gu1 =
gu + Ø1

lone / lonely | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is currently the space station's lone (孤) inhabitant. To feel less lonely (孤), she drew a mosquito's (孑) face on a melon (瓜) to have somebody to talk to in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years 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 2 years 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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gua1 =
gu + a1

melon / gourd / squash | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) inspects the banana trees (⺁) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1) every day. One day, she found a very strange banana: she looked at it, and it looked like a melon (瓜). She then poked it with her finger (㇏). It felt like a melon! She then sniffed at it with her fake nose (厶). The banana smelled like a melon (瓜)! What a strange banana, Gitta thought to herself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


gu1

dan1
lone / lonely / loneliness (HSK level 4)

gu1

li4
isolate / isolated (HSK level 6)

gu1

du2
lonely / solitary (HSK level 6)

gu1

lou4

gua3

wen2
ignorant and inexperienced / ill-informed and narrow-minded

gu1

pi4
antisocial / reclusive / eccentric

gu1

ling2

ling2
lone / isolated and without help / all alone / solitary

yi2

gu1
orphan

gu1

zhu4

yi1

zhi4
to stake all on one throw

gu1

jun1

fen4

zhan4
lit. lone army putting up a brave fight (idiom) / fig. (of a person or group of people) struggling hard without support

gu1

li4

wu2

yuan2
isolated and without help

gu1

er2
orphan

yi1

yi4

gu1

xing2
obstinately clinging to one's course (idiom) / willful / one's own way / dogmatic

gu1

dao3
isolated island

gu1

ji4
lonesome / desolate

gu1

gao1
arrogant

gu1

zhang3

nan2

ming2
It's hard to clap with only one hand. / It takes two to tango / It's difficult to achieve anything without support.

gu1

shen1
alone / lonely

gu1

er2

yuan4
orphanage / child asylum

gu1

hun2
lonely soul

gu1

ku3

ling2

ding1
solitary and impoverished (idiom)

gu1

lao3
solitary old man or woman / regular patron (at brothels)

ku3

xin1

gu1

yi4
to make painstaking efforts (idiom); after much trouble / to work hard at sth

guan1

gua3

gu1

du2
lit. widowers, widows, orphans and the childless / fig. people with no one left to rely on

gu1

fang1

zi4

shang3
lone flower admiring itself (idiom); narcissism / self-love

gu1

ku3

ling2

ding1
variant of 孤苦伶仃[gu1 ku3 ling2 ding1]

gu1

zheng4

bu4

li4
unacceptable as uncorroborated evidence (in law or in textual criticism)

gu1

fu4
variant of 辜負|辜负[gu1 fu4]

gu1

shen1

zhi1

ying3
lit. a lonely body with only a shadow for company / to be all alone (idiom)

gu1

ci2

sheng1

zhi2
parthenogenesis (biol. a female reproducing without fertilization)

gu1

niao3
lone bird / marginalized (country, person etc)

gu1

luan2

nian2
inauspicious year for marriage

du2

gu1

qiu2

bai4
Dugu Qiubai, a fictional character appearing in 金庸[jin1 yong1] novels

sheng1

tai4

gu1

dao3
insularization (as a threat to biodiversity)

du4

gu1
to doze off (Taiwanese)

jiao3

gu1

guai5
bunion / hallux valgus

miao3

gu1
small orphan

gu1

lou4
ignorant / ill-informed

jie2

ying3

gu1

dan1
to be all alone by oneself

gu1

ao4
proud and aloof

gu1

er2

yao4
orphan drug

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