ying3 =
y + (e)ng3

picture / image / film / movie / photograph / reflection / shadow / trace | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) wants to watch a movie (影) inside of Stonehenge ((e)ng3), but only men are allowed. She doesn't bounce back but instead, being a suffragist, puts on a long, fake Santa beard (彡). She enters to find that the whole movie consists of a still frame of a bonsai tree, a landscape in a pot. Back in the days, the script writers were not so experienced it seems. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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丿
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,
over 2 years ago


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jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

surname Jing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

bright / circumstance / scenery | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: bonsai tree, 盆景 (pen2jing3), "landscape in a pot".

Jeanne's new hobby is to grow bonsai trees inside of Stonehenge. She even performs a magical ritual to summon the sun, so that the bonsai can grow in its light. The sun is pretty annoyed as she just got up and only wears underpants, yet she already has to work. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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+
jing1 =
ji + (e)ng1

abbr. for Beijing / surname Jing / Jing ethnic minority | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jing1 =
ji + (e)ng1

capital city of a country / big / algebraic term for a large number (old) / artificial mound (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is trying out Beijing's large underpants in front of Stonehenge. The underpants have a nice pattern consisting of paintings of berets, mandarins and daisies. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
+
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,
over 2 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng3

Inside of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


dian4

ying3
movie / film / CL:部[bu4],片[pian4],幕[mu4],場|场[chang3] (HSK level 1)

ying3

xiang3
influence / effect / to influence / to affect (usually adversely) / to disturb / CL:股[gu3] (HSK level 3)

she4

ying3
to take a photograph / photography / to shoot (a movie) (HSK level 5)

ying3

zi5
shadow / reflection / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

he2

ying3
joint photo / group photo (HSK level 5)

ce4

ying3
profile / silhouette

shen1

ying3
silhouette / figure

zong1

ying3
trace / vestige / presence

liu2

ying3
to take photos as a souvenir / a souvenir photo

ying3

ye4
film industry

ying3

tan2
moviedom / the world of movies / film circles

dian4

ying3

jie2
film festival / CL:屆|届[jie4]

she4

ying3

shi1
photographer / cameraman

wu2

ying3

wu2

zong1
to disappear without trace (idiom)

xing2

ying3

bu4

li2
inseparable (as form and shadow)

chong2

ying3
overlapping images / double exposure of photo (e.g. due to fault or motion of camera) / double vision

li4
竿
gan1

jian4

ying3
lit. set up a pole and see the shadow (idiom); fig. instant effect / quick results

qian4

ying3
beautiful image of a woman

dao4

ying3
inverted image / reversed image (e.g. upside down)

an4

ying3
shadow / umbra

ying3

pian4
film / movie / CL:部[bu4]

yin1

ying3
shadow / fig. a traumatic experience that haunts someone

xian3

ying3
to expose (a photographic plate)

ying3

xiang4
image

ying3

she4
to refer obliquely to / to insinuate / innuendo

ying3

yin4
photographic reproduction / photocopying / photo-offset

ying3

die2
DVD / CL:片[pian4],張|张[zhang1]

ying3

shi4
movies and television

ying3

ji2
photo album / CL:本[ben3] / (TV) series

pao4

ying3
lit. soap bubble / pie in the sky / nothing

ying3

die2

ji1
DVD player

ying3

zhan3
film festival / photography exhibition

ying3

yin4

ben3
a photocopy

dian4

ying3

piao4
cinema ticket

bei4

ying3
rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)

she4

ying3

ji1
camera / movie camera

ru2

ying3

sui2

xing2
as the shadow follows the body (idiom) / closely associated with each other / to follow relentlessly

ying3

ping2
film review

suo1

ying3
miniature / a big picture in a nutshell / the epitome (of sth)

dian4

ying3

yuan4
cinema / movie theater / CL:家[jia1],座[zuo4]

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