xuan1 =
xu + an1

surname Xuan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xuan1 =
xu + an1

to declare (publicly) / to announce | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a big billboard.

There's a big billboard on top of Anchor Inn announcing its new contrail school. Hermes just graduated and wearing his graduation cap, he swoops into the air, leaving a contrail outlining a graduation cap. He is so happy he even writes something on the billboard to let everyone know: "I made it!!!" - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gen4 =
g + (e)n4

extending all the way across / running all the way through | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: in this character the sun goes from horizon to horizon, and thus I choose to represent it by a contrail.

Guy Fawkes wants to find out where contrails really come from, so he follows one until he arrives at the Forbidden City's bathroom. There he finds that the sun was experimenting with a capacitor. She blew the capacitor up accidentally, resulting in lots of smoke, which then formed this contrail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xuan1

chuan2
to disseminate / to give publicity to / propaganda / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xuan1

bu4
to declare / to announce / to proclaim (HSK level 5)

xuan1

shi4
to swear an oath (of office) / to make a vow (HSK level 6)

xuan1

yang2
to proclaim / to make public or well known (HSK level 6)

xuan1

zhan4
to declare war

xuan1

xie4
to drain (by leading off water) / to unburden oneself / to divulge / to leak a secret

mi4

er2

bu4

xuan1
to withhold information / to keep sth secret

xuan1

chuan2

hua4
propaganda poster / advertising hoarding

xuan1

shi4
to vow / to pledge

xuan1

chuan2

ce4
commercial brochure / advertising pamphlet / flyer

xuan1

chuan2

bu4
Propaganda Department

xuan1

cheng1
to assert / to claim

xuan1

jiang3
to preach / to explain publicly

xuan1

yan2
declaration / manifesto

xin1

zhao4

bu4

xuan1
a tacit mutual understanding

xuan1

pan4
to pronounce a sentence (after a verdict in a court of law)

xuan1

du2
to read out loud to an audience / a prepared speech (e.g. to a party conference)

xuan1

gao4
to declare / to proclaim

zhao4

ben3

xuan1

ke1
a wooden word-by-word reading

xuan1

cheng2

shi4
Xuancheng prefecture level city in Anhui

xuan1

wei1
Xuanwei county level city in Qujing 曲靖[Qu3 jing4], Yunnan

xuan1

wei1

shi4
Xuanwei county level city in Qujing 曲靖[Qu3 jing4], Yunnan

xuan1

zhou1
Xuanzhou district of Xuancheng city 宣城市[Xuan1 cheng2 shi4], Anhui

xuan1

zhou1

qu1
Xuanzhou district of Xuancheng city 宣城市[Xuan1 cheng2 shi4], Anhui

xuan1

bu4

po4

chan3
to declare bankruptcy

xuan1

de2
Xuande Emperor, reign name of fifth Ming emperor Zhu Zhanji 朱瞻基[Zhu1 Zhan1 ji1] (1398-1435), reigned 1426-1436, Temple name 明宣宗[Ming2 Xuan1 zong1]

xuan1

en1
Xuanen county in Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 恩施土家族苗族自治州[En1 shi1 Tu3 jia1 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Hubei

xuan1

en1

xian4
Xuanen county in Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 恩施土家族苗族自治州[En1 shi1 Tu3 jia1 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Hubei

xuan1

jiao4
to preach a religion

xuan1

wu3

qu1
Xuanwu district of central Beijing

xuan1

wu3

men2
Xuanwumen, Beijing

xuan1

han4
Xuanhan county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan

xuan1

han4

xian4
Xuanhan county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan

xuan1

zhi3
fine writing paper, originally from Jing county 涇縣|泾县, Xuancheng 宣城, Anhui

xuan1

tong3
reign name (1909-1911) of the last Qing emperor Pu Yi 溥儀|溥仪

xuan1

ren4
public declaration

xuan1

shi4

gong4

ci2

zheng4

ming2
affidavit / deposition (law)

shi4

jie4

ren2

quan2

xuan1

yan2
Universal Declaration of Human Rights

xuan1

shi4

shu1
affidavit

xuan1

shi4

zheng4

yan2
sworn testimony

Example sentences for

 
your Majesty - Sun Wukong - present - already - announce - arrive
Your Majesty, I announce that Sun Wukong presently has already arrived.
殿  
announce - go up - palace hall - come
Please come up the hall

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