cun2 =
cu + (e)n2

to exist / to deposit / to store / to keep / to survive | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a floppy disc. Kitty Cat (cu) wants to protest against the law that women have to wear skirts, so wearing jeans (仔) she dances and plays a flute (一) just inside the Forbidden City's entrance ((e)n2) and records her demonstration on a floppy disc (存) to upload it later to her livejournal. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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zai3 =
z + ai3

variant of 崽[zai3]: child / young animal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro (z) and Rosa Luxemburg (亻) are taking turns breeding an egg (子) inside of the palace (ai3). After a couple of days it is ready and cracks open. A young boy (仔) jumps out; he is wearing nothing but jeans (仔). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zi1 =
z + Ø1

see 仔肩[zi1 jian1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zi3 =
z + Ø3

meticulous / (of domestic animals or fowls) young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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zi3 =
z + Ø3

son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro wants to eat an egg in the space station, and he already put it in a prize cup, as he has no egg cup. He also lacks a spoon, so he uses a big flute to crush the egg open. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


zi5 =
z + Ø5

(noun suffix) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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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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,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 5

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

cu

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

Image by Nova,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)n2

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


bao3

cun2
to conserve / to preserve / to keep / to save (a file etc) (computing) (HSK level 5)

cun2

zai4
to exist / to be / existence (HSK level 5)

bing4

cun2
to exist at the same time / to coexist (HSK level 6)

chu3

cun2
stockpile / to store / to stockpile / storage (HSK level 6)

sheng1

cun2
to exist / to survive (HSK level 6)

xing4

cun2

zhe3
survivor

cun2

huo4
stock / inventory (of material)

zhu4

cun2
to store / to deposit

cun2

chu3
to store up / to stockpile / (computer) to save / to store / memory / storage

cun2

liang4
reserves

yi1

cun2
to depend on sth for existence / dependent on

cun2

huo2

lu:4
(med.) survival rate / (med.) recovery rate

cun2

kuan3

dan1
certificate of deposit

ku4

cun2
property or cash held in reserve / stock

cun2

xin1
deliberately

qiu2

tong2

cun2

yi4
to seek common ground while holding back differences (idiom); to agree to differ

feng1

cun2
to sequester / to seal up (for safe keeping) / to freeze (an account) / to mothball

gong4

cun2
to coexist

cun2

dang4
to file / to save a file (computer) / saved data (for a video game etc)

cun2

zhe2
passbook / bankbook

cun2

qu3
access

cun2

ru4
to deposit (e.g. in a bank account)

nei4

cun2
internal storage / computer memory / random access memory (RAM)

shi4

zhe3

sheng1

cun2
survival of the fittest

chang2

cun2
to exist forever

liu2

cun2
to keep / to preserve / extant / to remain (from the past)

ji1

cun2
to stockpile

can2

cun2
to survive / remnant

xing4

cun2
survivor (of a disaster)

xian4

cun2
extant / existent / in stock

sheng1

si3

cun2

wang2
matter of life and death

cun2

huo2
to survive (a serious accident) / survival

ji4

cun2
to deposit / to store / to leave sth with sb

ming2

cun2

shi2

wang2
the name remains, but the reality is gone (idiom)

ji4

cun2

qi4
processor register (computing)

dang4

ran2

wu2

cun2
to obliterate completely / to vanish from the face of the earth

cun2

wang2
to live or die / to exist or perish

cun2

gen1
stub

yong3

cun2
everlasting / to endure forever

cun2

kuan3
to deposit money (in a bank etc) / bank savings / bank deposit

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