lao2 =
l + ao2

firm / sturdy / fold (for animals) / sacrifice / prison | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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niu2 =
ni + ou2

surname Niu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

niu2 =
ni + ou2

ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / (slang) awesome | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bull has been locked to a big cross just inside the Louvre's entrance, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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HSK level: 6

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


lao2

gu4
firm / secure (HSK level 6)

lao2

sao1
discontent / complaint / to complain (HSK level 6)

zuo4

lao2
to be imprisoned

jian1

lao2
prison / jail

lao2

fang2
jail cell / prison cell

lao2

long2
cage / trap (e.g. basket, pit or snare for catching animals) / fig. bonds (of wrong ideas) / shackles (of past misconceptions) / to trap / to shackle

shui3

lao2
prison cell containing water, in which prisoners are forced to be partly immersed

man3

fu4

lao2

sao1
lit. belly full of complaints (idiom) / discontent / always moaning and complaining

wang2

yang2

bu3

lao2
lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom) / fig. to act belatedly / better late than never / to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted

lao2

kao4
firm and solid / robust / reliable

lao2

lao2
firmly / safely

di4

lao2
prison / dungeon

lao2

yu4
prison

fa1

lao2

sao1
to whine / to be grouchy

lao2

ji4
to keep in mind / to remember

hua4

di4

wei2

lao2
lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom) / fig. to confine oneself to a restricted range of activities

shen1

xian4

lao2

yu4
to go to prison / to be imprisoned

shen1

xian4

lao2

long2
fallen into a trap

ding1

lao2
to nail / to clench

xian4

ru4

lao2

long2
to fall into a trap / ensnared

zui3

shang4

mei2

mao2

,

ban4

shi4

bu4

lao2
a youth without facial hair cannot be relied upon (proverb)

lao2

zi3
jailer (old)

chi1

lao2

fan4
to do prison time (Tw)

lao2

yu4

zhi1

zai1
imprisonment

lao2

kao4

tuo3

dang4
reliable / solid and dependable

lao2

shi2

zi5
variant of 勞什子|劳什子[lao2 shi2 zi5]

tao4

lao2
to immobilize with a lasso / to be trapped in the stock market

jian1

lao2
strong / firm

zui3

shang4

wu2

mao2

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ban4

shi4

bu4

lao2
see 嘴上沒毛,辦事不牢|嘴上没毛,办事不牢[zui3 shang4 mei2 mao2 , ban4 shi4 bu4 lao2]

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