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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
almost 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,
almost 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,
almost 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,
almost 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


zhu2

shu1

ji4

nian2
Bamboo Annals, early chronicle of Chinese ancient history, written c. 300 BC

ji1

zhi1

nian2
beginning of maturity (of a girl)

ji1

nian2
beginning of maturity (of a girl)

xiao3

nian2

ren2
younger old person / young retiree

zhong1

nian2

ji1

xue3
permanent snow cover

gu1

luan2

nian2
inauspicious year for marriage

jing1

nian2
for years / year after year

wu3

bai3

nian2

qian2

shi4

yi1

jia1
five hundred years ago we were the same family (idiom) (said of persons with the same surname)

qi3

nian2
young / youthful

bian1

nian2

ti3
in the style of annals / chronological history, the regular form of the Chinese dynastic histories

hao3

han4

bu4

ti2

dang1

nian2

yong3
a real man doesn't boast about his past achievements (idiom)

hao3

ji3

nian2
several years

yi4

nian2
the following year / the next year

lao3

nian2

xing4

chi1

dai1

zheng4
senile dementia

lao3

nian2

qi1
old age

lao3

nian2

chi1

dai1
senile dementia / Alzheimer's disease

da4

ling2

qing1

nian2
young people in their late 20s or older who are still unmarried

da4

qian2

nian2
three years ago

duo1

nian2

lai2
for the past many years

mao4

die2

zhi1

nian2
old age (in one's 80s, 90s, or more)

zeng1

nian2
to lengthen life

ting1

jun1

yi1

xi2

hua4

,

sheng4

du2

shi2

nian2

shu1
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)

tai2

shang4

yi1

fen1

zhong1

,

tai2

xia4

shi2

nian2

gong1
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)

jiu4

nian2
last year / the Chinese New Year (i.e. the new year in the old calendar)

jiu4

li4

nian2
lunar New Year

shun4

ri4

yao2

nian2
sage Emperors Shun and Yao rule every day (idiom); all for the best in the best of all possible worlds

hang2

hai3

nian2

biao3
nautical ephemeris

ying1

nian2
the prime of one's life / youthful years

di4

zhi4

nian2

biao3
geological time scale

wan4

nian2

li4
perpetual calendar / ten thousand year calendar / Islamic calendar introduced to Yuan China by Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁

wan4

nian2

xian4
Wannian county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi

di4

zhi4

nian2

dai4

biao3
geological time scale

tuan2

nian2
Spring festival family reunion

jiang1

shi2

nian2
Jiang Shinian (c. 2000 BC), birth name of Shennong 神農|神农[Sheng2 nong2] Farmer God, first of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yan2 di4] and creator of agriculture in China

er4

nian2

sheng1
biennial (botany)

hui2

gui1

nian2
the solar year / the year defined as the period between successive equinoxes

dou4

kou4

nian2

hua2
used erroneously for 豆蔻年華|豆蔻年华, a girl's teenage years (idiom); maidenhood / a budding beauty

jun1

zi5

bao4

chou2

,

shi2

nian2

bu4

wan3
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold

er4

shi2

nian2

mu4

du3

zhi1

guai4

xian4

zhuang4
The Strange State of the World Witnessed Over 20 Years, novel by late Qing novelist Wu Jianren 吳趼人, classified as "novel of denunciation" 譴責小說|谴责小说[qian3 ze2 xiao3 shuo1]

yi1

zhao1

bei4

she2

yao3

,

shi2

nian2

pa4

jing3

sheng2
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope / once bitten, twice shy (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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