kun4 =
ku + (e)n4

to trap / to surround / hard-pressed / stranded / destitute | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

kun4 =
ku + (e)n4

sleepy / tired | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sleeping bag.

Karl Koala has been putting Christmas trees into boxes all day, and now he is very tired. He climbs one of the Christmas trees he already put into a box, slips into his sleeping bag and falls asleep on the tree. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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
+
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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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - 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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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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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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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


kun4

nan5
difficult / challenging / straitened circumstances / difficult situation (HSK level 4)

pin2

kun4
impoverished / poverty (HSK level 6)

kun4

rao3
to perplex / to disturb / to cause complications

qiong2

kun4
destitute / wretched poverty

kun4

huo4
bewildered / perplexed / confused / difficult problem / perplexity

kun4

juan4
tired / weary

kun4

jing4
predicament / in difficulty

kun4

ku3
deprivation / distressed / miserable

kun4

e4
in deep water / difficult situation

kun4

dun4
fatigued / exhausted / poverty-stricken / in straitened circumstances

wei2

kun4
to besiege

kun4

jiong3
embarrassment

kun4

nan2

zai4

yu2
the problem is...

fu2

wei1

ji4

kun4
to help those in distress (idiom)

fu2

pin2

ji4

kun4
to help the poor / almsgiving for the needy / to assist poor households or poor regions

chun1

kun4
spring fatigue / spring fever

ji4

kun4

fu2

wei1
to help those in distress (idiom)

bu4

wei2

jiu3

kun4
not a slave to the bottle / able to enjoy alcohol in moderation / able to hold one's drink

pi2

kun4
fatigued

yi4

jue2

kun4

nan5
to find sth increasingly difficult

kun4

jiao4
(dialect) to sleep

shu1

kun4
to provide financial relief / to bail out (financially) / financial relief / bailout

jing1

ji4

kun4

jing4
economic difficulty

pin2

kun4

di4

qu1
poor region / impoverished area

jiao1

kun4
beset with difficulties

zhou1

ji2

fu2

kun4
disaster relief

dao4

de2

kun4

jing4
ethical dilemma

xian4

ru4

kun4

jing4
to fall into difficulty (e.g. facing bankruptcy)

mian4

lin2

kun4

nan2
to be faced with problems

pin2

kun4

lu:4
poverty rate

ren2

kun4

ma3

fa2
riders tired and horses weary / worn out / exhausted / spent / fatigued
使
shi3

kun4

rao3
to harass

nei4

you1

wai4

kun4
internal trouble and outside aggression (idiom); in a mess both domestically and abroad

wei1

kun4
grave situation

shou4

kun4
trapped / stranded

tun1

yan4

kun4

nan2
dysphagia (medicine)

yan4

xia4

kun4

nan2
dysphagia (medicine)

kun4

shou3
to stand a siege / trapped in a besieged city

kun4

ju2
dilemma / predicament / difficult situation

kun4

huo4

bu4

jie3
to feel perplexed

Example sentences for

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