ai4 =
Ø + ai4

to love / affection / to be fond of / to like | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A pair of swans who are in love. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Albert Einstein hurt himself with a pair of scissors in the palace's bathroom. He's already laying on a stretcher carried by two swans who are deeply in love with each other, being transported to the next hospital. A hospital... of love. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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shou4 =
sh + ou4

to receive / to accept / to suffer / subjected to / to bear / to stand / pleasant / (passive marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 受 is often used in a negative sense, when something bad happens to the speaker. I thus represent 受 by a stretcher, which is used to transport injured persons. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Sherlock Holmes lost a boxing fight in the Louvre, and he's lying on a stretcher in the bathroom now. He still has his boxing gloves on. He got beaten so badly that is opponent was even able to shave his head with an electric razor. Nobody had a cover at hand, so he's just provisionally covered with a cooking top. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhua3 =
zhu + a3

alternative form of 爪 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor.

George Giant Squid uses his electric razor to shave his beard inside of the Adziogol Lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - 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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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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𠂇
𠂇
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂇

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ke3

ai4
adorable / cute / lovely (HSK level 3)

ai4

hao4
to like / to take pleasure in / keen on / fond of / interest / hobby / appetite for / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

ai4

qing2
romance / love (romantic) / CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4] (HSK level 4)

jing4

ai4
respect and love (HSK level 5)

ai4

hu4
to cherish / to treasure / to take care of / to love and protect (HSK level 5)

teng2

ai4
to love dearly (HSK level 5)

re4

ai4
to love ardently / to adore (HSK level 5)

ai4

xi1
to cherish / to treasure / to use sparingly (HSK level 5)

ai4

xin1
compassion / CL:片[pian4] (HSK level 5)

qin1

ai4
dear / beloved / darling (HSK level 5)

lian4

ai4
(romantic) love / CL:個|个[ge4],場|场[chang3] / in love / to have an affair (HSK level 5)

ai4

bu4

shi4

shou3
to love sth too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly (HSK level 6)

ai4

dai4
to love and respect / love and respect (HSK level 6)

ai4

mu4
to adore / to admire

zhong1

ai4
to treasure / to be very fond of

ai4

li4

si1
Iris (name)

ai4

fu3
to caress / to fondle / to look after (tenderly) / affectionate care

chong3

ai4
to dote on sb

zhen1

ai4
to cherish

ai4

sha1

ni2

ya4
Estonia

ai4

er3

lan2
Ireland

ci2

ai4
love / devotion (to children) / affection, esp. towards children

pian1

ai4
to be partial towards sth / to favor / to prefer / preference / favorite

ai4

mei3
love of beauty / wishing to appear beautiful / to set store by one's appearance

qing2

ai4
affection / friendly feelings towards sb / love

ai4

jiang4
trusted lieutenant

xing4

ai4
sex / lovemaking

qiu2

ai4
to woo

ai4

zi1

bing4
variant of 艾滋病[ai4 zi1 bing4]

ai4

mian4

zi5
to save face / to worry about losing face / proud of one's reputation / sensitive about losing prestige / sense of propriety

bei3

ai4
abbr. for 北愛爾蘭|北爱尔兰[Bei3 Ai4 er3 lan2], Northern Ireland

lian2

ai4
to have tender affection for / to love tenderly / to pamper sb

ai4

si1

ji1

mo2
Eskimo / Inuit

ai4

di2

sheng1
Edison (name) / Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), American inventor and businessman

xiang1

ai4
to love each other

ai4

ding1

bao3
Edinburgh, capital of Scotland

ai4

ren5
spouse (PRC) / lover (non-PRC) / CL:個|个[ge4]

ai4

shen2
god of love

ai4

er3

lan2

gong4

he2

guo2
Republic of Ireland

ai4

de2

hua2

zi1
Edwards (name)

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