kai1 =
k + ai1

to open / to start / to turn on / to boil / to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc) / to operate (vehicle) / abbr. for 開爾文|开尔文 degrees Kelvin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle opener. Karl Marx is sitting in front of the palace, begging for money. He's playing a flute and has his bottle opener ready for the next beer, but unfortunately, he'll be carried away, his hands cuffed, soon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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gong3 =
gu + (e)ng3

hands joined | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Handcuffs. Gitta Giraffe is sitting inside of Stonehenge, her hands tied up with handcuffs. There's a flute as horizontal bar, and attached to either side are a banana and a dinosaur bone, so that she cannot slide off the chain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, about 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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丿
+

+
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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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

k

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

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

Words with


kai1

shi3
to begin / beginning / to start / initial / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

li2

kai1
to depart / to leave (HSK level 3)

kai1

wan2

xiao4
to play a joke / to make fun of / to joke (HSK level 4)

gong1

kai1
public / to publish / to make public (HSK level 5)

kai1

mu4

shi4
opening ceremony (HSK level 5)

kai1

xin1
to feel happy / to rejoice / to have a great time / to make fun of sb (HSK level 5)

zhan3

kai1
to unfold / to carry out / to be in full swing / to launch (HSK level 5)

kai1

fang4
to bloom / to open / to be open (to the public) / to open up (to the outside) / to be open-minded / unrestrained by convention / unconstrained in one's sexuality (HSK level 5)

kai1

fa1
to exploit (a resource) / to open up (for development) / to develop (HSK level 5)

zhao4

kai1
to convene (a conference or meeting) / to convoke / to call together (HSK level 5)

kai1

kuo4
wide / open (spaces) / to open up (HSK level 6)

kai1

lang3
spacious and well-lit / open and clear / to open out (onto a wider vista) / optimistic / cheerful / carefree / easy-going / open-minded (HSK level 6)

kai1

cai3
to extract (ore or other resource from a mine) / to exploit / to mine (HSK level 6)

sheng4

kai1
blooming / in full flower (HSK level 6)

kai1

ming2
enlightened / open-minded / enlightenment (HSK level 6)

chang3

kai1
to open wide / unrestrictedly (HSK level 6)

kai1

tuo4
to break new ground (for agriculture) / to open up (a new seam) / to develop (border regions) / fig. to open up (new horizons) (HSK level 6)

kai1

pi4
to open up / to set up / to establish (HSK level 6)

kai1

shui3
boiled water / boiling water (HSK level 6)

ji4

wang3

kai1

lai2
to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages (HSK level 6)

kai1

zhi1
expenditures / pay / expenses / CL:筆|笔[bi3] (HSK level 6)

kai1

chu2
to expel (HSK level 6)

kai1

zhan3
(begin to) develop / unfold / to start / to launch / to open / to carry out (HSK level 6)

kai1

xue2
foundation of a University or College / school opening / the start of a new term

kai1

si1

mi3
cashmere (loanword)

zuo3

you4

kai1

gong1
lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom) / fig. to display ambidexterity / to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession / to use both feet equally (football)

chi1

de5

kai1
to be popular / to be getting on well / much in demand

ba1

kai1
to push aside

kai1

men2

hong2
a good beginning

kai1

chuang4
to initiate / to start / to found

kai1

fan4
to serve a meal

kai1

men2

jian4

shan1
lit. to open the door and see the mountain; fig. to get right to the point (idiom)

kai1

ji1
to start an engine / to boot up (a computer) / to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete / to begin shooting a film or TV show

kai1

chang3

bai2
prologue of play / opening remarks / preamble (of speeches, articles etc)

gong1

kai1

hua4
to publicize / openness (of government, PRC equivalent of 'glasnost')

kai1

ken3
to clear a wild area for cultivation / to put under the plow

kai1

zao2
to cut (a canal, tunnel, well etc)

kai1

kuai4

che1
an express train sets off / fig. to work in haste / to rush

kai1

tuo1
to exculpate / to absolve / to exonerate

kai1

hua1
to bloom / to blossom / to flower / fig. to burst open / to feel happy or elated / new development grows out

Example sentences for

 
you - get out of the way
Move aside
 
I - is - Jade Emperor - invite - arrive - get out of the way
I came upon the invitation of the Jade Emperor. Get out of the way
 
quick - get out of the way - must not - provoke - I, old Sun - angry
Now step aside! Don't make me angry
 
immediately - get out of the way - this - is - world of mortals - Daoist immortal
Get out of the way immediately! This is a Daoist immortal from the world of mortals
 
big - king - do not - play a joke
Great king, do not joke around
 
great sage - tthis - peach - forest - is - 3000 - years - once - blossom
Great Sage, this peach forest blossoms once in 3000 years
 
great sage - this - peach - is - 6000 - year - once - blossom
Great Sage, these peaches blossom once in 6000 years

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