nian2 =
ni + an2

surname Nian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

nian2 =
ni + an2

year / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Nefertiti is having lunch just inside the entrance of the Anchor Inn. Unfortunately they didn't have any cutlery left so she has to use a dinosaur bone and a flute instead of fork and knife. It will take her a whole year to finish her lunch this way. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


nian2 =
ni + an2

grain / harvest (old) / variant of 年[nian2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wu3 =
w + Ø3

7th earthly branch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., noon, 5th solar month (6th June-6th July), year of the Horse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus is having lunch inside the space station. He was hiding it in a secret location: With a key, he can unlock a chamber hidden in the space station's cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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,
about 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

年 order 2203453e54ed13bff859ef7548377c7c668bbdb27edafca6a58f62f6406c648c No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

ni

Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt Nefertiti. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


lai2

nian2
next year / the coming year

wan4

nian2

qing1
Nippon lily (Rohdea japonica)

nian2

zhang3
senior

nian2

qing1

ren2
young people / youngster

qing1

nian2

ren2
young person / the young

wei4

cheng2

nian2

ren2
minor (i.e. person under 18)

nian2

jian4
annual report / yearbook / almanac

yi2

chou4

wan4

nian2
to have one's name go down in history as a byword for infamy (idiom)

nian2

shou1

ru4
annual income

nian2

chu1
beginning of the year

nian2

mo4
end of the year

nian2

hui4
annual meeting

hou2

nian2
Year of the Monkey (e.g. 2004)

chen2

nian2
old / stored for many years

lao3

nian2

ren2
old people / the elderly

lao3

nian2
elderly / old age / autumn of one's years

jia1

nian2

hua2
carnival (loanword)

nian2

xian4
age limit / fixed number of years

yi1

nian2

dao4

tou2
all year round

wan4

nian2
Wannian county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi

shu3

nian2
Year of the Rat (e.g. 2008)

ma3

nian2
Year of the Horse (e.g. 2002)

yu2

nian2
one's remaining years

da4

hou4

nian2
three years from now / year after year after next year

nian2

fu4

li4

qiang2
young and vigorous (idiom)

nian2

wei3
end of the year

nian2

xia4
lunar new year

nian2

jun1
annual average (rate)

nian2

dai4

xue2
chronology (the science of determining the dates of past events)

cai2

nian2
fiscal year / financial year

feng1

nian2
prosperous year / year with bumper harvest

qu4

nian2

di3
late last year / the end of last year

hu3

nian2
Year of the Tiger (e.g. 2010)

jing1

nian2

lei3

yue4
for years / over the years

ban4

nian2
half a year

wang4

nian2

jiao1
friends despite the difference in age

niu2

nian2
Year of the Ox or Bull (e.g. 2009)

zheng4

dang1

nian2
to be in the prime of life

nian2

hao4
era name (subdivision in the reign of an emperor)

nian2

lao3

ti3

ruo4
old and weak (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
He - is - five - hundred years - before - achieve the Dao - monkey - spirit
Five hundred years ago this monkey spirit achieved the Dao
 
great sage - tthis - peach - forest - is - 3000 - years - once - blossom
Great Sage, this peach forest blossoms once in 3000 years
 
3000 - year - once - bear fruit
In 3000 years it bears fruit once
 
great sage - this - peach - is - 6000 - year - once - blossom
Great Sage, these peaches blossom once in 6000 years
 
6000 - year - one - bear fruit
In 6000 years they bear fruit once
 
still - 9000 - year - 's - heavenly peach
There are still the 9000 year peaches
 
this - peach - extremely important - 9000 - year - blossom
These peaches are extremely important. They blossom every 9000 years

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