lang3 =
l + ang3

clear / bright | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The moon (月) presents a thank you very much-card (良) to Lancelot (l) in the Angkor Wat (ang3). The moon used luminous stone from his front surface, and so Lancelot is blinded by the very bright (朗) light which shines towards him as he opens the card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 16 days ago | add a painting



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liang2 =
li + ang2

good / very / very much | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A "thank you very much" card for being so good.

Everyday, Li Qingzhao (li) has been picking up the chewing gums (艮) from the ground of the Angkor Wat's entrance (ang2) with petal leaves (丶). One day, finally one guest approaches her and gives her a "thank you very much" card for being so good (良). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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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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chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - 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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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
ang3

Inside the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Inside the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


lang3

du2
read aloud / read loudly and clearly (HSK level 6)

kai1

lang3
spacious and well-lit / open and clear / to open out (onto a wider vista) / optimistic / cheerful / carefree / easy-going / open-minded (HSK level 6)

qing2

lang3
sunny and cloudless (HSK level 6)

bu4

lang3

ni2
brownie (pastry) (loanword)

ke4

lang3
krone (currency of Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden) (loanword)

bai2

lang3
Bainang county, Tibetan: Pa snam rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet

ming2

lang3
bright / clear / obvious / forthright / open-minded / bright and cheerful

bu4

lang3

ke4

si1
The Bronx, borough of New York City / Bronx County (coextensive with The Bronx) / also written 布朗士

lang3

song4
read aloud with expression / recite / declaim

shuang3

lang3
clear and bright (of weather) / straightforward / candid / open

bo2

lang3

ning2
Browning, US firearm brand

zhu1

mu4

lang3

ma3

feng1
Mt Chomolungma or Qomolangma (Tibetan) / Mt Everest / Nepalese: Sagarmatha

bu4

lang3

shi4
The Bronx, borough of New York City / Bronx County (coextensive with The Bronx) / also written 布朗克斯

lang3

mu3
rum (beverage) (loanword)

bu4

lang3
Brown (name) / Gordon Brown (1951-), UK politician, prime minister 2007-2010

mi3

kai1

lang3

ji1

luo2
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), renaissance painter and sculptor

ying4

lang3
robust / healthy

mi4

te4

lang3
Mitterrand

ke4

lang3

dai4

ke4
Klondike in northwest Canada

qing1

lang3
clear and bright / unclouded / clear and sonorous (voice) / clear and lively (narrative)

fo2

lang3

ge1
Franco (name) / Generalissimo Francisco Franco Bahamonde (1892-1975), Spanish dictator and head of state 1939-1975

a1

mu3

si1

te4

lang3
surname Armstrong

yi1

lang3
Iran

lang3

lang3

shang4

kou3
to flow right off the tongue (of lyrics or poetry) / to recite with ease / catchy (of a song)

huo4

ran2

kai1

lang3
suddenly opens up to a wide panorama (idiom); to come to a wide clearing / fig. everything becomes clear at once / to achieve speedy enlightenment

pu3

lang3

ke4
Max Planck (1858-1947), German physicist

sha1

lang3
sirloin (loanword)

bu4

lang3

yun4

dong4
Brownian motion

gong1

qi2

wu2

lang3
Miyazaki Goro (1967-), Japanese director

fu2

lang3

suo3

wa3

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huo4

lan2

de2
François Hollande (1954-), French Socialist politician, President from 2012 / also written 奧朗德|奥朗德[Ao4 lang3 de2]

la1

ge2

lang3

ri4
Lagrange (name) / Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1735-1813), French mathematician and physicist

ao4

te4

lang3

tuo1

hai3

xia2
Strait of Otranto between the heel of Italy and Albania

dan1

bu4

lang3
Dan Brown (American novelist)

pu3

lang3

ke4

chang2

shu4
Planck's constant h, approximately equal to 6.626 x 10^-34 joule.seconds or 4.135 x 10^-15 electron volt.seconds

ao4

te4

lang3

tuo1
Otranto city on the southeast heel of Italy

lang3

yin2
to recite in a loud, clear voice

lang3

mu3

jiu3
rum (loanword)

lang3

wen2
Longman (name)

lang3

zhao4
to shine brightly / (fig.) to perceive clearly

lang3

xian4
Nang county, Tibetan: Snang rdzong, in Nyingchi prefecture 林芝地區|林芝地区[Lin2 zhi1 di4 qu1], Tibet

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