wei1 =
w + ei1

power / might / prestige | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: James Clerk Maxwell, 马克斯威

Maxwell holds a special lecture in front of the Eiffel tower, and his students are Bessie Coleman, Willie Walrus and a cute poodle. Maxwell spends a lot of time explaining the inverse power law of electrostatic forces. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
xu1 =
xu + Ø1

11th earthly branch: 7-9 p.m., 9th solar month (8th October-6th November), year of the Dog | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: another dog, this time a cute little poodle.

Hermes is on vacation in outer space. He parked his recreational vehicle, his fifth wheel, in front of the space station and enjoys throwing flutes for his cute poodle to fetch. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 years ago


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+
wu4 =
w + Ø4

fifth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / fifth in order / letter "E" or roman "V" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / penta | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus set up his fifth wheel RV in the space station's bathroom, and in front of it, his only source of food: a chocolate factory. Because both are so precious he guards them with a spear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a fifth wheel recreational vehicle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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ge1 =
g + e1

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ge1 =
g + e1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the Erechtheion (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



=
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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HSK level: 5

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

w

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


wei1

xie2
to threaten / to menace (HSK level 5)

wei1

feng1
might / awe-inspiring authority / impressive (HSK level 6)

wei1

xin4
Weixin county in Zhaotong 昭通[Zhao1 tong1], Yunnan (HSK level 6)

wei1

xin4
prestige / reputation / trust / credit with the people (HSK level 6)

quan2

wei1
authority / authoritative / power and prestige (HSK level 6)

wei1

wang4
prestige (HSK level 6)

wei1

li4
might / formidable power (HSK level 6)

shi4

wei1
to demonstrate (as a protest) / a demonstration / a military show of force (HSK level 6)

wei1

lian2

si1

bao3
Williamsburg, Virginia

wei1

wu3
might / formidable

wei1

ming2
fame for fighting prowess / military glory

wei1

shi4

ji4
whiskey (loanword)

lu4

yi4

wei1

deng1
Louis Vuitton (brand)

wei1

er3

shi4
Wales, constituent nation of UK

quan2

wei1

xing4
authoritative / (having) authority

wei1

si1

kang1

xin1
Wisconsin

hu2

jia3

hu3

wei1
lit. the fox exploits the tiger's might (idiom); fig. to use powerful connections to intimidate people

wei1

lian2
William or Wilhelm (name)

xia4

wei1

yi2
Hawaii, US state

sheng1

wei1
prestige / renown / influence

shi3

di2

wei1
Joseph Stilwell

ge2

lin2

wei1

zhi4
Greenwich

ke1

wei1

te4
Kuwait

wei1

li4
Wylie (name) / Turrell Wylie, originator of the Wylie transcription of Tibetan script

shi4

wei1

zhe3
demonstrator / protester

hai3

ming2

wei1
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), American novelist and journalist

wei1

li4

si1
Willis (name)

ao4

si1

wei1

xin1
Auschwitz (concentration camp)

wei1

shi4

ji4

jiu3
whiskey (loanword)

wei1

yan2
dignified / imposing / august / awe-inspiring / awe / prestige / dignity

xin1

nan2

wei1

er3

shi4
New South Wales, southeast Australian state

si1

wei1

shi4

lan2
Swaziland

wei1

yi2
majestic presence / awe-inspiring manner

yin2

wei1
abuse of authority / tyrannical abuse

du4

wei1
Du Wei (1982-), Shanghai soccer star / Dewey (name)

ai4

sen1

hao2

wei1

er3
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), US army general and politician, Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II, US President 1953-1961

wei1

si1

kang1

xing1

zhou1
Wisconsin, US state

wei1

si1

kang1

xing1
Wisconsin, US state

bai3

wei1
Budweiser (beer)

wei1

meng3
bold and powerful

Example sentences for

 
devil - monkey - so - brazen - offend - heaven - prestige
The devil monkey is so audacious to offend heaven's prestige
 
imperial court - dignity - by - him - lose - exhausted
The imperial court lost his dignity because of him

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