pei2 =
p + ei2

to cultivate / to earth up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Pinocchio (p) has been cultivating (培) a big compost heap in the Eiffel tower's kitchen (ei2). He uses his own poo-poo (咅), which is just humus, and earthed it up in a compartment made of earth (土). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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pou3 =
p + ou3

pooh / pah / bah / (today used as a phonetic component in 部[bu4], 倍[bei4], 培[pei2], 剖[pou1] etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Pinocchio (p) ate too many mandarins (口), so he has to make a big poo-poo (咅) into a vase (立) in the Louvre (ou3). It is very stinky, so all other visitors exclaim "bah!" (咅) as they pass the vase. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 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, about 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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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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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 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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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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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, about 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, about 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,
almost 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, 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

p

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ei2

Just inside the entrance of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

In the Eiffel tower's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting

Words with


pei2

yang3
to cultivate / to breed / to foster / to nurture / to educate / to groom (for a position) / education / fostering / culture (biology) (HSK level 5)

pei2

yu4
to train / to breed (HSK level 6)

pei2

xun4
to cultivate / to train / to groom / training (HSK level 6)

zai1

pei2
to grow / to cultivate / to train / to educate / to patronize (HSK level 6)

pei2

yang3

ye4
culture fluid (in biological lab.)

ge1

pei2

er3
Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945), German Nazi leader and politician

pei2

xun4

ban1
training class

kan1

pei2

la1
Canberra, capital of Australia

pei2

yang3

min3
Petri dish

pei2

yang3

ji1
culture medium

an1

pei2
ampere (loanword)

pei2

zhi2
to cultivate / to train / cultivation / training

pei2

gen1
bacon (loanword)

pang2

pei2
Pompeium, Roman town in Bay of Naples destroyed by eruption of Vesuvius in 79 / Pompey (Roman general)

en1

pei2

duo1

ke4

lei1
Empedocles (490-430 BC), Greek Sicilian pre-Socratic philosopher

sen1

lin2

pei2

yu4
forestry / silviculture

fa3

lan2
西
xi1

si1

·

pei2

gen1
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English renaissance philosopher and early scientist

hong2

bo2

pei2
Jon Huntsman, Jr. (1960-) Governor of Utah from 2005 to 2009, US Ambassador to China since August 2009

xi4

bao1

pei2

yang3
cell culture

xi4

bao1

pei2

yang3

qi4
cell cultivator

cai4

yuan2

pei2
Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940), liberal educationalist, studied in Germany, President of Beijing University 1917-19, minister of education for Guomindang

tan2

xin1

pei2
Tan Xinpei (1847-1917), noted opera actor

tong1

shi2

pei2

xun4
general culture

a1

wang4

qu1

pei2
Ngawang Choephel (1966-), Tibetan musicologist and dissident, Fullbright scholar (1993-1994), jailed 1995-2002 then released to US

jia1

pei2
cultivated / home grown

pei2

ya4
Praia, capital of Cape Verde (Tw)

pei2

xiu1
to repair earthworks

pei2

le4

zi1
Perez (name)

pei2

tu3
to earth up

pei2

li3

ke4

li4

si1
Pericles (c. 495-429 BC), Athenian strategist and politician before and at the start of the Peloponnesian war / also written 伯里克利[Bo2 li3 ke4 li4]

an1

pei2

xiao3

shi2
ampere-hour (Ah)

an1

pei2

biao3
ammeter

an1

pei2

ji4
ammeter (loanword from "ampere meter")

ding4

xiang4

pei2

yu4
directed breeding

kan3

pei2

la1
Canberra, capital of Australia (Tw)

jiu4

ye4

pei2

xun4
employment training

fu2

lan2
西
xi1

si1

·

pei2

gen1
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English renaissance philosopher and early scientist

wei1

an1

pei2
microampere (one millionth of amp)

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