xuan2 =
xu + an2

to revolve / a loop / a circle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a whirlwind.

Hermes (xu) is delivering packets just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). First he has to disable the alarm, so he uses the key (𠂉) to open a square (方) and pushes the button. Next he whirls around the room delivering his packets so quickly that he creates a whirlwind (旋), which is so fierce that the stick figure (正) gets blown all around the room. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting


xuan4 =
xu + an4

to whirl / immediately / variant of 鏇|镟[xuan4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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𠂉
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fang1 =
f + ang1

surname Fang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

fang1 =
f + ang1

square / power or involution (mathematics) / upright / honest / fair and square / direction / side / party (to a contract, dispute etc) / place / method / prescription (medicine) / just when / only or just / classifier for square things / abbr. for square or cubic meter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Angkor Wat, Frankenstein's monster is creating a piece of art. He uses a square as a frame, in which he installs a petal leaf held in the frame by neurons. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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mo4 =
m + o4

see 万俟[Mo4 qi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wan4 =
w + an4

surname Wan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wan4 =
w + an4

ten thousand / a great number | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As mnemonic symbol I choose a neuron, since each neuron is said to connect to 10000 others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Willy Walrus needs to dig up the floor in Anchor Inn's bathroom, but he is tired of doing so manually with a plough. To make his life easier, he sets up a wind wheel for electricity, connects a neuron to the wind wheel and the plough to transmit the electricity and uses his new DIY electric plough to dig much faster. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

first month of the lunar year | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

just (right) / main / upright / straight / correct / positive / greater than zero / principle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a stick-figure with straight lines. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington really has to use Stonehenge's bathroom, but there's a stick-figure blocking the entrance with a barrier. The stick-figure measures with a flute whether George is large enough to go or not. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - 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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 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,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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,
over 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,
over 3 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, 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: 6

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
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


pan2

xuan2
to spiral / to circle / to go around / to hover / to orbit (HSK level 6)

xuan2

zhuan3
to rotate / to revolve / to spin / to whirl (HSK level 6)

xuan2

lu:4
melody / rhythm (HSK level 6)

luo2

xuan2
spiral / helix / screw

xuan4

feng1
whirlwind / tornado

kai3

xuan2
return triumphant

wo4

xuan2
to mediate (a conflict etc)

xuan2

wo1
spiral / whirlpool / eddy / vortex

hui2

xuan2
to cycle around / cyclotron / slalom

hui2

xuan2
to turn around / maneuvering room / leeway

luo2

xuan2

ti3
Spirochaetes, phylum of extremophile bacteria / spiral-shaped bacterium, e.g. causing syphilis

qi4

xuan2
cyclone

zhou1

xuan2
to mix with others / to socialize / to deal with / to contend

luo2

xuan2

jiang3
propeller

xuan2

ti1
spiral stairs / winding stairs (gymnastic equipment)

luo2

xuan2

zao3
spiral algae / spirulina (dietary supplement)

kai3

xuan2

men2
triumphal arch

zhu3

xuan2

lu:4
theme or subject (music)

wo1

xuan2
eddy / vortex

xuan2

ji2
soon after / shortly

xuan2

rao4
to curl up / to wind around

xuan2

niu3
knob (e.g. handle or radio button)

da3

xuan2

r5
erhua variant of 打旋[da3 xuan2]

da3

xuan2
to revolve

fan3

qi4

xuan2
anticyclone

xuan2

wo1

xing1

xi4
spiral galaxy

xuan2

wo1

xing1

yun2
spiral nebula

xuan2

wo1

zhuang4
spiral-shaped

xuan2

tong3
rotor / turbine

xuan2

yi4
rotor wing

xuan2

yuan1
abyss

tian1

xuan2

di4

zhuan4
the sky spins, the earth goes round (idiom); giddy with one's head spinning / fig. huge changes in the world

xuan2

liu2
rotating flow

tu3

er3

qi2

xuan2

zhuan3

kao3

rou4
Turkish döner kebab

wo1

xuan2
spiral

xuan4

zi5
whirlwind somersault (in gymnastics or martial arts)

xuan2

zi5
torsor (math)

xuan2

hui2
to cycle

xuan2

zhuan3

zhi3

biao1
winding number

xuan2

qian2

ji1
pronator teres muscle (below the elbow)

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