bu4 =
bu + Ø4

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu4 =
bu + Ø4

a step / a pace / walk / march / stages in a process / situation | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a five-paced viper, 五步蛇.

Bruno Bear (bu) was strolling (步) around the space station's bathroom (Ø4) with a dinosaur bone (丨) as walking (步) stick in his hands. He disregarded the barrier (止) marking the wild, forbidden area lightheartedly and just jumped over it whistling a joyful tune. But shortly afterwards he made a terrible realization: only five paces (步)away there was a five-paced viper (步) hiding under a petal leaf (丶)! Bruno knew the viper was after him, so he tried to keep it at distance using his dinosaur bone and feeding it bananas (丿) while at the same time slowly backing up to the barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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丿
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, about 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,
almost 3 years ago


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

bu

"bu" is for Bruno Bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


pao3

bu4
to run / to jog / (military) to march at the double (HSK level 2)

san4

bu4
to take a walk / to go for a walk (HSK level 4)

jin4

bu4
progress / improvement / to improve / to progress / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhu2

bu4
progressively / step by step (HSK level 5)
退
tui4

bu4
to do less well than before / to make a concession / setback / backward step / leeway / room to maneuver / fallback (HSK level 5)

bu4

zhou4
procedure / step (HSK level 5)

di4

bu4
condition / situation / plight / extent / room for action (HSK level 6)

chu1

bu4
initial / preliminary / tentative (HSK level 6)

rang4

bu4
to concede / to give in / to yield / a concession (HSK level 6)

bu4

fa2
pace / (measured) step / march (HSK level 6)

bu4

bu4
step by step / at every step

zheng4

bu4
goose-step (for military parades)

ju3

bu4

wei2

jian1
to make progress only with great difficulty (idiom)

kuai4

bu4
quick step

yi1

bu4

deng1

tian1
reaching heaven in a single bound (idiom); (esp. with negative: don't expect) instant success

zhi3

bu4
to halt / to stop / to go no farther

jin4

yi1

bu4
one step further / to move forward a step / further onwards

yi4

bu4

yi4

qu1
to blindly follow suit (idiom) / to imitate slavishly / to do what everyone else is doing

qi2

bu4
to match (sb's) stride

huan3

bu4
stroll / unhurried walk

wu3

bu4
dance steps

bu4

diao4
gait / marching order / step / pace

bu4

zi5
step / pace

han2

dan1

xue2

bu4
to copy the way they walk in Handan (idiom) / slavishly copying others, one risks becoming a caricature

bu4

fa3
footwork

cun4

bu4

bu4

li2
to follow somebody closely; to keep close to (idiom)

yi1

bu4

dao4

wei4
to settle a matter in one go

kuo4

bu4
to stride forward

wang4

er2

que4

bu4
to shrink back / to flinch

bu4

lu:3

wei2

jian1
to have difficulty walking (idiom) / to walk with difficulty

bu4

xing2
to go on foot / to walk

jiao3

bu4
footstep / step

ta4

bu4
stride / to step (on the spot) / to mark time / at a standstill

ang2

shou3

kuo4

bu4
striding forward with head high (idiom); to walk with spirited and vigorous step / to strut

bu4

qiang1
rifle / CL:把[ba3],枝[zhi1]

liu2

bu4
(said by departing guest) no need to see me out

ping2

bu4

qing1

yun2
to rapidly go up in the world / meteoric rise (of a career, social position etc)

ting2

bu4
to come to a stand / to stop

si4

fang1

bu4
a slow march

xin4

bu4
to wander aimlessly

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