pai1 =
p + ai1

to pat / to clap / to slap / to swat / to take (a photo) / to shoot (a film) / racket (sports) / beat (music) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Pinocchio (p) is spinning a white flag (白) in front of the palace (ai1). He is throwing and catching the flag with a toy claw (扌). Many people stop to watch and applaud (拍) him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 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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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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bai2 =
b + ai2

surname Bai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bai2 =
b + ai2

white / snowy / pure / bright / empty / blank / plain / clear / to make clear / in vain / gratuitous / free of charge / reactionary / anti-communist / funeral / to stare coldly / to write wrong character / to state / to explain / vernacular / spoken lines in opera | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A white flag. Beelzebub is waving with a white flag just inside the entrance of the palace - the sun is attacking him with a big petal leaf. - 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

p

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


he2

pai1
in time with (i.e. same rhythm) / to keep in step with / fig. to cooperate

yi1

pai1

ji2

he2
lit. on the beat, together now (idiom); Start dancing! / fig. things fit together at one go / to click together / to chime in easily

jie2

pai1
beat (music) / meter

pai1

ma3

pi4
to flatter / to fawn on / to butter sb up / toadying / boot-licking

cang1

ying5

pai1
flyswatter

pai1

zi5
racket (sports) / bat / beat (music)

pai1

shou3
to clap one's hands

pai1

da3
to slap

pai1

xi4
to shoot a movie

pai1

ji1
to smack / to beat

jie2

pai1

qi4
metronome

pai1

mai4
to auction / auction sale / to sell at a reduced price

qiu2

pai1
racket

kai1

pai1
to begin shooting (a film)

zhua1

pai1
to capture (an image) / to snap (a photo)

pai1

mai4

shang1
auctioneer / auction house

ping1

pang1

qiu2

pai1
ping-pong bat

pai1

an4

jiao4

jue2
lit. slap the table and shout with praise (idiom); fig. wonderful! / amazing! / great!

pai1

ma3
to urge on a horse by patting its bottom / fig. to encourage / same as 拍馬屁|拍马屁, to flatter or toady

liu1

xu1

pai1

ma3
to smooth whiskers and pat a horse's bottom (idiom); to use flatter to get what one wants / to toady / boot-licking

pai1

mai4

hui4
auction / CL:場|场[chang3]

da3

pai1

zi5
to beat time

pai1

she4
to film / to shoot (a picture)

pai1

ban3
clapper-board / auctioneer's hammer / to beat time with clappers

tou1

pai1
to take a picture of a person without permission or without their knowledge

pai1

zhao4
to take a picture

pai1

an4

er2

qi3
lit. to slap the table and stand up (idiom); fig. at the end of one's tether / unable to take it any more

pai1

xiong1

pu2
to vouch for

pai1

hao4
time signature (music)

pai1

dian4
to send a telegram

pai1

dian4

ying3
to make a movie

chou2

pai1
to prepare to film / to plan a shoot

fan1

pai1
to reproduce photographically / to duplicate / to adapt (as a movie) / to remake (a movie) / adaptation / reproduction / remake

zi4

pai1
to take a picture or video of oneself

zi4

pai1

qi4
camera self-timer (for delayed shutter release)

zi4

pai1

mo2

shi4
camera self-timer mode (for delayed shutter release)

hang2

pai1
aerial photograph

he2

lan2

shi4

pai1

mai4
Dutch auction / descending-price auction

gen1

pai1
to document on film the course of events / to follow sb with a camera

dian4

wen2

pai1
electric mosquito swatter

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