chou4 =
ch + ou4

stench / stink / smelly / to smell (bad) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) has not showered for days and is very stinky (臭). In the Louvre's bathroom (ou4) the Saint Bernard dog (犬) even holds a mirror (自) in front of him to let him see how filthy he looks. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting


xiu4 =
xi + ou4

sense of smell / smell bad | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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quan3 =
qu + an3

dog | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Cupid wants to play fetch with the Saint Bernard dog in Anchor Inn and throws a petal leaf over his head, but the dog just continues sleeping. Much to Cupid's surprise though, a big robot happily leaps after the petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Looks like a Saint Bernard dog with only one eye. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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,
about 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - 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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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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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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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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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has no simplified variant.

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

ch

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


chou4

chong2
bedbug (Cimex lectularius) / tick

chou4

jia4

zi5
stinking pretension / to give oneself airs and offend others / hateful arrogance

chou4

yang3
ozone (O3)

chou4

qi4
stench

chou4

ma4
tongue-lashing / to chew out / CL:頓|顿[dun4]

e4

chou4
stink

kou3

chou4
bad breath / halitosis

chu2

chou4

ji4
deodorant

ru3

xiu4

wei4

gan1
smell of mother's milk not yet dried (idiom); immature and inexperienced / still wet behind the ears

chou4

hong1

hong1
stinking

chou4

yang3

ceng2
ozone layer

fu3

chou4
rotten (smell) / stinking / putrid

han4

chou4
body odor

chou4

wei4
stink / fumes

hu2

chou4
body odor / bromhidrosis

chou4

ming2

yuan3

yang2
stinking reputation / notorious far and wide

yi2

chou4

wan4

nian2
to have one's name go down in history as a byword for infamy (idiom)

chou4

pi2

nang2
this mortal flesh

chou4

ming2

zhao1

zhu4
notorious / infamous / egregious (bandits)

chou4

xun1

xun1
stinking

ye4

chou4
body odor / bromhidrosis / armpit odor / underarm stink / also called 狐臭[hu2 chou4]

chou4

bu4

ke3

wen2
unbearable stink / fig. notorious

chou4

ming2

zhao1

zhang1
notorious for his misdeeds (idiom) / infamous

san1

ge4

chou4

pi2

jiang5

,

sai4

guo4

yi1

ge4

zhu1

ge3

liang4
lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom); fig. collective wisdom / wisdom of the masses exceeds that of any individual

chou4

wei4

xiang1

tou2
to share vile habits / partners in notoriety / birds of a feather

chou4

zi3

r5
dead bullet (one that does not fire) / a bad move (in a game of chess)

chou4

pi4
smelly fart / arrogant

chou4

dan4
dead bomb (i.e. not exploding on impact)

chou4

qi2
blunder (in chess)

chou4

qi4

xun1

tian1
overwhelming stench (idiom)

hu2

chou4
variant of 狐臭[hu2 chou4]

chou4

lao3

jiu3
stinking intellectual (contemptuous term for educated people during the Cultural Revolution)

chou4

dou4

fu5
stinky tofu / strong-smelling preserved beancurd / fig. rough exterior but lovable person

chou4

huo4
low-quality goods / scumbag / bitch

chou4

ji4
scent (smell of person or animal used for tracking)

chou4

qian2
dirty money

chou4

you4
skunk

san1

ge4

chou4

pi2

jiang5

,

he2

cheng2

yi1

ge4

zhu1

ge3

liang4
lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom); fig. collective wisdom

san1

ge4

chou4

pi2

jiang5

,

sheng4

guo4

yi1

ge4

zhu1

ge3

liang4
variant of 三個臭皮匠,賽過一個諸葛亮|三个臭皮匠,赛过一个诸葛亮[san1 ge4 chou4 pi2 jiang5 , sai4 guo4 yi1 ge4 Zhu1 ge3 Liang4]

e4

chou4

pu1

bi2
the stink assaults the nostrils

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