xian4 =
xi + an4

to appear / present / now / existing / current | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Martin Luther King has a project in which he wants to document the current state of the nation. He has a surveillance camera put up in Anchor Inn's bathroom and interviews Marie Curie about her views about the present time. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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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jian4 =
ji + an4

to see / to meet / to appear (to be sth) / to interview | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc set up a surveillance camera in Anchor Inn's bathroom. With its help, she can see Sun Wu Kong stapling his hat to his head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


xian4 =
xi + an4

to appear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xian4 =
xi + an4

to appear / also written 現|现[xian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


xian4

zai4
now / at present / at the moment / modern / current / nowadays (HSK level 1)

chu1

xian4
to appear / to arise / to emerge / to show up (HSK level 3)

fa1

xian4
to find / to discover (HSK level 3)

xian4

dai4
modern times / modern age / modern era (HSK level 4)

xian4

dai4
Hyundai, South Korean company (HSK level 4)

biao3

xian4
to show / to show off / to display / to manifest / expression / manifestation / show / display / performance (at work etc) / behavior (HSK level 5)

xian4

xiang4
appearance / phenomenon / CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

xian4

shi2
reality / actuality / real / actual / realistic (HSK level 5)

ti3

xian4
to embody / to reflect / to incarnate (HSK level 5)

shi2

xian4
to achieve / to implement / to realize / to bring about (HSK level 5)

xian4

jin1
cash (HSK level 5)

zhan3

xian4
to come out / to emerge / to reveal / to display (HSK level 6)

xian4

cheng2
ready-made / readily available (HSK level 6)

xian4

chang3
the scene (of a crime, accident etc) / (on) the spot / (at) the site (HSK level 6)

cheng2

xian4
to appear / to emerge / to present (a certain appearance) / to demonstrate (HSK level 6)

yong3

xian4
to emerge in large numbers / to spring up / to emerge prominently (HSK level 6)

dui4

xian4
(of a cheque etc) to cash / to honor a commitment (HSK level 6)

xian4

zhuang4
current situation (HSK level 6)

an1

yu2

xian4

zhuang4
to take things as they are (idiom) / to leave a situation as it is / to be happy with the status quo

zai4

xian4
to recreate / to reconstruct (a historical relic)

xian4

jin1
now / nowadays / modern

xian4

ren4
at the present / to hold an office / to occupy a post

shan3

xian4
to flash

shi2

yin3

shi2

xian4
appearing and disappearing (idiom) / intermittently visible

tu1

xian4
to come to prominence / to appear clearly / to stick out

xian4

xing2

fan4
criminal caught red-handed

xian4

xing2
to be in effect / in force / current

xian4

dai4

hua4
modernization / CL:個|个[ge4]

xian4

huo4
merchandise or commodities available immediately after sale / merchandise in stock / available item / actuals (investment) / actual commodities

tie1

xian4
discount / rebate

diu1

ren2

xian4

yan3
to make an exhibition of oneself / to be a disgrace

biao3

xian4

li4
expressive power

xian4

dai4

pai4
modernist faction / modernists

xian4

chang3

hui4
on-the-spot meeting

xian4

dai4

wu3
modern dance

xian4

xing2
to become visible / to appear / to manifest one's true nature

xian4

qian2
cash

xian4

cun2
extant / existent / in stock

xian4

shen1
to show oneself / to appear / (of a deity) to appear in the flesh

xian4

shi4
this life / to lose face / to be disgraced

Example sentences for

 
your Majesty - Sun Wukong - present - already - announce - arrive
Your Majesty, I announce that Sun Wukong presently has already arrived.
 
now - very - cannot - eat
At the moment there is no way you can eat them
 
I - now - just - each - have - why not - can
What's wrong if I just eat them now?
 
Goddess - now - very - different - formerly - (le)
Goddess, nowadays it is very different.
 
Jade Emperor - now - order - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven - in charge of - peach grove
The Jade Emperor recently ordered the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven to take control of the peach grove

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