ku1 =
ku + Ø1

to cry / to weep | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Koala (ku) played a trick on the Saint Bernard dog (犬) in front of the space station (Ø1). While the dog was sleeping, Karl put two mandarins (吅) on his eyes and when the dog woke up, he thought he went blind and started to cry (哭) like a baby. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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song4 =
su + (e)ng4

variant of 訟|讼[song4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xuan1 =
xu + an1

variant of 喧[xuan1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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quan3 =
qu + an3

dog | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Cupid wants to play fetch with the Saint Bernard dog in Anchor Inn and throws a petal leaf over his head, but the dog just continues sleeping. Much to Cupid's surprise though, a big robot happily leaps after the petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Looks like a Saint Bernard dog with only one eye. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ku1

xiao4

bu4

de2
lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embarrassing / in a desperate state / between laughter and tears

ku1

han3
to wail

ku1

sheng1
sound of weeping

tong4

ku1
to cry bitterly

ku1

ku5

ti2

ti2
to weep endlessly / interminable wailing

ku1

su4
to lament / to complain tearfully / to wail accusingly

bao4

tou2

tong4

ku1
to weep disconsolately / to cry on each other's shoulder

ku1

qi4
to weep

ku1

bi2

zi5
to snivel (usually humorous)

ku1

qiong2
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor

ti2

ku1
to cry / to wail

hao2

ku1
to bawl / to cry / to wail / to howl / also written 號哭|号哭[hao2 ku1]

tong4

ku1

liu2

ti4
weeping bitter tears

ku1

sang5

zhe5

lian3
sullen / to scowl miserably

ku1

sang1
to wail at a funeral / formal wailing while offering sacrifice to the departed

hao2

ku1
to bawl / to wail / to cry

ku1

lian3
to weep / to snivel

ku1

ling2
to weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead

ku1

qiang1
sobbing tone / sob / dirge / opera tune portraying mourning

ku1

sheng1

zhen4

tian1
lit. cries of grief shake the heavens / great sorrow (idiom)

ku1

qiu1

feng1
autumnal sadness

ku1

qiang2
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)

ku1

de5

si3

qu4

huo2

lai2
to cry one's heart out

hao2

tao2

da4

ku1
to wail / to bawl (idiom)

da4

ku1
to cry loudly

ku1

tian1

mo3

lei4
to wail and whine / piteous weeping

jian1

sheng1

ti2

ku1
squeal

bei1

ge1

dang4

ku1
to sing instead of weep (idiom)

ku1

sang5

lian3
to pull a long face / sullen / also written 哭喪著臉|哭丧着脸

ku1

sang1

bang4
mourning staff draped in white, held at a funeral to show filial piety

fang4

sheng1

da4

ku1
to burst into tears / to sob loudly / to bawl

lang2

hao2

gui3

ku1
lit. wolves howling, devils groaning (idiom); pathetic screams

ai1

ku1

qie4
齿
chi3
weeping and gnashing one's teeth (idiom)

ai1

ku1
to weep in sorrow

yan3

pi2

ku1

zhong3
to have eyelids swollen from crying / very unhappy (idiom)

yi1

ku1

er4

nao4

san1

shang4

diao4
to make a terrible scene (idiom) / to throw a tantrum

mao1

ku1

lao3

shu3
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears

mao1

ku1

hao4

zi5
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears

gui3

ku1

lang2

hao2
variant of 鬼哭狼嚎[gui3 ku1 lang2 hao2]

gui3

ku1

lang2

hao2
to wail like ghosts and howl like wolves (idiom)

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