gan4 =
g + an4

tree trunk / main part of sth / to manage / to work / to do / capable / cadre / to kill (slang) / to fuck (vulgar) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+

+

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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,
about 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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+

+

+
gan1 =
g + an1

surname Gan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan1 =
g + an1

dry / clean / in vain / dried food / foster / adoptive / to ignore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is drying his clothes in front of Anchor Inn. He hangs them on a large construction made from a cross and a flute. Waiting for his clothes to dry, he heats some dried fruits. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


gan1 =
g + an1

to concern / to interfere / shield / stem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan4 =
g + an4

tree trunk / main part of sth / to manage / to work / to do / capable / cadre / to kill (slang) / to fuck (vulgar) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is doing some workout in the Anchor Inn's bathroom. He's lifting a flute in the one hand and a cross in the other. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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,
about 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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+

+

+
zao3 =
z + ao3

early / morning / Good morning! | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: your very own annoying alarm clock going off in the morning. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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,
about 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


=

+
ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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+
wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

g

"g" is for Guy Fawkes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


neng2

gan4
capable / competent (HSK level 5)

gan4

huo2

r5
to work / manual labor (HSK level 5)

gan4

jin4
enthusiasm for doing sth (HSK level 6)

cai2

gan4
ability / competence (HSK level 6)

gu3

gan4
diaphysis (long segment of a bone) / fig. backbone (HSK level 6)

ku3

gan4
to work hard

man2

gan4
to act rashly / to act precipitously regardless of the consequences / reckless / foolhardy / daredevil

gan4

xi4

bao1
stem cell

ying4

gan4
by brute strength / rashly and forcefully / bull-headed / to work tenaciously with no fear of hardship

gan4

dao4
arterial road / main road / main watercourse

qu1

gan4
trunk / torso

ba1

er3

gan1
Balkan

xin1

gan4
线
xian4
Shinkansen (Japanese high-speed train)

gan4

ma2
see 幹嘛|干嘛[gan4 ma2]

gan4

shen2

me5
what are you doing? / what's he up to?

gan4

shi5
administrator / executive secretary

shu4

gan4
tree trunk

gan4

liu2
main stream (of a river)

jing1

ming2

neng2

gan4
able and efficient

gan4

bu4
cadre

gong1

gan4
public business / official work

gan4
线
xian4
main line / trunk line

gan4

jing3
police / police cadres

zhu3

gan4
trunk / main / core

zhu3

gan4
线
xian4
trunk line (of road, network etc) / backbone (cable)

gan4

diao4
to get rid of

mai2

tou2

ku3

gan4
to bury oneself in work (idiom); to be engrossed in work / to make an all-out effort / up to the neck in work

ba1

er3

gan1

ban4

dao3
Balkan Peninsula

shi2

gan4
on the job / solid practical work / pragmatic

gan4

huo2
to work / to be employed / manual labor

gan4

jiang4
capable person

dan1

gan4
to work on one's own / to work single-handed / individual farming

shi2

gan4

jia1
practical person / constructive person

gan4

lian4
capable and experienced

jing1

gan4
crack (troops) / special (forces) / highly capable

gan4

cai2
ability / capable

diao4

gan4
cadre chosen by promoting a worker

zhu3

gan4

wang3

lu4
core network / backbone network

wu3

qi1

gan4

xiao4
May 7 Cadre School (forcing educated people into re-education and peasant labor during Cultural Revolution) / abbr. for 五七幹部學校|五七干部学校[wu3 qi1 gan4 bu4 xue2 xiao4]

wu3

qi1

gan4

bu4

xue2

xiao4
May 7 Cadre School (forcing educated people into re-education and peasant labor during Cultural Revolution) / abbr. 五七幹校|五七干校

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