de5 =
d + e5

-ly / structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

di4 =
di + Ø4

earth / ground / field / place / land / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Dorothy Gale finds the excavator in the space station's bathroom to be covered in clay. She wants to know what happened, but the excavator just shrugs. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ye3 =
y + e3

surname Ye | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ye3 =
y + e3

also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is helping an excavator in the Erechtheion. Together they are excavating a dinosaur bone: Rosa turns the earth with a plough, while the excavator moves the earth with a shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


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gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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+
gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
e5

On the roof of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
di

Dorothy Gale - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


di4

tie3
subway / metro (HSK level 3)

di4

fang1
region / regional (away from the central administration) / local (HSK level 3)

di4

fang5
area / place / space / room / territory / CL:處|处[chu4],個|个[ge4],塊|块[kuai4] (HSK level 3)

di4

tu2
map / CL:張|张[zhang1],本[ben3] (HSK level 3)

di4

qiu2
the earth / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

di4

zhi3
address / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

dang1

di4
local (HSK level 4)

di4

tan3
carpet / rug (HSK level 5)

di4

zhen4
earthquake (HSK level 5)

di4

wei4
position / status / place / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

di4

dao4
tunnel / causeway (HSK level 5)

di4

dao5
authentic / genuine / typical / from a place known for the product / thorough / conscientious (HSK level 5)

di4

qu1
local / regional / district (not necessarily formal administrative unit) / region / area / as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

di4

li3
geography (HSK level 5)

lu4

di4
dry land (as opposed to the sea) (HSK level 5)

tu3

di5
local god / genius loci (HSK level 5)

tu3

di4
land / soil / territory / CL:片[pian4],塊|块[kuai4] (HSK level 5)

zhen4

di4
position / front (HSK level 6)

di4

zhi4
geology (HSK level 6)

di4

bu4
condition / situation / plight / extent / room for action (HSK level 6)

di4

shi4
terrain / topography relief (HSK level 6)

zhi2

min2

di4
colony (HSK level 6)

pen2

di4
basin (low-lying geographical feature) / depression (HSK level 6)

geng1

di4
arable land / to plow land (HSK level 6)

ji1

di4
base (of operations) / industrial or military base / al-Qaeda (HSK level 6)

xie4

tian1

xie4

di4
Thank heavens! / Thank goodness that's worked out so well!

suo3

zai4

di4
location / site

di4

ban3
floor

ao4

di4

li4
Austria

di4

xing2
topography / terrain / landform

gao1

di4
highland / upland

sheng4

di4
well-known scenic spot

xin1

di4
character

shi2

di4
on-site

tian1

huang1

di4

lao3
until the end of time (idiom)

di4

li4
soil fertility / land capability

jie1

di4
earth (electric connection) / to earth

hua1

tian1

jiu3

di4
to spend one's time in drinking and pleasure (idiom); to indulge in sensual pleasures / life of debauchery

di4

zhuan1
floor tile

shu3

di4
dependency / possession / annexed territory

Example sentences for

 
I, old Sun - go up - heaven - enter - earth - there is no - place - not - able
I fly to the sky, I enter the sea, there is nowhere I cannot go
 
where - have - not - can - go - location
Where is a place I cannot go?
使  
Specially - come - here - towards - you - borrow - to use
So I came here especially to borrow one from you
 
if - does not give in to - control - anyway - good - on the spot - capture - apprehend
Even if he does not give in here, we can anyway on the spot seize him
 
everywhere - gold and jade in glorious splendor - everywhere - rare flowers
Everywhere is gold and jade in glorious splendor, all over are very rare flowers and herbs
 
you - still - not - obedient - obey - control
You still don't want to behave?
 
if - again - cause trouble - on the spot - capture - seize
I he causes any trouble again, he shall be punished on the spot

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