li2 =
li + Ø2

mythical beast (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li2 =
li + Ø2

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li2 =
li + Ø2

to leave / to part from / to be away from / (in giving distances) from / without (sth) / independent of / one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing fire / ☲ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: from 离心机 or 离心分离机, a centrifuge. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Li Qingzhao is about to leave the space station. As a souvenir she put her beret in the space station's centrifuge and got a demon mask out. Angrily she tramples on the demon mask because what she wanted was a nice and modern hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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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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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xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

terrible / fearful | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

vicious / fierce / ominous / inauspicious / famine / variant of 兇|凶[xiong1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes tried out an electric demon mask in front of Stonehenge, but now he can't take it off anymore. He already tried to pull at its cable, but it didn't work. Maybe he has more luck using pliers to pull at the mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a vicious demon mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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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qu1 =
qu + Ø1

receptacle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: receptacle as in wall plug. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Cupid wants to recharge his phone just in front of the space station, but he can't find a receptacle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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rou2 =
r + ou2

trample | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe spent the whole day following a map around just inside the Louvre's entrance, expecting to find an invaluable treasure. Instead he just found a fake nose, and infuriated, he tramples on this damned map. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 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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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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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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, 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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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


li2

kai1
to depart / to leave (HSK level 3)

ju4

li2
distance / CL:個|个[ge4] / to be apart from (HSK level 4)

li2

hun1
to divorce / divorced from (one's spouse) (HSK level 5)

ge2

li2
to separate / to isolate (HSK level 6)

tuo1

li2
to separate oneself from / to break away from / diastasis (medicine) / abscission / abjunction (botany) (HSK level 6)

cha4

bu4

li2
not much different / similar / ordinary / nearly

guang1

guai4

lu4

li2
monstrous and multicolored / grotesque and variegated

sheng1

li2

si3

bie2
separated in life and death / to part for ever

li2

xin1

li4
centrifugal force

li2

san4
(of family members) separated from one another / scattered about / dispersed / (math.) discrete

dian4

li2
ion / ionized (e.g. gas)

zhi1

li2

po4

sui4
scattered and smashed (idiom)

xing2

ying3

bu4

li2
inseparable (as form and shadow)

li2

ren4
to leave office / to leave one's post

li2

xin1

ji1
centrifuge

dian4

li2

ceng2
ionosphere

li2

zi3
ion

li2

bie2
to leave (on a long journey) / to part from sb

fen1

li2
to separate

tao2

li2
to run out / to escape

li2

yi4
to divorce

dian1

pei4

liu2

li2
homeless and miserable (idiom); to wander about in a desperate plight / to drift

li2

an4
offshore

che4

li2
to withdraw from / to evacuate

mi2

li2
blurred / hard to make out distinctly

li2

qu4
to leave / to exit

bei4

li2
to depart from / to deviate from / deviation

cun4

bu4

bu4

li2
to follow somebody closely; to keep close to (idiom)

li2

xiang1

bei4

jing3
to live far from home (idiom) / away from one's native place / to leave for a foreign land

li2

he2

qi4
clutch

li2

pu3
excessive / beyond reasonable limits / irregular

bo1

li2
to peel / to strip / to peel off / to come off (of tissue, skin, covering etc)

pian1

li2
to deviate / to diverge / to wander

shi3

li2
to steer (the plane) away from / to drive away (from a place) / to leave

bie2

li2
to take leave of / to leave / separation

you2

li2
to disassociate / to drift away / to leave (a collective) / free (component)

bei4

jing3

li2

xiang1
to leave one's native place, esp. against one's will (idiom)

li2

dui4
leave one's post

li2

jian4
to drive a wedge between (allies, partners etc)

mao4

he2

shen2

li2
the appearance of unity, but divided at heart (idiom); seeming harmony belies underlying disagreement

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