lai2 =
l + ai2

to come / to arrive / to come round / ever since / next | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: mailwoman. Lancelot is super happy that his inflatable crocodile and live size Ai Weiwei puppet finally arrived. The mailwoman delivered them straight to the entrance of the palace. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wei4 =
w + ei4

not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Shortly after finishing a new installation in the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Ai Weiwei is imprisoned by Willy Walrus, because—out of all places—Ai Weiwei put his new installation right into Willy Walrus's toilet. Ai Weiwei's installation is a Christmas tree with a tiny, slightly tilted flute on top. Ai Weiwei would really, really like to correct the tilted flute, but so far, Willy Walrus has not yet let him out. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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,
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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: 1

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ai2

"ai2" is just inside the entrance of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jiang1

lai2
in the future / future / the future / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

cong2

lai2
always / at all times / never (if used in negative sentence) (HSK level 4)

ben3

lai2
original / originally / at first / it goes without saying / of course (HSK level 4)

lai2

bu5

ji2
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth) (HSK level 4)

lai2

de5

ji2
there's still time / able to do sth in time (HSK level 4)

qi5

lai5
(after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after 站[zhan4]) / bringing things together (e.g. after 收拾[shou1 shi5]) / (after a perception verb, e.g. 看[kan4]) expressing preliminary judgement (HSK level 4)

qi3

lai5
to stand up / to get up (HSK level 4)

yuan2

lai2
original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out (HSK level 4)

hou4

lai2
afterwards / later (HSK level 4)

kan4

lai5
apparently / it seems that (HSK level 5)

lai2

zi4
to come from (a place) / From: (in email header) (HSK level 5)

wei4

lai2
future / tomorrow / CL:個|个[ge4] / approaching / coming / pending (HSK level 5)

yi3

lai2
since (a previous event) (HSK level 5)

lai2

li4
history / antecedents / origin (HSK level 6)

xiang4

lai2
always (previously) (HSK level 6)

lai2

yuan2
source (of information etc) / origin (HSK level 6)

ku3

jin4

gan1

lai2
bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good times just beginning (HSK level 6)

jin4

lai2
recently / lately (HSK level 6)

li4

lai2
always / throughout (a period of time) / (of) all-time (HSK level 6)

ji4

wang3

kai1

lai2
to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages (HSK level 6)

dao4

lai2
to arrive / arrival / advent

xiang3

lai2
it may be assumed that

he2

de5

lai2
to get along well / compatible / also written 和得來|和得来[he2 de5 lai2]

su4

lai2
usually

zi4

gu3

yi3

lai2
since ancient times

gu3

wang3

jin1

lai2
since ancient times / since times immemorial

shi2

bu4

zai4

lai2
Time that has passed will never come back. (idiom)

bu4

lai2

mei2
Bremen (city)

hu2

lai2
to act arbitrarily regardless of the rules / to mess with sth / to make a hash of things / to cause trouble

zi4

lai2

shui3
running water / tap water

you3

sheng1

yi3

lai2
since birth / for one's whole life

kan4

qi3

lai2
seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be

lai2

lu4

bu4

ming2
unidentified origin / no-one knows where it comes from / of dubious background

zhi2

lai2

zhi2

qu4
there and back without delay

jin4

lai2
to come in

lai2

tou2
cause / reason / interest / influence

lai2

long2

qu4

mai4
lit. mountain has a connecting pulse throughout like a dragon (idiom, from fengshui); sequence of events / pedigree / cause and effects / the whys and wherefores / where sth comes from and where it goes / ins and outs

he2

bu4

lai2
unable to get along together / incompatible

shan1

shan1

lai2

chi2
to be late / to arrive slowly / to be slow in the coming

ying2

mian4

er2

lai2
directly / head-on (collision) / in one's face (of wind)

Example sentences for

 
king - back - (le)
The king is back
 
kids - train-start
Kids, start your training
 
Bring here - I, old Sun - 's - large ringed sword
Bring me my ringed sword
 
Kids - here - wait shortly - a moment - I - go for a bit - promptly come back
Kids, wait for me here. I will go and return in no time
 
where - come - evil spirit?
Where do you come from, you evil spirit?
 
Come - do - what
What are you here for?
 
As it turns out - is - tortoise - shrimp - two - generals
So here are the two generals tortoise and shrimp

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