ta3 =
t + a3

pagoda / tower / minaret / stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo) / CL:座[zuo4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) opened a minaret (塔) in the Adziogol lighthouse (a3). Because he is too lazy to sing himself all day, he set up an answering machine (荅) to play the prayers and built a funnel out of clay (土) for better sound. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 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,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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da2 =
d + a2

to answer / agree | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) hears someone speaking on the answering machine (荅) just inside the Adziogol lighthouse's entrance (a2). He would like to answer it himself, but he accidentally glued (合) sheets of artificial lawn (艹) to his hands earlier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ge3 =
g + e3

100 ml / one-tenth of a peck / measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng 升 or liter, or one-hundredth dou 斗 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

he2 =
h + e2

to close / to join / to fit / to be equal to / whole / together / round (in battle) / conjunction (astronomy) / 1st note of pentatonic scale / old variant of 盒[he2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, Hamlet is preparing holiday decorations. He wants to be lazy and cover Halloween as well as Christmas at the same time, so he carved out a mandarin and glued a pointed cap to its top using a tube of glue. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a tube of glue. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
a3

In the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


bu4

lie4

ta3

ni2
Brittany or Bretagne, area of western France

bao3

ta3
pagoda

dian4

shi4

ta3
TV tower

jin1

ta3
Jinta county in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu

ta3

jian1
spire / peak of a pagoda

ta3

li4

ban1
Taliban (Farsi: student), Afghan guerrilla faction

ta3

xi1

ti2
Tahiti, island of the Society Islands group in French Polynesia

si1

ta3
西
xi1
Stacy (name)

ai1

ta3
ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna or Basque homeland and freedom), Basque armed separatist group

ta3

la1

wa3
Tarawa, capital of Kiribati

xie2

ta3
leaning tower

ken3

ta3

ji1

zhou1
Kentucky, US state

ta3

lou2
tower (of building)

leng3

que4

ta3
cooling tower

ta3

ji2

ke4

si1

tan3
Tajikistan

ta3

tai2
control tower

tie3

ta3
iron tower

bei4

ta3
beta (Greek letter Ββ)

ta3

fu1

chou2
taffeta

ta3

luo2
tarot (loanword)

a1

si1

ta3

na4
Astana, capital of Kazakhstan

ta3

lin2
Tallinn, capital of Estonia

ta3

ji2

ke4

ren2
Tajik (person)

ta3

ji2

ke4
Tajik ethnic group / Tajikistan, former Soviet republic adjoining Xinjiang and Afghanistan

ta3

he2
Tahe county in Daxing'anling prefecture 大興安嶺地區|大兴安岭地区, Heilongjiang

pao4

ta3
gun turret

na4

ta3

li4
Natalie (name)

fu2

si1

ta3

fu1
Falstaff (Shakespearian character)

fa3

ta3

he4
Fatah, Palestinian organization

sang1

ta3

na4
Santana (name)

a1

er3

bo2

ta3
Alberta province of Canada, capital Edmonton 埃德蒙頓|埃德蒙顿[Ai1 de2 meng2 dun4]

ba1

bie2

ta3
Tower of Babel, in Genesis 11:5-foll.

ai4

er3

mi3

ta3

shi2
Ermitazh or Hermitage museum in St Peterburg

xiang4

ya2

ta3
ivory tower

deng1

ta3
lighthouse / CL:座[zuo4]

ta3

ta3

er3
Tatar ethnic group of Xinjiang

guan1

ta3

na4

mo2

wan1
Guantanamo Bay (in Cuba)

ai4

ta3
eta (Greek letter Ηη)

jin1

zi4

ta3
pyramid (building or structure)

jian1

ta3
spire / minaret

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