xu1 =
xu + Ø1

must / to have to / to wait | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xu1 =
xu + Ø1

beard / mustache / feeler (of an insect etc) / tassel | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes (xu) received some important papers (页) in front of the space station (Ø1). In the paper it is written that he has to (须) get rid of his fake Santa Claus beard (彡) as well as his nice 八-shape moustache (须; 八字胡须), so Hermes is quite desperate has he loves his beards. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mnemonic symbol: a sheet of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


It's just too hot in Greece for the crab, so it wants to return to the ocean. Inside of Erechtheion's bathroom, Maud Younger helps it to do so. The plan is to just flush it down the toilet. The toilet is operated with the help of wind power, but there's no wind today. Maud Younger makes short work, grabs to sheets of paper and waves them towards the wind wheel until it turns really quickly. Finally the crab can return home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

xu

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


bi4

xu1
to have to / must / compulsory / necessarily (HSK level 3)

hu2

xu1
beard / CL:根[gen1],綹|绺[liu3] (HSK level 5)

xu1

zhi1
prerequisites / rules that must be known before starting sth (HSK level 6)

chu4

xu1
tentacles / feelers / antennae

wu2

xu1
need not / not obliged to / not necessarily

mo4

xu1

you3
groundless / baseless

xu1

yao4
must / have to

he2

xu1
there is no need / why should

ti4

xu1

dao1
shaver / razor

liu1

xu1

pai1

ma3
to smooth whiskers and pat a horse's bottom (idiom); to use flatter to get what one wants / to toady / boot-licking

gen1

xu1
roots

xu1

mei2
man or men (formal)

juan3

xu1
tendril

juan3

xu1
tendril

xu1

zi5
feelers (zoology) / tassel (botany)

long2

xu1

cai4
asparagus / (Taiwan) young shoots of the chayote vine 佛手瓜[fo2 shou3 gua1]

xu1

yu2
in a flash / in a jiffy

xu1

mi2

shan1
Mt Meru or Sumeru, sacred mountain in Buddhist and Jain tradition / Mt Xumi in Guyuan 固原[Gu4 yuan2], Ningxia, with many Buddhist cave statues

xu1

hou4
aftershave

xu1

hou4

shui3
aftershave

xu1

gen1
fibrous roots

ran2

xu1
beard / whiskers

xu1

mao2
whiskers / mustache

xu1

sheng1
see 老生[lao3 sheng1]

xu1

fa4
hair and beard

xu1

jing1
baleen whale / Mysticeti

ti4

xu1

gao1
shaving cream

ba1

zi4

hu2

xu1
mustache shaped like character 八

si4

da4

xu1

sheng1
Four great beards of Beijing opera, namely: Ma Lianliang 馬連良|马连良, Tan Fuying 譚富英|谭富英, Yang Baosen 楊寶森|杨宝森, Xi Xiaobo 奚嘯伯|奚啸伯

jin1

guo2

xu1

mei2
woman with a manly spirit

bu4

xu1

man4

ren2
bushman (African ethnic group)

luo1

hu3

xu1
lit. to stroke the tiger's whiskers / to do sth very daring

heng2

xu1

he4
Yokosuka (port and navy base in the Tokyo bay)

heng2

xu1

he4

shi4
Yokosuka city and US naval base to the west of Yokohama, Japan

mu3

dan5

sui1

hao3

,

zhong1

xu1
绿
lu:4

ye4

fu2

chi2
Although the peony is beautiful, it depends entirely on help from the green leaves (idiom). However brilliant you may be, you can't do anything without support from others.

bu4

rang4

xu1

mei2
(idiom) to compare favorably with men in terms of ability, bravery etc / to be a match for men / lit. not conceding to men (beard and eyebrows)

yu2

xu1
short period of time / a moment

xu4

xu1

ming2

zhi4
to be resolutely opposed to doing sth (idiom)

xu1

wan2
hematite Fe2O3

xu1

mi2
Mt Meru or Sumeru, sacred mountain in Buddhist and Jain tradition / Mt Xumi in Guyuan 固原[Gu4 yuan2], Ningxia, with many Buddhist cave statues

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