bei1 =
b + ei1

trophy cup / cup / classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Beelzebub (b) won a trophy cup (杯) for his amazing Christmas tree (木). Actually, it was forbidden to log trees in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1); but Beelzebub didn't care and took the tree anyway. He even took the forbidden sign (不) as well, and as he receives his trophy cup he uses the forbidden sign as a tablet to put the trophy cup on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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bu4 =
bu + Ø4

(negative prefix) / not / no | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bruno Bear is setting up a wind wheel with a voodoo staff in the space station's bathroom. He also puts a "forbidden" sign on it, to make clear that it may not be stopped. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

b

Beelzebub - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


bei1

zi5
cup / glass / CL:個|个[ge4],支[zhi1],枝[zhi1] (HSK level 1)

gan1

bei1
to drink a toast / Cheers! (proposing a toast) / Here's to you! / Bottoms up! / lit. dry cup (HSK level 4)

jiu3

bei1
wine cup

shao1

bei1
beaker (glassware)

bei1

shui3

che1

xin1
lit. a cup of water on a burning cart of firewood (idiom); fig. an utterly inadequate measure

shi4

jie4

bei1
World Cup

bo1

li5

bei1
drinking glass

cha2

bei1
teacup / tea-glass / cup / mug / CL:隻|只[zhi1]

tan1

bei1
to drink in excess

jiang3

bei1
trophy cup

jiao1

bei1

jiu3
formal exchange of cups of wine between bride and groom as traditional wedding ceremony

zhi3

bei1
paper cup

gao1

jiao3

bei1
goblet

ju3

bei1
to toast sb (with wine etc) / to drink a toast

liang2

bei1
measuring cup / graduated measuring cylinder

peng3

bei1
to win a championship / to come out top / to take the cup

bei1

pan2

lang2

ji2
cups and dishes in complete disorder (idiom); after a riotous drinking party

bei1

jiao3
see 杯珓[bei1 jiao4]

bei1

ge3
to boycott (loanword)

bei1

jiu3

jie3

yuan4
a wine cup dissolves complaints (idiom); a few drinks can ease social interaction

bei1

jiu3

yan2

huan1
a few drinks and a nice conversation (idiom)

bei1

jiu3

shi4

bing1

quan2
to dismiss military hierarchy using wine cups / cf Song founding Emperor Song Taizu 宋太祖 holds a banquet in 961 and persuades his senior army commanders to go home to their provinces

bei1

jiao4
pair of mussel-shaped objects thrown on the ground for divination purposes

ou1

zhou1

bei1
European cup (e.g. soccer)

tang1

mu3

si1

bei1
Thomas cup (international badminton team competition)

bei1

tuo1
a saucer

bei1

gong1

she2

ying3
lit. to see a bow reflected in a cup as a snake (idiom); fig. unnecessary suspicions / overly fearful

bei1

dian4
(beverage) coaster

jiao3

bei1
see 杯珓[bei1 jiao4]

bei1

zhong1

wu4
(lit.) contents of the cup / (fig.) liquor / wine

xu4

bei1
refill (a beverage cup)

zhao4

bei1
cup (bra size)

sheng4

bei1
Holy Grail

dai4

wei2

si1

bei1
Davis cup (international tennis team competition)

dui4

bei1
to raise glasses together / to toast one another

lai2

de2

bei1
the Ryder Cup (US and Europe golf team competition)

su1

di2

man4

bei1
Sudirman cup (world badminton team competition)

shi4

bei1
Petri dish / test dish / trial slide

hao3

jiu3

tan1

bei1
good wine taken in excess (idiom); fond of the bottle

chao1

ji2

bei1
Super cup (various sports) / Super Bowl (American football championship game)

Example sentences for

 
children - come - drink - one - cup
Children, come and drink a cup

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