ji1 =
ji + Ø1

odd (number) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

qi2 =
qi + Ø2

strange / odd / weird / wonderful / surprisingly / unusually | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: cappuccino (卡布奇诺)

The Queen of Hearts (qi) craves a cappuccino (奇) just inside the entrance of the space station (Ø2), and the robot (大) has one in his robot hands. He will give it to the Queen of Hearts under one weird (奇) condition: she shall prove that she's worth to receive the cappuccino by sitting on a bed of nails (可). The Queen agrees and pretends to be in much vain, but really she's just pretending since there is no gravity in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ke3 =
k + e3

can / may / able to / to approve / to permit / to suit / (particle used for emphasis) certainly / very | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Marx is challenging his abilities in the Erechtheion. He tries to force a nail into a mandarin, just by using his head. On top of that he tries to do so one thousand times, in order to create a bed of nails. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


ke4 =
k + e4

see 可汗[ke4 han2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ding1 =
di + (e)ng1

surname Ding | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ding1 =
di + (e)ng1

fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / fourth in order / letter "D" or roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / butyl / cubes (of food) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Dorothy Gale balances a flute on a crowbar in front of Stonehenge. For this trick, she wins the fourth place in an artists competition and gets a quarter of a pizza as prize. Unfortunately, there is a big nail on the pizza piece. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 4 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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丿
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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,
almost 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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


qi2

guai4
strange / odd / to marvel / to be baffled (HSK level 3)

qi2

ji4
miracle / miraculous / wonder / marvel (HSK level 5)

hao4

qi2
inquisitive / curious / inquisitiveness / curiosity (HSK level 5)

qi2

miao4
fantastic / wonderful (HSK level 6)

jing1

qi2
to be amazed / to be surprised / to wonder (HSK level 6)

shen2

qi2
magical / mystical / miraculous (HSK level 6)

chu1

qi2
extraordinary / exceptional / unusual

qian1

qi2

bai3

guai4
fantastic oddities of every description (idiom)

xin1

qi2
novelty / new and odd

qi2

shi4
marvel

chuan2

qi2
legendary / fantasy saga / romance / short stories of the Tang and Song Dynasty

meng2

tai4

qi2
montage (film) (loanword)

qu3

qi2
cookie (loanword)

qi2

tan2
odd story / exotic tale / fig. ridiculous argument

xi1

qi2
rare / strange

qi2

jing3
marvel

gu3

qi2
Gucci (brand)

ma3

qi2

duo3
macchiato (loanword) / latte macchiato (coffee)

ka3

bu4

qi2

nuo4
cappuccino (coffee)

qi2

wa3

wa3
Chihuahua, Mexico

qi2

cai2
genius

xi1

qi2
rare / strange

bu4

zu2

wei2

qi2
not at all surprising (idiom)

qi2

ren2
an eccentric / odd person / extraordinary talent

qi2

huan4
fantasy (fiction)

wei2

qi2
Pope Vigilius (in office 537-555) / phonetic -vich or -wich in Russian names

ping2

dan4

wu2

qi2
ordinary and mediocre (idiom); nothing to write home about

ke4

lai4

si1

te4

che4

qi2
Christchurch (New Zealand city)

he4

qi2

pa4

qi2
Hufflepuff (Harry Potter)

tun2

ji1

ju1

qi2
to hoard and profiteer / to speculate

qi2

que1
very short of (food, clean water etc) / extreme shortage / deficit

qi2

jue2
strange / rare / bizarre

qi2

bing1
troops appearing suddenly (in a raid or ambush)

mi3

qi2
Mickey or Mitch (name)

qi2

yu4
happy encounter / fortuitous meeting / adventure

qi2

guan1
spectacle / impressive sight

xi1

qi2

gu3

guai4
crazy / bizarre / weird / fantastic / strange

qi2

xi2
surprise attack / raid

ka3

la1

qi2
Karachi (Pakistan)

dao4

qi2
Dodge, US automobile brand, division of Chrysler LLC

Example sentences for

 
this - has - what - strange
What is this strange thing?
 
everywhere - gold and jade in glorious splendor - everywhere - rare flowers
Everywhere is gold and jade in glorious splendor, all over are very rare flowers and herbs

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