ka1 =
k + a1

(onom.) sound of coughing or vomiting | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - 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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ke4 =
k + e4

customer / visitor / guest | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Marx is receiving a visit in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. His guest is wearing a graduation cap and a dress made of stars. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ge4 =
g + e4

each / every | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Each and every one of us is made of atoms, of which most were created in a star (from lighter atoms). That's why I choose to represent this character by a star. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes is stepping on a mandarin with high heels in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. As he squeezes, the mandarin suddenly explodes in a rain of stars. Each and every one of them is shining brighter than the others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - 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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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - 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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丿
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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - 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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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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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - 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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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

k

"k" is for Karl Marx. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


ka1

er3

ba1

qian1

shan1

mai4
Carpathian Mountains, 1500-km mountain range in Central and Eastern Europe

ka1

mai4

long2
Cameroon

ka1

bu4

er3
Kabul, capital of Afghanistan

ka1

tu3

mu4
Khartoum, capital of Sudan

ka1

la1

la1

bang1
Kerala (state in India)

ka1

cha1
(onom.) breaking or snapping

ka1

shi2
Kashgar or Qeshqer (Kāshí) city and prefecture in the west of Xinjiang near Kyrgyzstan

da2

ka1

er3
Dakar, capital of Senegal

ka1

la1

qin4
Harqin (Mongol: guard) / Harqin banner or Kharchin khoshuu in Chifeng 赤峰[Chi4 feng1], Inner Mongolia / also Harqin Left Mongol autonomous county in Chaoyang 朝陽|朝阳, Liaoning

ka1

la1

qin4

zuo3

yi4

meng3

gu3

zu2

zi4

zhi4

xian4
Harqin Left Mongol autonomous county in Chaoyang 朝陽|朝阳, Liaoning

ka1

la1

qin4

qi2
Harqin banner or Kharchin khoshuu in Chifeng 赤峰[Chi4 feng1], Inner Mongolia

ka1

da1
(onom.) click

ka1

da5

sheng1
(onom.) clunk

ka1

nu2

te4
Knuth or Canute (name)

ka1

shan1
Kazan

ka1

la1

ka1

tuo1

huo3

shan1
Krakatoa (volcanic island in Indonesia)

ka1

la1

kun1

lun2

shan1
Karakorum mountains

ka1

la1

han2

guo2
Karakhan Dynasty of central Asia, 8th-10th century

ka1

la1

han2

wang2

chao2
Karakhan dynasty of central Asia, 8th-10th century

ka1

si1

te4
karst (loanword) / weathered limestone often forming caves

ka1

si1

te4

di4

mao4
karst landform (weathered limestone, often forming caves)

ka1

er3

ka1
Khalkha, largest subgroup of Mongol people

ka1

qiu1

sha1
Katyusha (name) / name of a Russian wartime song / nickname of a rocket launcher used by the Red Army in WWII

ka1

na4

si1

hu2
Kanas Lake in Xinjiang

tan3

ga2

ni2

ka1
Tanganyika on continent of West Africa, one component of Tanzania

tan3

ga2

ni2

ka1

hu2
Lake Tanganyika in West Africa

zong1

ka1

ba1
Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), Tibetan religious leader, founder of the Gelugpa school 格魯派|格鲁派[Ge2 lu3 pai4]

ba1

er3

ka1

shi2

hu2
Lake Balkhash in southeast Kazakhstan

ba1

yan2

ka1

la1
Bayankala mountain range in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, watershed of 黄河 Huang He river

xin1

ka1

li3

duo1

ni2

ya4
New Caledonia

ri4

ka1

ze2
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet

ri4

ka1

ze2

di4

qu1
Shigatse or Xigaze prefecture in central Tibet, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse sa khul, Chinese Rikaze

ri4

ka1

ze2

shi4
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet, Chinese Rikaze

di4

di4

ka1

ka1

hu2
Lake Titicaca

sa4

si1

ka1

che4

wen1
Saskatchewan province, Canada

a1

ka1

liu2

si1
Achilles (or Akhilleus or Achilleus), son of Thetis and Peleus, Greek hero central to the Iliad

ma3

la1

ka1

shi2
Marrakech (city in Morocco)

ya4

ka1

ba1
Aqaba (port city in Jordan)

ma3

si1

ka1

te4
Muscat, capital of Oman

ka1

shi2

ga2

er3
Kashgar or Qeshqer (Chinese Kashi) in the west of Xinjiang near Kyrgyzstan

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