sun1 =
su + (e)n1

surname Sun | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

sun1 =
su + (e)n1

grandson / descendant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Stephanie Spider (su) was lucky enough to catch and eat a mosquito (孑) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1), but two weeks later, the mosquito's grandson (孙) comes to fight Stephanie Spider and avenge the death of his grandfather. Stephanie is a little embarrassed and offers a daisy (小) as peace offering. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jie2 =
ji + e2

alone / mosquito larvae / small | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion Jeanne of Arc hands a prize cup to a very proud mosquito. The mosquito won a flute-playing contest. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 3 years ago


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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
+
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


=
丿
+
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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HSK level: 4

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

su

Stephanie Spider - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


sun1

zi3
Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武[Sun1 Wu3] (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3], one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1] (HSK level 4)

sun1

zi5
grandson / son's son (HSK level 4)

wai4

sun1
daughter's son / grandson / descendant via the female line

zi3

sun1
offspring / posterity

wu1

sun1

guo2
Wusun kingdom of central Asia (c. 300 BC-300 AD)

wai4

sun1

nu:3
daughter's daughter / granddaughter

sun1

wu4

kong1
Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, character with supernatural powers in the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记

sun1

nu:3
son's daughter / granddaughter

sun1

da4

sheng4
Great-Sage Sun / Sun Wukong 孫悟空|孙悟空[Sun1 Wu4 kong1]

zi3

zi3

sun1

sun1
one's posterity

er2

sun1
descendant

zeng1

sun1
great-grandson

zhi2

sun1

nu:3
grand niece

ya4

ma3

sun1

he2
Amazon River

ming2

luo4

sun1

shan1
(idiom) to fail in imperial exam

wai4

sun1

zi5
(coll.) daughter's son / grandson

zhi2

sun1
grandnephew

ya4

ma3

sun1
Amazon

sun1

nu:3
婿
xu5
son's daughter's husband / granddaughter's husband

sun1

bin4
Sun Bin (-316 BC), political strategist of the School of Diplomacy 縱橫家|纵横家[Zong4 heng2 jia1] during the Warring States Period (425-221 BC)

xuan2

sun1
great-great-grandson

zhang3

sun1
eldest grandson / the eldest son of one's eldest son

zhang3

sun1
two-character surname Zhangsun

ji1

di3

shen2

jing1

jie2

sun1

sun3

shang1
basal ganglia lesions

sun1

zhong1

shan1
Dr Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), first president of the Republic of China and co-founder of the Guomintang 國民黨|国民党 / same as 孫逸仙|孙逸仙

sun1

chuan2

fang1
Sun Chuanfang (1885-1935) one of the northern warlord, murdered in Tianjin in 1935

sun1

wu2
Sunwu county in Heihe 黑河[Hei1 he2], Heilongjiang

sun1

wu2

xian4
Sunwu county in Heihe 黑河[Hei1 he2], Heilongjiang

sun1

jian1
Sun Jian (155-191), famous general at end of Han dynasty, forerunner of the southern kingdom of Wu of the Three Kingdoms

sun1

nu:3

r5
granddaughter (son's daughter)

sun1

xi2

fu5
son's son's wife / grandson's wife

sun1

zi3

bing1

fa3
“Art of War”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1], written by Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子[Sun1 zi3]

sun1

zi5

ding4

li3
the Chinese remainder theorem

sun1

si1

miao3
Sun Simiao (c. 581-682), doctor and herbalist of the Sui and Tang dynasty, author of Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold 千金要方[Qian1 jin1 Yao4 fang1]

sun1

yue4
Sun Yue (1973-), PRC female pop star / Sun Yue (1985-), PRC basketball star, plays for Los Angeles Lakers from 2007

sun1

quan2
Sun Quan (reigned 222-252), southern warlord and king of state of Wu 吳|吴 in the Three Kingdoms period

sun1

wu3
Sun Wu, also known as Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子[Sun1 zi3] (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3], one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1]

sun1

wu3

zi3
Sun Wu, famous general, strategist and Legalist philosopher, contemporary with Confucius 孔子[Kong3 zi3] (551-479 BC), author of "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3] / also known as Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子[Sun1 zi3]

sun1

yu4

tang2
Sun Yutang (1911-1985), historian and poet, studied in Tokyo, Oxford and Harvard

sun1

yan4
姿
zi1
Stefanie Sun (1978-), Singaporean singer-songwriter

Example sentences for

 
Bring here - I, old Sun - 's - large ringed sword
Bring me my ringed sword
 
I, old Sun - do not - have - one - hand-fitting - weapon
I do not have a suitable weapon
 
I, old Sun - go up - heaven - enter - earth - there is no - place - not - able
I fly to the sky, I enter the sea, there is nowhere I cannot go
 
I, old Sun - just - not - worry - (le)
Then I don't need to worry anymore
 
I, old Sun - want to - see - this - old - dragon king - quickly - announce
I want to see you old dragon king. Quick, announce my arrival
 
Otherwise - just - eat - my, old Sun - this - one - fist
Or else taste my fist
 
I, old Sun - just - live - at - flower - fruit - mountain - on top
I live on top of the Mountain of Flowers and Fruit

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