po1 =
p + o1

slope / CL:個|个[ge4] / sloping / slanted | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
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,
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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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,
about 3 years ago


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pi2 =
pi + Ø2

surname Pi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pi2 =
pi + Ø2

leather / skin / fur / CL:張|张[zhang1] / pico- (one trillionth) / naughty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cow's hide. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station Pocahontas destroys her cow's hide with a sickle because she decided to go vegan. Instead of leather she'll wear a banana peel as coat, boxing gloves as shoes and a big dinosaur bone as long hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


New mnemonic symbol, since I also use the cow's hide for 革: leather shoes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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丿
+

+
xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago


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+
丿
+

+
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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+
丿
+

+
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the 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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+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

p

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
o1

In front of Olavinlinna Castle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


ji2

long2

po1
Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia

xie2

po1
slope / incline

po1

du4
gradient / slope

shan1

po1
hillside

xin1

jia1

po1
Singapore

shang4

po1

lu4
uphill road / slope up / fig. upward trend / progress

xia4

po1

lu4
downhill road / slope down / fig. to go downhill / on the decline

xia4

po1
downhill

zou3

xia4

po1

lu4
to go downhill / to decline / to slump

ke1

lun2

po1
Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka

shang4

po1
uphill / upslope / to move upwards / to climb a slope

dou3

po1
steep incline / water chute / sluice

po1

dao4
road on a slope / inclined path / ramp

hua2

po1
rockslide / landslip / landslide / mudslide / fig. slump / downturn / to decline

dong1

po1
Dongpo District of Meishan City 眉山市[Mei2 shan1 Shi4], Sichuan

su1

dong1

po1
Su Dongpo, another name for Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼 (1037-1101), northern Song writer and calligrapher

xin1

jia1

po1

ren2
Singaporean person / Singaporean

xin1

jia1

po1

guo2

li4

da4

xue2
National University of Singapore

dong1

po1

qu1
Dongpo District of Meishan City 眉山市[Mei2 shan1 Shi4], Sichuan

dong1

po1

rou4
stir-fried pork, favorite of Northern Song writer Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼, a.k.a. Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡

dong1

po1

zhou3

zi5
Dongpo pork shoulder, traditional dish said to have been created by Northern Song dynasty writer Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡

song1

po1

hu2
see 草海[Cao3 hai3]

sha1

po1

tou2
Shapo district of Zhongwei city 中衛市|中卫市[Zhong1 wei4 shi4], Ningxia

sha1

po1

tou2

qu1
Shapo district of Zhongwei city 中衛市|中卫市[Zhong1 wei4 shi4], Ningxia

shang4

po1

duan4
uphill section (of a race)

na4

po1
Napo county in Baise 百色[Bai3 se4], Guangxi

na4

po1

xian4
Napo county in Baise 百色[Bai3 se4], Guangxi

chang2

ban3

po1

qi1

jin4

qi1

chu1
famous scene in Romance of the Three Kingdoms in which Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云 charges seven times through the ranks of Cao Cao's armies

lu4

po1
continental slope (boundary of continental shelf)

ma2

li4

po1
Malipo county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州[Wen2 shan1 Zhuang4 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

jiu3

long2

po1
Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan

ma2

li4

po1

xian4
Malipo county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州[Wen2 shan1 Zhuang4 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

jiu3

long2

po1

qu1
Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan

bei3

po1
north slope

ban4

po1
Banpo neolithic Yangshao culture archaeological site east of Xi'an 西安

ban4

po1

cun1
archaeological site near Xi'an

ban4

po1

yi2

zhi3
Banpo neolithic Yangshao culture archaeological site east of Xi'an 西安

nan2

po1
south slope

ke3

lun2

po1
Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka (Tw)

zuo4

po1
kick-back / bribe / to sit leaning backwards (dialect) (slang)

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