qiang2 =
qi + ang2

wall / CL:面[mian4],堵[du3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts (qi) and the stingray (啬) got married and took over the Angkor Wat to start a new kingdom. Just inside the entrance (ang2) they start building their city wall (墙) out of lots of dirt (土). They also add lots of thorns to make the wall as stingy (墙) as possible. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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se4 =
s + e4

stingy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: stingray.

The stingy stingray (啬) and the mean crocodile (丷) want to return (回) to the river using the Erechtheion's toilet (e4), but lots of dirt (土) is blocking their way. They ask the Erechtheion's boss Socrates (s) for help, but he doesn't make his hands dirty so he starts a boring monologue about living as an expat. As the stingray and the crocodile realize he won't help them they start crying out loudly. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 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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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


xx5

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


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hui2 =
hu + ei2

to circle / to go back / to turn around / to answer / to return / to revolve / Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims) / time / classifier for acts of a play / section or chapter (of a classic book) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu-) smuggeled herself into the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). She covered herself in a wooden box (囗) full of mandarins (口) and just entered the tower. Unfortunately, she missed one little detail: The box full of mandarins is to be shipped back (回) to China soon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 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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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, 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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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

Stroke order

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


cheng2

qiang2
city wall

wei2

qiang2
enclosure / CL:道[dao4]

huo3

qiang2
firewall

qiang2

zhi3
wallpaper

tong2

qiang2

tie3

bi4
copper wall, iron bastion (idiom); impenetrable defense

qiang2

jiao3
corner (junction of two walls)

qi2

qiang2
to sit on the fence / to take both sides in a dispute

qiang2

bi4
wall

wa1

qiang2

jiao3
to undermine / to let someone down / to seduce someone away from something

fang2

huo3

qiang2
firewall / CL:堵[du3]

qiang2

gen1
foot of a wall

shan1

qiang2
gable

min2

zhu3

qiang2
Democracy Wall (1978-1989), esp. during the Beijing Spring democracy movement

fu2

diao1

qiang2

zhi3
anaglypta (sculptured wallpaper)

hun2

shui3

qiang2
plastered masonry wall

qing1

shui3

qiang2
unplastered masonry wall

lan4

ni2

fu2

bu4

shang4

qiang2
useless (idiom) / worthless / inept

lan4

ni2

hu2

bu4

shang4

qiang2
see 爛泥扶不上牆|烂泥扶不上墙[lan4 ni2 fu2 bu4 shang4 qiang2]

pa2

qiang2
wall climbing

qiang2

yuan2
wall / fence

qiang2

bao4
wall newspaper

qiang2

ga1

la2
recess between walls

gou3

ji2

tiao4

qiang2
a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom) / to be driven to desperate action

bu4

zhuang4

nan2

qiang2

bu4

hui2

tou2
to stubbornly insist on one's own ideas (idiom)

shi2

gao1

qiang2

ban3
drywall / gypsum wallboard / plasterboard

kong1

xin1

qiang2
cavity wall / hollow wall

zhu4

tu3

qiang2
a wall of rammed earth

hu2

qiang2
to paper a wall

hu2

qiang2

zhi3
wallpaper

hong2

xing4

chu1

qiang2
lit. the red apricot tree leans over the garden wall (idiom) / fig. a wife having an illicit lover

fan1

qiang2
lit. to climb over the wall / fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China

ting1

qiang2

gen1
to eavesdrop / to listen in secret to sb's conversations

fo2

tiao4

qiang2
lit. Buddha jumps over the wall, name for a Chinese dish that uses many non-vegetarian ingredients

ting1

qiang2

mian4
surface of wall

xiong1

qiang2
parapet / defensive wall / breastwork
西
xi1

qiang2
Western Wall, or Wailing Wall (Jerusalem)

ting1

qiang2

gen1

r5
erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根[ting1 qiang2 gen1]

xiong1

di4

xi4

yu2

qiang2

,

wai4

yu4

qi2

wu3
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)

xiong1

di4

xi4

qiang2
internecine strife (idiom); fighting among oneself

ku1

qiang2
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)

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