xuan2 =
xu + an2

black / mysterious | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes (xu) noticed that there is more and more black and mysterious (玄) lava (玄) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). To find out where the lava is coming from he draws tarot cards out of a beret (亠). He draws only aces (幺) though, and he doesn't really know how to interpret those. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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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yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


gu4

nong4

xuan2

xu1
deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated

xuan2

wu3

yan2
basalt (geology) / lava

xuan2

xue2
Wei and Jin philosophical school amalgamating Daoist and Confucian ideals / translation of metaphysics (also translated 形而上學|形而上学)

xuan2

ji1
profound theory (in Daoism and Buddhism) / mysterious principles

xuan2

miao4
mysterious / profound / abstruse

xuan2

hu1
unreliable / incredible

xuan2

sun1
great-great-grandson

xuan2

zhi1

you4

xuan2
mystery within a mystery / the mysteries of the Dao according to Laozi 老子

xuan2

pu3
mythical fairyland on Kunlun Mountain 崑崙|昆仑[Kun1 lun2]

xuan2

zang4
Xuanzang (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to India 629-645

xuan2

ao4
abstruse / profound mystery / the mysteries of the universe

xuan2

wu3
Black Tortoise (the seven mansions of the north sky) / (in Daoism) God of the north sky

xuan2

wu3

qu1
Xuanwu (Black tortoise) district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏

jiu3

tian1

xuan2

nu:3
Xuan Nü, a fairy in Chinese mythology

xuan2

wu3

men2

zhi1

bian4
Xuanwu gate coup of June 626 in early Tang, in which Li Shimin 李世民 killed his brothers, seized the throne from his father as Emperor Taizong 唐太宗

xuan2

hu2
silver or black fox (Vulpes alopex argentatus)

xuan2

li3
profound theory / philosophical theory of Wei and Jin 玄學|玄学 sect

xuan2

shi2
magnetite Fe3O4

xuan2

mi4
mystery / mysterious / occult / abstruse doctrine (e.g. religious)

xuan2

mi3

cha2
genmaicha / Japanese tea with added roasted brown rice

xuan2

tu4

jun4
Xuantu commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea

xuan2

xu1
deceitful trick / mystery / unfathomable

xuan2

yuan3
profound / abstruse mystery

xuan2

guan1
entrance hall / front door / porch / vestibule

xuan2

qing1
deep black

zheng4

xuan2
Zheng Xuan (127-200), late Han scholar

xuan2

wu3

zhi4

rong2

yan2
basalt / also written 玄熔岩[xuan2 rong2 yan2]

tang2

xuan2

zong1
Tang Emperor Xuanzong (685-762), also known as Emperor Ming of Tang 唐明皇[Tang2 Ming2 huang2], reign name of seventh Tang emperor 李隆基[Li3 Long1 ji1], reigned 712-756

tian1

di4

xuan2

huang2
first line of the Thousand Character Classic 千字文[Qian1 zi4 wen2]

fang2

xuan2

ling2
Fang Xuanling (579-648), Tang dynasty historian, compiler of History of Jin dynasty 晉書|晋书

zhen3

zhuang4

xuan2

wu3

yan2
pillow lava (geology) / pillow basalt

huan2

xuan2
Huan Xuan (369-404), general involved in the break-up of Eastern Jin

yuan1

xuan2
profundity / depth

xuan2

shen1
Ningpo figwort (Scrophularia ningpoensis) / root of Ningpo figwort (used in TCM)

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