tu2 =
tu + Ø2

to apply (paint etc) / to smear / to daub / to blot out / to scribble / to scrawl / (literary) mud / street | 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, over 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, over 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,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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tu2 =
tu + Ø2

to apply (paint etc) / to smear / to daub / to blot out / to scribble / to scrawl / (literary) mud / street | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Someone smeared (涂) a graffiti on Tommy Turtle's (tu) sedan chair (余) just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2). Tommy Turtle tries to clean it using a bottle of water (氵). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting


tu2 =
tu + Ø2

surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu2 =
tu + Ø2

variant of 途[tu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

surname Yu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(archaic) I / me / variant of 餘|余[yu2], surplus | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

extra / surplus / remaining / remainder after division / (following numerical value) or more / in excess of (some number) / residue (math.) / after / I / me | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 余车 means "emperor's carriage", and I'll thus represent 余 with a sedan chair. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station, Aphrodite finally has the chance to feel like an emperor. In zero gravity she doesn't need anyone to carry the sedan chair she's sitting on. She set up two sewage pipes right opposite of each other, so as soon as she shoots out of one she enters the other and is redirected to the first one. In this way she can ride her sedan chair in an infinite loop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, about 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "pin"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Let's say this is a sewage pipe which sticks out of the floor. The horizontal line is the floor level, and 小 below it represents the stuff in the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
about 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

tu

Tommy Turtle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


hu2

tu5
muddled / silly / confused (HSK level 5)

tu2

mo3
to paint / to smear / to apply (makeup etc) / to doodle / to erase / to obliterate (HSK level 6)

hu2

tu5
variant of 糊塗|糊涂[hu2 tu5]

tu2

liao4
paint

yi1

bai4

tu2

di4
failed and wiped over the floor (idiom); to fail utterly / a crushing defeat / beaten and in a hopeless position

tu2

zhi1

mo3

fen3
to put on makeup / to prettify

tu2

zhuang1
painted ornament / livery (on airline or company vehicle)

lao3

hu2

tu5
dotard

yi1

ta1

hu2

tu5
muddled and completely collapsing (idiom); in an awful condition / complete shambles / a total mess

hu2

li5

hu2

tu2
confused / vague / indistinct / muddle-headed / mixed up / in a daze

hu2

li5

hu2

tu2
variant of 糊裡糊塗|糊里糊涂[hu2 li5 hu2 tu2]

xi1

li5

hu2

tu5
muddleheaded / careless

tu2

ya1
graffiti / scrawl / poor calligraphy / to write badly / to scribble

tu2

gai3
to alter (text) / to change by painting over / to correct (with correction fluid)

hu2

tu5

chong2
blunderer / bungler

tu2

ceng2
protective layer / coating

hu2

tu5

zhang4
muddled accounts / a mess of bookkeeping

tan1

tu2
mudflat

sheng1

ling2

tu2

tan4
people are in a terrible situation (idiom)

tu2

ya1
variant of 塗鴉|涂鸦[tu2 ya1] / graffiti / scrawl / poor calligraphy / to write badly / to scribble

tu2

gai4
to coat / to mask / to plaster over

tu2

pian4
smear (medical sample) / microscope slide

tu2

tan4
extreme distress / in utter misery

tu2

tan2
muddy water in a pool or pond

yi1

bai4

tu2

di4
beaten and wiped over the floor (idiom); to fail utterly / a crushing defeat / failed and in a hopeless position

tan2

tu2

yu2
mudskipper (amphibious fish)

fang4

zhe5

ming2

bai5

zhuang1

hu2

tu5
to pretend not to know (idiom)

ni2

tu2

xuan1

mian3
to despise titles and high offices

hai3

tu2
tidal marsh / shoal / shallows

hai3

tu2

wei2

ken3
polder

chai2

lang2

dang1

tu2
ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom); wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land

tu2

yi3
to trim or add (to a text) / to edit

tu2

jiang4

tai2
pasting table (for wallpapering)

tu2

you2

yu2
anoint

hu2

hu5

tu2

tu5
confused / muddled / stupid / dumb

tu2

you2
to grease / to oil / to baste (cookery)

tu2

fu1
to smear / to daub / to plaster / to apply (ointment)

tu2

gai3

ye4
correction fluid

tu2

jing4
path / road

tu2

xie3
to daub / to scribble (graffiti)

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