chen2 =
ch + (e)n2

dust / dirt / earth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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鹿
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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鹿
鹿
lu4 =
lu + Ø4

deer | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 鹿

鹿
=
广
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


广
=

+
丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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

广
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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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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

ch

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


hui1

chen2
dust (HSK level 5)

wang4

chen2

mo4

ji2
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom) / to be far inferior

feng1

chen2
windblown dust / hardships of travel / vicissitudes of life / prostitution

sha1

chen2
sand / sandstorm (common in spring in north China)

chen2

ai1
dust

qian2

chen2
the past / impurity contracted previously (in the sentient world) (Buddhism)

shen4

xiao1

chen2

shang4
clamor raises the dust (idiom); a tremendous clamor / to raise a tremendous stink

feng1

chen2

pu2

pu2
lit. covered in dust (idiom) / fig. travel-worn

sha1

chen2

bao4
sandstorm

chen2

shi4
this mortal life / the mundane world

hou4

chen2
lit. trailing dust / fig. sb's footsteps / course in life

chen2

ai1

luo4

ding4
the dust settles (idiom) / to settle down / to have decided on a certain conclusion / complicated things become clear in the end

chen2

ai1

luo4

ding4
"Red Poppies", novel by 阿來|阿来[A1 lai2]

yi1

chen2

bu4

ran3
untainted by even a speck of dust (idiom); selfless and incorruptible / spotless

chen2

feng1
covered in dust / dusty / lying unused for a long time

yan1

chen2
smoke and dust / air pollution

hong2

chen2
the world of mortals (Buddhism) / human society / worldly affairs

fen3

chen2
dust

xi1

chen2

qi4
vacuum cleaner / dust catcher

chu2

chen2
to eliminate dust (i.e. filter out suspended particles)

chen2

tu3
dust

yi1

lu4

feng1

chen2
to live an exhausting journey

chen2

bao4
dust devil

di2

chen2
to wash off dust

man3

lian3

feng1

chen2
lit. with a face full of dust / showing the hardships of travel (idiom)

man3

shen1

chen2

ai1
dusty

lu:4

chen2

qi4
dust filter

chen2

man3
dust mite

chen2

xiao1
hubbub / hustle and bustle

kan1

po4

hong2

chen2
to see through the world of mortals (idiom, of Buddhist monk) / disillusioned with human society / to reject the world for a monastic life

xian1

chen2
speck of dust / fine dust

xian1

chen2

bu4

ran3
see 一塵不染|一尘不染[yi1 chen2 bu4 ran3]

luo4

chen2
dust fall / fallout (volcanic, nuclear etc) / particulate matter

yi4

chen2
variant of 逸塵|逸尘[yi4 chen2]

yi4

chen2
outstanding / above the common / out of the ordinary

yi4

chen2

duan4

yang1
lit. kicking up the dust and breaking the harness / fig. to ride like the wind (idiom)

jiang4

chen2
dust fall / fallout (volcanic, nuclear etc) / particulate matter

chu2

chen2

ji1
dusting machine / dust filter

xi1

chen2

ji1
vacuum cleaner

piao1

chen2
floating dust / atmospheric particles

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