bao3 =
b + ao3

an earthwork / castle / position of defense / stronghold / used in place names, often as phonetic bao for "burg" or "bad" | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pu4 =
pu + Ø4

variant of 鋪|铺[pu4] / used in place names | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
bao3 =
b + ao3

Bulgaria / Bulgarian / abbr. for 保加利亞|保加利亚[Bao3 jia1 li4 ya4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bao3 =
b + ao3

to defend / to protect / to keep / to guarantee / to ensure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a safe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In the Taos Pueblo, the fool and Rosa Luxemburg unite their forces to protect the world and try to lock Beelzebub in a safe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - 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


=
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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dai1 =
d + ai1

foolish / stupid / expressionless / blank / to stay | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The fool wants to make fun of Don Quixote in front of the palace. To fool him, he set up a Christmas tree to look like a huge animal by putting a mandarin on top which looks like the head of the animal. Don Quixote thinks he met his arch enemy and starts to charge the construction, much to the fool's delight. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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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+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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


=
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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+
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


=

+
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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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


=

+
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


=

+
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


=

+
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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

b

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
pu

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

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


cheng2

bao3
castle / rook (chess piece) (HSK level 6)

si1

te4

la1

si1

bao3
Strasbourg

wei1

lian2

si1

bao3
Williamsburg, Virginia

han4

bao3
Hamburg (German city)

han4

bao3
hamburger (loanword)

diao1

bao3
pillbox (military fortification) / blockhouse

yi1

si1

tan3

bao3
Istanbul (Tw)

ai4

ding1

bao3
Edinburgh, capital of Scotland

ha1

bu4

si1

bao3
Hapsburg (European dynasty)

sha1

bao3
sandcastle

bo2

lan2

deng1

bao3
Brandenburg (e.g. gate, concertos)

sheng4

bi3

de2

bao3
Saint Petersburg (city in Russia)

niu3

lun2

bao3
Nürnberg or Nuremberg, town in Bavaria, Germany

di4

bao3
bunker (underground fortification)

han4

bao3

bao1
hamburger (loanword)

yi1

si1

lan2

bao3
Islamabad, capital of Pakistan

hai3

de2

bao3
Heidelberg

hai3

de2

er3

bao3
Heidelberg / also written 海德堡

hai3

sen1

bao3
Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976), German physicist / also written 海森伯

sa4

er3

ci2

bao3
Salzburg

ha1

li3

si1

bao3
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

hong2

bao3
Humboldt

bao3

lei3
fort

lu2

sen1

bao3
Luxembourg

yue1

han4

nei4

si1

bao3
Johannesburg, South Africa

gu3

bao3
ancient castle

jun1

shi4

tan3

ding1

bao3
Constantinople, capital of Byzantium

du4

yi1

si1

bao3
Duisburg city in the Ruhr 魯爾區|鲁尔区, Germany

an4

bao3
bunker

hong2

si4

bao3

zhen4
Hongsibao district of Wuzhong city 吳忠市|吴忠市[Wu2 zhong1 shi4], Ningxia

kao3

bo1

shi2

bao3
Kaposvár in southwest Hungary (German: Ruppertsburg), capital of Somogy county 紹莫吉州|绍莫吉州

ai4

deng1

bao3
Attenborough (name) / David Attenborough (1926-), British naturalist and broadcaster, author of Life on Earth 地球上的生物[di4 qiu2 shang4 de5 sheng1 wu4]

ye4

ka3

jie2

lin2

bao3
Yekaterinburg (Russian city, also known as Ekaterinburg or Sverdlovsk)

sa4

er3

pu3

si1

bao3
Sarpsborg (city in Østfold, Norway)

ma3

ge2

de2

bao3
Magdeburg (German city)

ma3

er3

bao3

bing4

du2
Marburg virus

mai4

xiang1

bao3
Big Mac hamburger (Taiwan)

pang2

jia1

bao3

qu1
Pangjiabao district of Zhangjiakou city, Hebei

ye4

ka3

te4

lin2

na4

bao3
Ekaterinaburg or Ekaterinburg (formerly Sverdlovsk), Russian town on the Ural mountains

pi3

zi1

bao3
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania)

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