hui1 =
hu + ei1

ash / dust / lime / gray / discouraged / dejected | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) wants to cut out a piece of fire (火) in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1) using a pair of scissors (𠂇), but every time she cuts she just gets a little bit of gray ashes (灰). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



=
𠂇
+
𠂇
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂇

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=
𠂇
+
huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=

+
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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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


hui1

xin1
to lose heart / to be discouraged (HSK level 5)

hui1

chen2
dust (HSK level 5)

si3

hui1

fu4

ran2
lit. ashes burn once more (idiom); fig. sb lost returns to have influence / sth malevolent returns to haunt one

yan1

hui1

gang1
ashtray

mei2

hui1
soot

huo3

shan1

hui1
volcanic ash

wan4

nian4

ju4

hui1
every hope turns to dust (idiom); completely disheartened

hui1

tu3
Spodosols (Chinese Soil Taxonomy)

hui1

tu3
dust

hui1

an4
dull gray / drab / murky

shen1

hui1

se4
dark gray

hui1

bai2

se4
ash gray

hui1

fei1

yan1

mie4
lit. scattered ashes and dispersed smoke (idiom) / fig. to be annihilated / to vanish in a puff of smoke

shi2

hui1

yan2
limestone

hui1

se4
gray / ash gray / grizzly / pessimistic / gloomy / dispirited / ambiguous

yan1

hui1
cigarette ash

gu3

hui1

he2
box for bone ashes / funerary casket

da4

hui1

lang2
big bad wolf

shi2

hui1
lime (calcium oxide)

gu3

hui1
bone ash / ashes of the dead

hui1

du4
grayscale

hui1

meng1

meng1
dusky / overcast (of weather)

sheng1

shi2

hui1
calcium oxide CaO / quicklime

hui1

xin1

sang4

qi4
downhearted / downcast / in despair

pao4

hui1
cannon fodder

xin1

hui1

yi4

leng3
discouraged / downhearted

hui1

gu1

niang5
Cinderella / a sudden rags-to-riches celebrity

shi2

hui1

shi2
limestone

hui1

bai2
colored / ash-colored

hui1

liu1

liu1
dull gray / gloomy / dejected / crestfallen / with one's tail between one's legs

hui1

jin4
ashes

hui1

bu5

liu1

qiu1
see 灰不溜丢[hui1 bu5 liu1 diu1]

hui1

jiang1
mortar (for masonry)

lin2

hui1

shi2
apatite / phosphatic limestone

chui1

hui1
to blow away dust

sheng4

hui1

zhan1

li3

ri4
Ash Wednesday

sheng4

hui1

jie2
Ash Wednesday (first day of Lent)

ji3

sui3

hui1

zhi4

yan2
poliomyelitis

cao3

mu4

hui1
plant ash

mian4

ru2

hui1

tu3
ashen-faced (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
disciples - devil - monkey - already - change - to - ashes
Disciples, the devil monkey already turned to ashes

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