qian4 =
qi + an4

deficient / to owe / to lack / yawn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is pretty annoyed by Neanderthal Man, who is quarreling with a crane in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Neanderthal Man owes the crane some money. The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


qian4

jia1
suboptimal / subpar / not good enough

ha1

qian5
yawn

qian4

zhang4
to owe a debt / debt / obligation

qian4

zhai4
to owe a debt / the sum owed

qian4

tiao2
IOU / certificate of indebtedness

qian4

tuo3
not very proper or appropriate / not satisfactory or dependable

qian4

kuan3
to owe a debt / balance due / debts

kui1

qian4
to fall short of / to have a deficit / deficit / deficiency

qian4

que1
lapse / deficiency

tuo1

qian4
in arrears / behind in payments / to default on one's debts

qian4

an1
ill (euphemism)

qian4

fei4
to be in arrears / to be out of credit / amount owing

he1

qian4
to yawn

she1

qian4
to offer credit / credit transaction / to buy or sell on account

qian4

xin1
to owe wages / back pay / wages arrears

liang3

bu4

xiang1

qian4
to be even / to be quits / to be even-steven

zhi3

qian4

dong1

feng1
all we need is an east wind (idiom); lacking only one tiny crucial item

wei3

qian4
balance due / small balance still to pay / final remaining debt

da3

he1

qian4
to yawn

qian4

bian3
annoying / infuriating / deserving of a good spanking

qian4

zou4
to need a spanking

hu4

bu4

xiang1

qian4
see 兩不相欠|两不相欠[liang3 bu4 xiang1 qian4]

qian4

shen1
to half rise out of one's chair (a polite gesture)

qian4

xiang4
liabilities / debt

duan3

qian4
to fall short in one's payments / to lack / to be short of

wan4

shi4

ju4

bei4

,

zhi3

qian4

dong1

feng1
lit. everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom) / fig. lacking only one tiny crucial item

wan4

shi4

jie1

bei4

,

zhi3

qian4

dong1

feng1
everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom) / lacking only one tiny crucial item / also written 萬事俱備,只欠東風|万事俱备,只欠东风

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