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

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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


you3

nian2
for years

you3

nian2

tou5
for donkey's years / for ages

wei4

cheng2

nian2

zhe3
minor (not an adult)

nian2

you3
friendship of people in same year / one's contemporaries

ben3

ming4

nian2
year of one's birth sign, according to the cycle of 12 animals of the earthly branches 地支[di4 zhi1]

ben3

nian2

du4
this year / the current year

dong1

han4

mo4

nian2
the last years of Eastern Han / the breakup of the Han dynasty around 200 AD

shi4

ji4

mo4

nian2
final years of the century

nian2

gong1

jia1

feng4
increase in salary according to one's service record for the year (idiom)

can2

nian2

duan3

jing3
at the end of the year (idiom)

mei3

nian2

yi1

du4
once a year (every year)

nian2

xiong1
lit. older brother / fig. fellow students who are successful in the imperial examinations

bi3

nian2
(literary) every year / year after year / in recent years / Taiwan pr. [bi4 nian2]

yong3

nian2
Yongnian county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei

yong3

nian2

xian4
Yongnian county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei

nian2

feng4
yearly salary

liu2

nian2

bu4

li4
the year's horoscope augurs ill (idiom); an unlucky year

nian2

lai2
this past year / over the last years

shang4

xia4

wu3

qian1

nian2
popular history of China in three volumes by Cao Yuzhang 曹余章

nian2

yi3

lai2
since the year ...

niu2

nian2

ma3

yue4
see 猴年馬月|猴年马月[hou2 nian2 ma3 yue4]

long2

nian2
Year of the Dragon (e.g. 2000, 2012, etc)

nian2

dai4

chu1
beginning of an age / beginning of a decade

nian2

zhi1

jiu3
period of ... years

nian2

zhong1
mid-year

hou2

nian2

ma3

yue4
long time off / time that will never come

nian2

san1

shi2
last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve

bu4

zhong1

tian1

nian2
to die before one's allotted lifespan has run its course (idiom)

ping2

nian2
common year

sheng1

zu2

nian2
dates of birth and death (of historical figure)

sheng1

zu2

nian2

yue4
dates of birth and death (of historical figure)

chang2

nian2

lei3

yue4
variant of 長年累月|长年累月[chang2 nian2 lei3 yue4]

qi1

shi2

nian2

dai4
the seventies / the 1970s

bai3

nian2

da4

ji4
a project of vital and lasting importance

bai3

nian2

hao3

he2
may you live a long and happy life together (wedding greeting)

shan1

dao4

nian2
santonin (loanword)

bai3

nian2

shu4

ren2
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom) / fig. a good education program takes a long time to develop / cf. 十年樹木,百年樹人|十年树木,百年树人

shao4

nian2

xian1

feng1

dui4
Young Pioneers of China (primary school league, a preparation for Communist Youth League) / abbr. to 少先隊|少先队

ji1

nian2
for a long time / over many years / old / advanced in age

ji1

nian2

lei3

yue4
year in, year out (idiom) / (over) many years

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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