long4 =
lu + (e)ng4

lane / alley | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Martin Luther King (王) cannot take of his handcuffs (廾). Lenny Lemur (lu) is leading him secretly through a small lane (弄) into Stonehenge's bathroom ((e)ng4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


nong4 =
nu + (e)ng4

to do / to manage / to handle / to play with / to fool with / to mess with / to fix / to toy with | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Nelton Newt (nu) has been fiddling (弄) with Martin Luther King's (王) handcuffs (廾) in Stonehenge's bathroom ((e)ng4) for hours until he was finally able to open them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | 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,
over 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,
over 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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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,
over 3 years ago


=

+
gong3 =
gu + (e)ng3

hands joined | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Handcuffs. Gitta Giraffe is sitting inside of Stonehenge, her hands tied up with handcuffs. There's a flute as horizontal bar, and attached to either side are a banana and a dinosaur bone, so that she cannot slide off the chain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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


=
丿
+

+
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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=
丿
+

+
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,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

lu

Lenny Lemur - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
nu

Nelton Newt - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


wan2

nong4
to play with / to toy with / to dally with / to engage in / to resort to (HSK level 6)

chao2

nong4
to tease / to poke fun at / to make fun of

zhuang1

shen2

nong4

gui3
lit. dress up as God, play the devil (idiom); fig. to mystify / to deceive people / to scam

ban1

nong4

shi4

fei1
to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people / to tell tales / to make mischief

mai4

nong5
to show off / to make a display of

gu4

nong4

xuan2

xu1
deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated

li3

long4
lanes and alleys / neighborhood / lane neighborhoods in parts of Shanghai, with modified Chinese courtyard houses, occupied by single families in the 1930s, now crowded with multiple families

nong4

xu1

zuo4

jia3
to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery

nong4

jiang1
to bring to deadlock / to result in a stalemate

zuo4

nong4
to tease / to play tricks on

dou4

nong4
to tease / to provoke

ji3

mei2

nong4

yan3
to make eyes / to wink

ban1

men2

nong4

fu3
to display one's slight skill before an expert (idiom)

long4

tang2
(dialect) alley / lane

wu3

nong4
to wave / to brandish

pan2

nong4
to play around with / to fidget / to fondle

nong4

qing1
to clarify / to fully understand

shua3

nong4
to play with / to engage in / to resort to / to dally with

yu2

nong4
to make a fool out of / to fool / to dupe

zhuo1

nong4
to tease

hu4

nong5
to fool / to deceive

bo1

nong4
to move to and fro (with hand, foot, stick etc) / to fiddle with / to stir up

bai3

nong4
to move back and forth / to fiddle with

nong4

qiao3

cheng2

zhuo1
to outsmart oneself / to shoot oneself in the foot

sao1

shou3

nong4
姿
zi1
to stroke one's hair coquettishly (idiom)

xi4

nong4
to play tricks on / to make fun of / to tease

tiao2

nong4
to tease / to make fun of / to provoke / to stir up (trouble)

nong4

sui4
to crumble

nong4

zao1
to spoil / to mess up

diu1

mei2

nong4

se4
to wink at sb

nong4

tong1
to get a good grasp of

nong4

xing3
to wake sb up

nong4

cuo4
to err / to get sth wrong / to miscalculate / to misunderstand

nong4

zang1
to make dirty / to defile / to smear

tiao3

nong4
to incite / to provoke / to tease

dao3

nong4
to move back and forward / to trade

ban1

nong4
to fiddle with / to play and move sth about / to show off (what one can do) / to parade (one's capabilities) / to cause trouble

bo1

nong5
to order people about / to stir up / to sow discord

xuan4

nong4
to show off / to flaunt

wan2

nong4

ci2

zao3
to juggle with words (dishonestly) / to be a hypocrite and hide behind florid rhetoric

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