chang2 =
ch + ang2

surname Chang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chang2 =
ch + ang2

always / ever / often / frequently / common / general / constant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the centennial light, a light bulb which will shine forever and ever. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Charlie Chaplin is fighting his way through Angkor Wat's underbrush with a coat hanger. The Angkor Wat has not been visited in a hundred years, and with his coat hanger, Charlie Chaplin has to cut down a lot of daisies. Finally he found what he was looking for: the centennial light, protected from the daisies and the rain by a cooking top. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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diao4 =
di + ao4

to suspend / to hang up / to hang a person | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Dorothy Gale is travelling and tries to find a way to hang up her towel in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom. Finally, she came up with something: She forges a coat hanger out of mandarin peel and hangs her towel on it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a coat hanger. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


diao4 =
di + ao4

a string of 100 cash (arch.) / to lament / to condole with / variant of 吊[diao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

ch

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ang2

Just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


fei1

chang2
unusual / extraordinary / extreme / very / exceptional (HSK level 2)

jing1

chang2
frequently / constantly / regularly / often / day-to-day / everyday / daily (HSK level 3)

zheng4

chang2
regular / normal / ordinary (HSK level 4)

zhao4

chang2
(business etc) as usual (HSK level 5)

ping2

chang2
ordinary / common / usually / ordinarily (HSK level 5)

ri4

chang2
daily / everyday (HSK level 5)

tong1

chang2
regular / usual / normal / usually / normally (HSK level 5)

chang2

shi2
common sense / general knowledge / CL:門|门[men2] (HSK level 5)

yi4

chang2
exceptional / abnormal / an anomaly (HSK level 6)

zhi1

zu2

chang2

le4
satisfied with what one has (idiom) (HSK level 6)

chang2

wu4
routine / everyday business / daily operation (of a company) (HSK level 6)

wang3

chang2
habitually (in the past) / as one used to do formerly / as it used to be (HSK level 6)

jia1

chang2
the daily life of a family (HSK level 6)

fan3

chang2
unusual / abnormal (HSK level 6)

chang2

nian2
all year round / for years on end / average year (HSK level 6)

shi2

chang2
often / frequently (HSK level 6)

chang2

li3
common sense / conventional reasoning and morals

chang2

qing1
evergreen

wu2

chang2
variable / changeable / fickle / impermanence (Sanskrit: anitya) / ghost taking away the soul after death / to pass away / to die

chang2

chang2
frequently / usually / often

chang2

yong4
in common usage

chang2

chun1

teng2
ivy

zheng4

chang2

zhi2
regular value / the norm

chang2

wen1
room temperature / ordinary temperatures

chang2

ren4
permanent

yi1

fan3

chang2

tai4
complete change from the normal state (idiom); quite uncharacteristic / entirely outside the norm / out of character

chang2
绿
lu:4

shu4
evergreen tree

chang2

shu4
a constant (math.)

jia1

chang2
便
bian4

fan4
simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary

xi2

yi3

wei2

chang2
accustomed to / used to

chang2

gui1

wu3

qi4
conventional weapon

xun2

chang2
usual / common / ordinary

ren2

zhi1

chang2

qing2
such is human nature (idiom) / only natural

chang2

zhu4
resident / permanent (representative)

chang2

qing2
reason / sense

chang2

qing1

teng2
ivy

fei1

zheng4

chang2
abnormal / irregular

shi1

chang2
not normal / an aberration

chang2

gui1
conventional (weapons) / conventional / common / routine

chang2

jian4
commonly seen / common / to see sth frequently

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