xian2 =
xi + an2

to stay idle / to be unoccupied / not busy / leisure / enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In her free time (闲) Marie Curie (xi) likes to sit just inside of the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2) to watch her trap door (门). She installed it right under a Christmas tree (木) so whenever someone puts a present under the Christmas tree, shortly afterwards it will fall through the trap door in Marie's secret chamber. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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, 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
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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men2 =
m + (e)n2

surname Men | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

men2 =
m + (e)n2

gate / door / CL:扇[shan4] / gateway / doorway / CL:個|个[ge4] / opening / valve / switch / way to do something / knack / family / house / (religious) sect / school (of thought) / class / category / phylum or division (taxonomy) / classifier for large guns / classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi wants his revenge on the Chinese emperor! Like a spider he sits in the upper left corner of the Forbidden City's entrance, ready to strike with the trap door he installed in the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

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

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


xiu1

xian2
leisure / relaxation / not working / idle / to enjoy leisure / to lie fallow (HSK level 5)

kong4

xian2
idle / free time / leisure / unused (place) (HSK level 5)

xian2

hua4
variant of 閒話|闲话 / digression / gossip / complaint / scandal / CL:段[duan4] (HSK level 6)

xian2

hua4
digression / gossip / complaint / scandal / CL:段[duan4] (HSK level 6)

you2

shou3

hao4

xian2
to idle about

xian2

shi4
leisurely and comfortable / relaxed

xian2

yan2

xian2

yu3
idle gossip

you1

xian2
ease / leisurely

you1

xian2
variant of 悠閒|悠闲 / leisurely

xian2

ren2
idle person / idler / unconcerned person

xian2

ren2
variant of 閒人|闲人[xian2 ren2] / idle person / idler / unconcerned person

xian2

shi4
other people's business

xian2

tan2
variant of 閒談|闲谈[xian2 tan2]

xian2

tan2
to chat

xian2

shu1
light reading

tou1

xian2
to snatch a moment of leisure / to take a break from work

tou1

xian2
to snatch a moment of leisure / to take a break from work / also written 偷閒|偷闲

xian2

san3
idle / unused / at leisure

xiao1

xian2
to spend one's leisure time / to idle away the time

chi1

xian2

fan4
to live as a parasite / doing nothing to earn one's keep

xian2

che3
to chat / idle talk

qing1

xian2
idle / leisurely

xian2

xia2
leisure

xian2

xia2
leisure / free time / unoccupied / not in use

xian2

zhi4
to leave sth forgotten / to set aside / lying idle

guan3

xian2

shi4
to meddle / to be a "nosy Parker" / to be too inquisitive about other people's business

an1

xian2
at one's ease / carefree

an1

xian2
peaceful and carefree / leisurely

xian2

yan2

sui4

yu3
idle gossip / irrelevant nonsense / slanderous rumor

xian2

guang4
to stroll

xian2

liao2
to chat / idle gossip

xian2

zuo4
to sit around / to sit idly

duo1

guan3

xian2

shi4
meddling in other people's business

xian2

za2
(employee) having no fixed duties

xian2

xin1
leisurely mood / relaxed frame of mind

xian2

liao2

tian1
to chat / idle gossip

xian2

zhi2
sinecure / position with practically no obligations

xian2

hua1
wild flower

xian2

hua4

jia1

chang2
to chat about domestic trivia (idiom)

an1

xian2

sui2

yi4
leisurely and free (idiom); carefree and at ease

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