qiao4 =
qi + ao4

shell / carapace / crust (earth's crust etc) / also pr. [ke2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts (qi) is dating the bachelor (士) in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom (ao4). The bachelor tries to impress the Queen of Hearts and inhaled a lot of helium (冗), but instead of sounding funny he is just squealing so much that the Queen of Hearts hides under her carapace (壳). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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rong3 =
ru + (e)ng3

extraneous / redundant / superfluous / busy schedule | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rachel Rhinoceros is looking at some liquid helium, stored in a cooking top on a table inside of Stonehenge. Because it's superfluous, it creeps along the cooking top and flows out of it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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ji1 =
ji + Ø1

small table | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc (ji-) is sitting at a small table (几) in front of the space station (-1) and having tea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

ji1 =
ji + Ø1

almost | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ji3 =
ji + Ø3

how much / how many / several / a few | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Words with


bei4

ke2
shell / conch / cowry / mother of pearl / hard outer skin / also pr. [bei4 qiao4] (HSK level 6)

wai4

ke2
envelope / outer shell / hull / cover / case

qiao4

pai2
see 殼牌公司|壳牌公司[Qiao4 pai2 gong1 si1]

jin1

chan2

tuo1

qiao4
lit. the cicada sheds its carapace (idiom); fig. to vanish leaving an empty shell / a crafty escape plan

nao3

ke2
skull

an1

quan2

ke2
containment vessel

qu1

qiao4
the body (housing the soul)

di4

qiao4
the Earth's crust

dan4

ke2
ammunition case

dan4

ke2
eggshell

jia3

qiao4
carapace / crust / outer shell / also pr. [jia3 ke2]

ying4

ke2
crust / hard shell

shi3

ke2

lang4
see 屎蚵螂[shi3 ke1 lang2]

gu3

ke2
husk of grain / grain and chaff

yang2

di3

di4

qiao4
oceanic crust (geology)

yang2

qiao4
oceanic crust (geology)

wu1

gui1

ke2
tortoise shell

wu2

ke2

zu2
see 無殼蝸牛|无壳蜗牛[wu2 ke2 wo1 niu2]

wu2

ke2

wo1

niu2
fig. people who cannot afford to buy their own house

dai4

mao4

ke2
tortoise shell

jia3

qiao4

chong2
beetle / order Coleoptera / the Beatles (1960s UK pop group)

jia3

ke2

chong2

lei4
coleoptera

jia3

qiao4

lei4
crustacean

pi2

qiao4
carapace / hard outer shell / also pr. [pi2 ke2]

ying4

ke2

guo3
nut / fruit with hard shell

dao4

ke2
rice husk

jie1

ke2
crust / crusting / incrustation

tuo1

ke2
to shed egg-shell (of newly hatched chick)

tuo1

qiao4
to molt / to exuviate / fig. to fly off like an exuviate cicada

tui4

ke2
to exuviate / to molt

tui4

qiao4
see 蛻殼|蜕壳[tui4 ke2]

bei4

ke2

r5
erhua variant of 貝殼|贝壳[bei4 ke2]

jin1

shu3

wai4

ke2
metal cover

shuang1

ke2

lei4
bivalve / Lamellibranchia

ji1

dan4

ke2

r5
eggshell

bo2

ke2

qiang1
Mauser pistol

gui3

mo1

nao3

ke2
muddled / momentarily confused

gui1

ke2
tortoise shell

jie4

qiao4
carapace / hard outer shell

gui1

ke2

hua1
Formosan pit viper / Trimeresurus mucrosquamatus

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