bi4 =
bi + Ø4

wall / rampart | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr (bi) was checking out the safety of the space station and found that the bathroom (Ø4) is a weak spot in the defence line if there should be any attacker. Thus, she decided to build a rampart (壁). She cannot do it alone though, so she asked the jade dragon (辟) for help. Together, they build the rampart out of earth (土). In this way, they will be able to fend off (辟) any intruder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 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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pi4 =
pi + Ø4

to dispel / to refute / to repudiate / to open up (for development) / law | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 辟邪, to ward of evil: a jade dragon, because this is what you get if you google image search 辟邪.

Pocahontas (pi) stored some delicious kimchi (辛) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4), and a ghost (𡰪) is trying to eat it all in one gulp. Pocahontas is prepared though and uses a jade dragon (辟) to fend off (辟) the ghost. She does throw a mandarin (𡰪) to the desparate ghost though. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting


bi4 =
bi + Ø4

king / monarch / to enlist / to repel / to avoid | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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𡰪
+
𡰪
𡰪
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+
shi1 =
sh + Ø1

person representing the dead (during burial ceremonies) / to put a corpse on display (after execution) / variant of 屍|尸[shi1] / corpse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is investigating a ghost in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


𡰪
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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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𡰪
+
xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

surname Xin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

(of taste) hot or pungent / hard / laborious / suffering / eighth in order / eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / letter "H" or roman "VIII" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / octa | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) is preparing for the winter by making kimchi (辛) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She is drying the vegetables by hanging them on crosses (十) and puts the finished kimchi into vases (立). She has been working very hard (辛) and in the end the filled eight (辛) vases with pungent hot (辛) kimchi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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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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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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+
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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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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

bi

Shieldmaiden and valkyrie Brynhildr. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ge2

bi4
next door / neighbor (HSK level 5)

xuan2

ya2

qiao4

bi4
sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom) (HSK level 6)

jue2

bi4
precipice

fei1

yan2

zou3

bi4
to leap onto roofs and vault over walls (usually associated with martial arts)

bi4

hua4
mural (painting) / fresco

tong2

qiang2

tie3

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

bi4

qiu2
squash (sport)

bi4

zhi3
wallpaper

bi4

kan1
niche (in a wall)

ban4

bi4

jiang1

shan1
half of country

qiang2

bi4
wall

bi4

chu2
a built-in wardrobe or cupboard / closet

qiao4

bi4
cliff / steep / precipice

bi4

hu3
gecko / house lizard

bi4

lei3
rampart / barrier

ge1

bi4
Gobi (desert)

can2

yuan2

duan4

bi4
crumbling fences and dilapidated walls (idiom)

bi4

lu2
fireplace

peng4

bi4
to hit a wall / fig. to run up against a snag

ge1

bi4

tan1
Gobi desert

ya2

bi4
escarpment / precipice / cliff

ge1

bi4

sha1

mo4
Gobi Desert

xi4

bao1

bi4
cell wall

bi4

shi1
tick / bedbug

zi3

gong1

bi4
wall of the uterus

xiao3

chi4

bi4
Little Red Cliff, nickname of Bitan 碧潭[Bi4 tan2], Xindian, Taibei county, Taiwan

hou4

bi4
Houpi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

hou4

bi4

xiang1
Houbi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

xuan2

ya2

jue2

bi4
sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom)

ge1

bi4

huang1

tan1
barren sands of the Gobi desert

chuo1

bi4

jiao3
to criticize behind sb's back / back-biting

ban3

bi4
wooden partition

zhao4

bi4
a screen wall across the gate of a house (for privacy)

liu2

jun1

bi4

ye4
troops remaining stationed in Ye / fig. a hardship posting

po4

bi4
broken wall / to break through a wall / fig. a breakthrough in sb's career

qiang1

bi4
cavity wall

chang2

bi4
wall of intestine / lining of gut

fu4

bi4
abdominal wall

mao4

yi4

bi4

lei3
trade barrier

chi4

bi4
Chibi county level city in Xianning 咸宁市, Hubei / Chibi or Red Cliff in Huangzhou district 黃州區|黄州区 of Huanggang city 黄冈, Hubei, scene of the famous battle of Red Cliff of 208

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