wai4 =
w + ai4

outside / in addition / foreign / external | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

There's a hole in the wall of the palace's bathroom, and from outside, a bat wants to enter. Willy Walrus is very afraid of bats, so he does his best to hinder the bat from entering with a voodoo staff. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xi1 =
xi + Ø1

dusk / evening / Taiwan pr. [xi4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a bat. Marie Curie goes out for a space walk in front of the space station in the evening. Suddenly, several space bats appear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


A man dressed like a bat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ling4

wai4
additional / in addition / besides / separate / other / moreover / furthermore (HSK level 4)

ge2

wai4
especially / particularly (HSK level 5)

ci3

wai4
besides / in addition / moreover / furthermore (HSK level 5)

yi4

wai4
unexpected / accident / mishap / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wai4

jiao1
diplomacy / diplomatic / foreign affairs / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wai4

hang2
layman / amateur (HSK level 6)

wai4

xiang4
outward-looking / extrovert / extroverted (personality) / export-oriented (economy) (HSK level 6)

wai4

biao3
external / outside / outward appearance (HSK level 6)

e2

wai4
extra / added / additional (HSK level 6)

li4

wai4
exception / to be an exception (HSK level 6)

wai4

jie4
the outside world / external (HSK level 6)

wai4

xing2
figure / shape / external form / contour

chu2

wai4
to exclude / not including sth (when counting or listing) / except for

wai4

ke2
envelope / outer shell / hull / cover / case

wai4

gu3

ge2
exoskeleton (the carapace of insects, crabs etc)

jiao1

wai4
outskirts

wai4

di4
parts of the country other than where one is

wai4

tao4
coat / jacket / CL:件[jian4]

fen4

wai4
exceptionally / not one's responsibility or job

bu4

wai4

hu1
nothing else but

wai4

jiao1

jia1
diplomat

zi3

wai4
ultraviolet (ray)

yi3

wai4
apart from / other than / except for / external / outside of / on the other side of / beyond

wai4

xing1

ren2
space alien / extraterrestrial

wai4

ke1
surgery (branch of medicine)

hong2

wai4
线
xian4
infrared ray

shi4

wai4
outdoor

wai4

yong4
external

wai4

bi4
foreign currency

zi3

wai4

guang1
ultraviolet light

wai4

wen2
foreign language (written)

wai4

shi4
foreign affairs

wai4

lu4
exposed / appearing on the outside

guo2

nei4

wai4
domestic and international / at home and abroad

wai4

sun1
daughter's son / grandson / descendant via the female line

zhi4

shen1

shi4

wai4
not to get involved / to stay out of it

wai4

jiao1

guan1
diplomat

ju4

zhi1

men2

wai4
to lock one's door and refuse to see sb

wai4

yu3
foreign language / CL:門|门[men2]

bu4

wai4
not beyond the scope of / nothing more than

Example sentences for

 
Outside - there is - one - devil monkey - burst - palace - come
There is a devil monkey outside bursting into the palace

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