mei3 =
m + ei3

the Americas / abbr. for 美洲[Mei3 zhou1] / USA / abbr. for 美國|美国[Mei3 guo2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mei3 =
m + ei3

beautiful / very satisfactory / good / to be pleased with oneself | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi, the sheep and the robot are all very much blown away by a very beautiful 美女 inside of the Eiffel tower. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a very beautiful 美女 - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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


=
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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+
yang2 =
y + ang2

surname Yang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yang2 =
y + ang2

sheep / goat / CL:頭|头[tou2],隻|只[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is looking for gender equality just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa—and a dowsing rod is her tool of choice. A sheep sees this and imitates her, using a Cartesian coordinate system as a dowsing rod substitute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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


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ya1 =
y + a1

fork / branch / bifurcation / girl | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is playing a game with a girl in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse. Blindfolded, Maud Younger is supposed to find the girl with a dowsing rod. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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


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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Stroke order

美 order 0d610cffc415ee767992e98cd4a14b05ae04e6f6abfe616ec0b70d2889f5bdb6 No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

m

Mahatma Gandhi - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ei3

Inside the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


mei3

li4
beautiful (HSK level 4)

wan2

mei3
perfect / perfection / perfectly (HSK level 5)

zan4

mei3
to admire / to praise / to eulogize (HSK level 5)

you1

mei3
graceful / fine / elegant (HSK level 5)

mei3

shu4
art / fine arts / painting / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

mei3

guan1
pleasing to the eye / beautiful / artistic (HSK level 6)

wu4

mei3

jia4

lian2
good quality and cheap / a bargain (HSK level 6)

shen3

mei3
esthetics / appreciating the arts / taste (HSK level 6)

mei3

man3
happy / blissful (HSK level 6)

mei3

miao4
beautiful / wonderful / splendid (HSK level 6)

mei3

jing3
beautiful scenery

xiu4

mei3
elegant / graceful

mei3

de2
USA and Germany

mei3

de2
virtue

mei3

guo2

ren2
American / American person / American people / CL:個|个[ge4]

la1

ding1

mei3

zhou1
Latin America

mei3

bu4

sheng4

shou1
nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)

shen3

mei3

guan1
esthetic conception / esthetic point of view / standard

mei3

yu4
fame / good reputation / famous for sth

mei3

wei4
delicious / delicious food / delicacy

ai4

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

jia4

lian2

wu4

mei3
fig. the price is cheap but the product is beautiful; lit. a bargain buy

mei3

shu4

pin3
an art object

mei3

suo3

bu4

da2

mi3

ya4
Mesopotamia

mei3

lan2
Meilan district of Haikou city 海口市[Hai3 kou3 shi4], Hainan

la1

mei3
Latin America / abbr. for 拉丁美洲

mei3

fa4
hairdressing / beauty treatment

ya4

mei3

ni2

ya4
Armenia, capital Yerevan 埃里溫|埃里温[Ai1 li3 wen1]

ka3

mei3

la1
Gamera (Japanese ガメラ Gamera), Japanese movie monster

mei3

shi4
a fine thing / a wonderful thing

mei3

zhou1

shi1
cougar / mountain lion / puma

shui4

mei3

ren2
Sleeping Beauty

nan2

mei3

zhou1
South America

mei3

hua4
to make more beautiful / to decorate / embellishment

mei3

le4
Merlot (grape type)

liang2

chen2

mei3

jing3
fine time, beautiful scenery (idiom); everything lovely

fei2

mei3
fertile / luxuriant / plump / rounded

mei3

yuan2
American dollar / US dollar

mei3

rong2

yuan4
beauty salon / lady's hair parlor

mei3

yan4
beautiful and alluring / glamorous / gorgeous

Example sentences for

 
among - scenery - 's - beautiful
Among the beautiful scenery

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