zui3 =
zu + ei3

mouth / beak / nozzle / spout (of teapot etc) / CL:張|张[zhang1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zapatista Zebra (zu) is roaming the Eiffel tower (ei3) to look for food. Because the floor is full of horns (觜), he is wearing safety boots (觜). With his lips (嘴) he is forming a long beak (嘴) to look for mandarins (口) between the horns. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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zi1 =
z + Ø1

number 21 of the 28 constellations 二十八宿, approx. Orion 猎户座 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zui3 =
zu + ei3

variant of 嘴, mouth / beak / spout (of teapot etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ci3 =
c + Ø3

this / these | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

These boots are made for walking! The King of Chu cannot get his boots off in the space station. First he tries with the help of a large ladle, then he switches to a big barrier, which finally works. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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bi3 =
bi + Ø3

dagger / ladle / ancient type of spoon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr plays a game inside the space station using zero gravity: using a big ladle and a shovel as bats, she beats a banana back and forth. - 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
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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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jiao3 =
ji + ao3

angle / corner / horn / horn-shaped / unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne Arc finds a hurt crane in a corner inside of Taos Pueblo. The crane hurt itself with a sharp horn earlier, which is now lying in another corner. Jeanne pulls out her first aid kit and administers first aid. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a horn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


jue2 =
ju + e2

surname Jue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jue2 =
ju + e2

role (theater) / to compete / ancient three legged wine vessel / third note of pentatonic scale | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zeus is practising his theatre role just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion: he's gonna play the dying swan. A crane flies by and sees him, thinking Zeus is really dying, and instantly starts administering first aid with a first aid kit he coincidentally carried around. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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yong4 =
yu + (e)ng4

to use / to employ / to have to / to eat or drink / expense or outlay / usefulness / hence / therefore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a first aid kit. Can you see the cross on the container? - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Aphrodite hurt her leg when she slipped in Stonehenge's bathroom. The moon helps her to splint her leg using the bathroom's first aid kit and a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

zu

Zapatista Zebra - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei3

Inside the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zui3

chun2
lip / CL:片[pian4] (HSK level 6)

duo1

zui3
talkative / to speak out of turn / to blab / to shoot one's mouth off / rumors fly

ya1

zui3

shou4
platypus

zui3

li3
mouth / in the mouth / on one's lips / speech / words

ding3

zui3
to talk back / to answer back

zui3

kuai4
to have loose lips

zui3

ba5
mouth / CL:張|张[zhang1] / slap in the face / CL:個|个[ge4]

wei2

zui3
(baby) bib

he2

bu4

long3

zui3
unable to conceal one's happiness, amazement, shock etc / grinning from ear to ear / mouth agape / gobsmacked

zui3

lian3
features, face (esp. derogatorily) / look / appearance / countenance

zi1

ya2

lie3

zui3
to grimace (in pain) / to show one's teeth / to bare one's fangs

zhang3

zui3
to slap

qi1

zui3

ba1

she2
lively discussion with everybody talking at once

kuai4

zui3
unable to keep one's thoughts to oneself / blabbermouth / CL:張|张[zhang1]

zhu4

zui3
to hold one's tongue / Shut up!

shua3

pin2

zui3
(coll.) to wag one's tongue / to indulge in idle gossip and silly jokes / to chatter endlessly / to speak glibly

nai3

zui3
nipple (on baby's bottle) / pacifier

shua3

zui3

pi2

zi5
to talk glibly / to talk big / to be all talk

zui3

jiao3
corner of the mouth

you2

zui3
eloquent and cunning / silver tongued

dou4

zui3
to quarrel / to bicker / glib repartee

pen1

zui3
nozzle / extrusion nozzle

zui3

ying4
reluctant to admit a mistake

jiang4

zui3
to talk back / to reply defiantly

man3

zui3
a mouthful

chao3

zui3
to quarrel

ban4

zui3
to bicker / to squabble / to quarrel

zui3

pi2

zi5
lit. lips / glib talker / having a ready tongue

huan2

zui3
to retort / to answer back

jue1

zui3
to pout (to express anger or displeasure)

chan2

zui3
gluttonous / glutton

pin2

zui3
talkative / garrulous / loquacious / flippant / jocular

cha1

zui3
to interrupt (sb talking) / to butt in / to cut into a conversation

ling2

zui3
nibbles / snacks between meals

zou3

zui3
a slip of the tongue / to blurt out (a secret or stupid mistake)

tan1

zui3
gluttonous

rao4

zui3
hard to get one's mouth around / a tongue-twister

zui3

chang3
to have a loose tongue / talkative

zui3

sun3
(dialect) sharp-tongued / harsh

zi1

ya2

lie3

zui3
to grimace (in pain) / to show one's teeth / to bare one's fangs

Example sentences for

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