dou3 =
d + ou3

to tremble / to shake out / to reveal / to make it in the world | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The matador (斗) saw a picture of the bull he has to face next in the Louvre (ou3). Don Quixote (d) finds him trembling (抖) on the floor and pokes him with a toy claw (扌) to see if he is alright. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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dou3 =
d + ou3

abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Bei3 dou3 xing1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou3 =
d + ou3

dry measure for grain equal to ten 升[sheng1] or one-tenth of a 石[dan4] / decaliter / peck / cup or dipper shaped object / old variant of 陡[dou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou4 =
d + ou4

to fight / to struggle / to condemn / to censure / to contend / to put together / coming together | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a 斗牛士 is a matador, who will represent 斗. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


In the Louvre, the matador and Don Quixote started to fight. Now they want to settle it once and for all in the bathroom. The matador chose a cross as a weapon, while Don Quixote chose a blossom—to cushion the crosses' blows. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


fa1

dou3
to tremble / to shake / to shiver (HSK level 5)

chan4

dou3
to shudder / to shiver / to shake / to tremble (HSK level 6)

jing1

shen2

dou3

sou3
spirit trembling with excitement (idiom); in high spirits / lively and full of enthusiasm / full of energy / con brio

zhan4

dou3
to shudder / to tremble

dou3

luo4
to shake out

dou3

lou5
to shake out / to bring to light / to squander

dou3

dong4
to tremble

dou3

sou3

jing1

shen2
to gather one's spirits / to pull oneself together

xia4

de2

fa1

dou3
tremble with fear

se4

se4

fa1

dou3
to shiver with cold

dou3

suo1
to cower / to tremble

su4

su4

fa1

dou3
shivering / trembling (idiom)

dou3

se4
to quiver / to shiver / to tremble

chan4

dou3

bu4

yi3
to shake like a leaf (idiom)

dou3

sou3
to rouse / to invigorate / to enliven / to put sb into high spirits / con brio

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