xi1 =
xi + Ø1

breath / news / interest (on an investment or loan) / to cease / to stop / to rest / Taiwan pr. [xi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: to breathe fire. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Marie Curie practices breathing fire in front of the space station while watching herself in a hand mirror. Because she is so exited her heart is pounding very hard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

heart / mind / intention / center / core / CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) uses a shovel (乚) to dig a hole in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She wants to bury her heart (心). To the side are three petal leaves (丶)e, with which she wants to cover it afterwards. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - 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


xiu1

xi5
rest / to rest (HSK level 2)

xiao1

xi5
news / information / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 4)

xin4

xi1
information / news / message (HSK level 5)

li4

xi1
interest (on a loan) / CL:筆|笔[bi3] (HSK level 5)

chu1

xi1
to yield interest, profit etc / to exhale (Buddhism) (HSK level 6)

chu1

xi5
future prospects / profit / to mature / to grow up (HSK level 6)

chuan1

liu2

bu4

xi1
the stream flows without stopping (idiom); unending flow (HSK level 6)

zuo4

xi1
work and rest (HSK level 6)

xi1

rou4
(medicine) polyp

xi1

shi4

ning2

ren2
to keep the peace; to patch up a quarrel (idiom)

bing3

xi1
hold one's breath

tan4

xi1
to sigh / to gasp (in admiration)

sheng1

xi1
to inhabit / to live (in a habitat)

bi2

xi1
breath

sheng1

xi1
sound (often with negative, not a sound) / whisper

yan3

yan3

yi1

xi1
dying / at one's last gasp

shao4

xi1
Stand at ease! (military) / Taiwan pr. [shao1 xi1]

chuan3

xi1
to gasp for breath / to take a breather

zi4

qiang2

bu4

xi1
to strive unremittingly / self-improvement

xiu1

yang3

sheng1

xi1
to recover / to recuperate

di1

xi1
low-interest

an1

xi1
to rest / to go to sleep / to rest in peace / (history) Parthia

ting2

xi1
to stop / to cease

zhi4

xi1
to choke / to stifle / to suffocate

gu3

xi1
dividend

xi1

xi1

xiang1

guan1
closely bound up (idiom); intimately related

qi1

xi1

di4
habitat

shun4

xi1
in a flash / twinkling / ephemeral

gu1

xi1

yang3

jian1
to tolerate is to nurture an evildoer (idiom); spare the rod and spoil the child

wu2

sheng1

wu2

xi1
wordless and uncommunicative (idiom); without speaking / taciturn / not providing any news

qi4

xi1
breath / smell / odor / flavor

qi1

xi1
to stay (for a rest) / dwelling / perch (of birds)

qiao3

wu2

sheng1

xi1
quietly / noiselessly

xiu1

xi1

shi4
lobby / lounge

xun4

xi1
information / news / message / text message or SMS

bu4

xi1
continually / without a break / ceaselessly

nian2

xi1
annual interest

sheng1

sheng1

bu4

xi1
to grow and multiply without end

shun4

xi1

wan4

bian4
in an instant a myriad changes (idiom); rapid substantial change

zuo4

xi1

shi2

jian1
daily schedule / daily routine

Example sentences for

 
let - me - one's own - go - see - you - rest
Let me go and check it out on my own, you should have a rest

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