qi1 =
qi + Ø1

a period of time / phase / stage / (used for issue of a periodical, courses of study) / time / term / period / to hope / Taiwan pr. [qi2] / cycle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Recently the Queen of Hearts (qi) has become an astronomer. In front of the space station (Ø1) she sits on top of a watchtower (其) and watches the moon (月). From the moon's movement around the tower she wants to calculate its period and phase (期). She didn't consider though that not only the moon is orbiting around her, she is also orbiting the moon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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qi2 =
qi + Ø2

his / her / its / theirs / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a watchtower. The Queen of Hearts is on lookout on the watchtower just inside the space station's entrance. The Eye of Providence helps her to look out for intruders. They also spread some eight balls for possible intruders to trip on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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, 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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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xing1

qi1
week / CL:個|个[ge4] / day of the week / Sunday (HSK level 1)

qi1

jian1
period of time / time / time period / period / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shi2

qi1
period / phase / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ri4

qi1
date / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xue2

qi1
term / semester / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

qi1

dai4
to look forward to / to await / expectation (HSK level 5)

guo4

qi1
to be overdue / to exceed the time limit / to expire (as in expiration date) (HSK level 5)

qi1

wang4
to have expectations / to earnestly hope / expectation / hope (HSK level 6)

zhou1

qi1
period / cycle (HSK level 6)

wei2

qi1
(to be done) by (a certain date) / lasting (a certain time) (HSK level 6)

yu4

qi1
to expect / to anticipate (HSK level 6)

qi1

xian4
time limit / deadline / allotted time (HSK level 6)

yan2

qi1
to delay / to extend / to postpone / to defer (HSK level 6)

ding4

qi1
regularly / at regular intervals (HSK level 6)

jin4

qi1
near in time / in the near future / very soon / recent

fen1

qi1
by stages / staggered / step by step / in installments

qi1

man3
to expire / to run out / to come to an end

xing1

qi1

ri4
Sunday / CL:個|个[ge4]

chu1

qi1
initial stage / beginning period

bu4

qi1

er2

yu4
meet by chance / have a chance encounter

jia1

qi1
wedding day / day of tryst

qi1

quan2
option

shu3

qi1
summer vacation time

gong1

qi1
time allocated for a project / completion date

hou4

qi1
late stage / later period

ren4

qi1
term of office

wan3

qi1
later period / end stage / terminal

zhong1

qi1
mid-term

yi3

qi1
in order to / hoping to / attempting to / waiting for

qi1

kan1
periodical

jia4

qi1
vacation

xing1

qi1

wu3
Friday

qi1

zhong1
interim / midterm

xing1

qi1

liu4
Saturday

geng1

nian2

qi1
menopause / andropause

yao2

yao2

wu2

qi1
far in the indefinite future (idiom); so far away it seems forever

hou4

hui4

you3

qi1
I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom) / Hope to see you again.

qian2

qi1
preceding period / early stage

xing1

qi1

tian1
Sunday / CL:個|个[ge4]

wu2

qi1

tu2

xing2
life imprisonment

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