicaragua

ha1

mi4

gua1
Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew / also written 哈密瓜

hu2

gua1
cucumber

sha3

gua1
idiot / fool

ku3

gua1
bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear, balsam apple, leprosy gourd, bitter cucumber)

dong1

gua1
wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida) / white gourd / white hairy melon / Chinese squash

gua1

fen1
to partition / to divide up

e4

gua1

duo1

er3
Ecuador

gua1

zi3
melon seeds

si1

gua1
luffa (loofah)

gua1

ge2
intertwined (as melon and vine plants) / interconnected / association (of two things)

xiang1

gua1
cantaloupe melon

jiang4

gua1
pickled cucumber

wo1

gua1
(dialect) pumpkin

tang2

gua1
malt sugar candy, a traditional offering to the kitchen god Zaoshen 灶神

bai2

lan2

gua1
honeydew melon

gun3

gua1

lan4

shu2
lit. ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine (idiom); fig. to know fluently / to know sth inside out / to know sth by heart

gun3

gua1

liu1

yuan2
(of animals) round and fat

wai1

gua1

lie4

zao3
ugly / repulsive

di4

gua1

mian4
sweet potato or yam noodles

wai1

gua1

lie4

zao3
ugly / repulsive / also written 歪瓜裂棗|歪瓜裂枣[wai1 gua1 lie4 zao3]

ji1

li1

gua1

la1
(Taiwan) see 嘰哩咕嚕|叽哩咕噜[ji1 li5 gu1 lu1]

da3

gua1
a smaller variety of watermelon, with big, edible seeds

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