ge2 =
g + e2

kudzu (Pueraria lobata) / hemp cloth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) keeps turning the quiz wheel (曷) in the Erechtheion's kitchen (e2) because he wants to get the hemp cloth (葛) to make a mask out of it, but every time he just wins sheets of artificial lawn (艹). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 17 days ago | add a painting


ge3 =
g + e3

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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he2 =
h + e2

why / how / when / what / where | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

So many questions! That's why I'm gonna represent this with a quiz wheel. Each section of the wheel corresponds to one of the question words.

The beggar from ancient Egypt (匃) is the candidate in a quiz game just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion (e2). His quiz master is Hamlet (h), and the quiz wheel (曷) is spun by the sun (日). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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gai4 =
g + ai4

variant of 丐[gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a beggar from ancient Egypt.

The beggar from ancient Egypt (匃) found work as an elephant (勹) rider. He rides his elephant through the palace's bathroom (ai4) while the elephant carries a sarcophagus (亾) with his trunk. He doesn't know that Guy Fawkes (g) secretly sneaked into the sarcophagus to hitch a ride. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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wang2 =
w + ang2

old variant of 亡[wang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

My mnemonic for 亡 is a tombstone, so this ancient variant gets to be a sarcophagus.

Willy Walrus (w) has to bury Neanderthal Man (人) just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat (ang2). Neanderthal Man is lying in a half open sarcophagus (亾) next to him, and he uses a shovel (乚) to dig the grave. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

g

"g" is for Guy Fawkes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
e3

In the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


zhu1

ge3
two-character surname Zhuge

jiu1

ge2
entanglement / dispute

ge3

you1
Ge You (1957-), Chinese actor

zhu1

ge3

liang4
Zhuge Liang (181-234), military leader and prime minister of Shu Han 蜀漢|蜀汉 during the Three Kingdoms period / the main hero of the fictional Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义, where he is portrayed as a sage and military genius / mastermind

gua1

ge2
intertwined (as melon and vine plants) / interconnected / association (of two things)

ge2

bu4
hemp cloth

bei1

ge3
to boycott (loanword)

bang3

ge2

la4
old Chinese name for Bengal, now written 孟加拉[Meng4 jia1 la1]

zhun3

ge3

er3

pen2

di4
Dzungaria or Jungarian depression in north Xinjiang between Altai and Tianshan

ge2

jin1
hemp headcloth

ge3

mo2
Comoros, East Africa (Tw)

ge2

gen1
tuber of the kudzu vine (Pueraria lobata) used in Chinese medicine

ge3

fa3

weng1
Capernaum (biblical town on the Sea of Galilee)

ge3

hong2
Ge Hong (283-363), Jin dynasty Daoist and alchemist, author of 抱樸子|抱朴子[Bao4 pu3 zi3]

ge2

zhou1

ba4
name of a place, Gezhouba Dam on the Changjiang River, in Sichuan

ge3

rui4

ge2

er3
Gregoire (name)

ge2

fen3
starch of pueraria root / arrowroot flour

ge3

lu:3

zi5
caraway / Persian cumin (Carum carvi)

ge3

lai2

mei3

jiang3
Grammy Award (US prize for music recording) / also written 格萊美獎|格莱美奖

ge2

teng2
tangle of vines / fig. complications

ge3

lan2

su4

shi3

ke4
GlaxoSmithKline, British pharmaceutical company

chang2

ge3
Changge county level city in Shangqiu 商丘[Shang1 qiu1], Henan

shi4

hou4

zhu1

ge3

liang4
a genius in retrospect (idiom); hindsight is 20-20

chang2

ge3

shi4
Changge county level city in Shangqiu 商丘[Shang1 qiu1], Henan

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]

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

,

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

san1

ge4

chou4

pi2

jiang5

,

sai4

guo4

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

san1

ge4

chou4

pi2

jiang5

,

ding3

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

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