po2 =
p + o2

grandmother / matron / mother-in-law | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bessie Coleman (女) is Pinocchio's (p) mother-in-law(婆). As such she thinks its her obligation to teach him how to ride the waves (波) just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance (o2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 16 days ago | add a painting



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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, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

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


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bo1 =
b + o1

Poland / Polish / abbr. for 波蘭|波兰[Bo1 lan2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bo1 =
b + o1

wave / ripple / storm / surge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Before entering Olavinlinna Castle every visitor has to take off their shoes, so there are a lot of leather shoes (皮) in front of Olavinlinna Castle (o1). Beelzebub (b) cannot miss the opportunity to make a huge wave (波) by pouring his water bottle (氵) and to flush away all the shoes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - 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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pi2 =
pi + Ø2

surname Pi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pi2 =
pi + Ø2

leather / skin / fur / CL:張|张[zhang1] / pico- (one trillionth) / naughty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cow's hide. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station Pocahontas destroys her cow's hide with a sickle because she decided to go vegan. Instead of leather she'll wear a banana peel as coat, boxing gloves as shoes and a big dinosaur bone as long hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


New mnemonic symbol, since I also use the cow's hide for 革: leather shoes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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丿
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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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丿
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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

p

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


gong1

po2
husband's parents / parents-in-law (HSK level 6)

xiao3

lao3

po2
concubine / junior wife / mistress

a1

po2
granny / mother-in-law

po2

luo2

zhou1
Borneo island (of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei)

wai4

po2
(coll.) mother's mother / maternal grandmother

po2

po5

ma1

ma1
kindhearted / motherly / effeminate / old-womanish / fainthearted / overly careful / overly sensitive / maudlin

mei2

po2
matchmaker

ku3

kou3

po2

xin1
earnest and well-meaning advice (idiom); to persuade patiently

lao3

po2
(coll.) wife

po2

suo1
dancing / whirling / hovering

wu1

po2
witch / sorceress / female shaman

tai4

po2
great-grandmother

po2

po5
husband's mother / mother-in-law / grandma

lao3

tai4

po2
old woman (at times contemptuous)

po2

niang2
woman (derog.)

po2

jia5
husband's family

gu1

po2
grandfather's sister / sister of a woman's father-in-law

da4

lao3

po2
primary wife

san1

gu1

liu4

po2
women with disreputable or illegal professions (idiom)

yue4

po2

zi5
woman in late pregnancy (colloquial)
湿
shi1

po2
Shiva (Hindu deity)

chan3

po2
midwife

nan2

ren2

po2
tomboy

wen3

po2
midwife (old term)

lao3

po2

hai2

zi5

re4

kang4

tou5
wife kids and a warm bed (idiom); the simple and good life / longa est vita si plena est / la dolce vita

zhan4

po2
Champa (Sanskrit: Campapura or Campanagara), ancient kingdom in the South of Vietnam c. 200-1693

ji1

po2
busybody

gui3

po2
Caucasian woman (Cantonese)

ma2

po2

dou4

fu3
mapo tofu / stir-fried beancurd in chili sauce

huang2

lian3

po2
faded old woman

zhu1

po2

long2
Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)

cui1

sheng1

po2
midwife who induces labor

ba1

po2
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)

shu1

po2
aunt by marriage / husband's aunt / husband's father's younger brother's wife

po2

yi2
(dialect) wife / married woman

po2

zi5
old woman

po2

luo2

fu2

tu2
Borobudur (in Java, Indonesia)

po2

luo2

men2
Brahman (Hindu God) / eternal origin

po2

luo2

men2

jiao4
Brahmanism / Hinduism

xi2

fu4

ao2

cheng2

po2
lit. even a submissive daughter-in-law will one day become a domineering mother-in-law (idiom) / fig. the oppressed will become the oppressor / what goes around comes around

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