gou4 =
g + ou4

to reach / to be enough | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g), the grammar nazi (句) and Manny Kant (多) want to play sheepshead in the Louvre's bathroom, but they're not enough (够) people. They are only enough (够) for skat.

This mnemonic may be a little lame, but it has to be enough (够). I have been thinking about the above sentence (句) many (多) times. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gou1 =
g + ou1

variant of 勾[gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ju4 =
ju + Ø4

sentence / clause / phrase / classifier for phrases or lines of verse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a grammar nazi.

Zeus, the elephant and the grammar nazi are playing monkey in the bathroom's space station. The elephant uses its long trunk to hold the mandarin just above the grammar nazis head where he can't reach it, while Zeus laughs out loud. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
almost 3 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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duo1 =
du + o1

many / much / often / a lot of / numerous / more / in excess / how (to what extent) / multi- / Taiwan pr. [duo2] when it means "how" | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Two bats are too many for Doggy Dog. As soon as he chases one in front of Olavinlinna Castle, it will fly away while the other will tease him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: Immanuel "Manny" Kant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Manny (多) and Doggy Dog (du) have great fun chasing a bat (夕) in front of Olavinlinna castle (o1). After a while there are two bats, and it's not so easy to chase them any more, after a while there are more and more (多) bats, and Manny also well as Doggy Dog experience what it is like to be chased for a change. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, 9 months ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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

g

"g" is for Guy Fawkes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


gou4

qiang4
unbearable / terrible / enough / unlikely

gou4

ge2
able to pass muster / qualified / apt / presentable

neng2

gou4
to be capable of / to be able to / can

gou4

ben3
to break even / to get one's money's worth

gou4

qiang4
variant of 夠嗆|够呛[gou4 qiang4]

zu2

gou4
enough / sufficient

bu4

gou4
not enough / insufficient / inadequate

gou4

peng2

you5
(coll.) to be a true friend

gou4

wei4
lit. just the right flavor / just right / just the thing / excellent

gou4

shou4

de5
to be quite an ordeal / to be hard to bear

ba1

bu4

neng2

gou4
avid / eager for / longing for / to look forward to

gou4

bu5

zhao2
to be unable to reach

gou4

yi4

si5
wonderful / great / delightful / very kind / generous

shou4

gou4
to have had enough of / to be fed up with / to have had one's fill of

gou4

de5

zhao2
to reach / to be up to

Example sentences for

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