yan4 =
y + an4

feast / repose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The sun (妟) graduated and invites her good friends Bessie Coleman (妟) and Maud Younger (y) into the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) to a dinner banquet (宴) during which she wears her graduation cap (宀) at all times. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, 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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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - 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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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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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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - 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


yan4

hui4
banquet / feast / dinner party / CL:席[xi2],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

sheng4

yan4
feast

guo2

yan4
state banquet

hun1

yan4
wedding reception

yan4

qing3
to entertain (for dinner) / to invite to dinner

ka3

yan4
Cayenne, capital of French Guiana

yan4

xi2
banquet / feast

wan3

yan4
banquet / dinner party / soiree

xi3

yan4
wedding banquet

huan1

yan4
feast / celebration

wu3

yan4
lunch banquet

fu4

yan4
to attend a banquet
鸿
hong2

men2

yan4
Feast at Hongmen / (fig.) banquet set up with the aim of murdering a guest / refers to a famous episode in 206 BC when future Han emperor Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] escaped attempted murder by his rival Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3]

jiu3

yan4
feast / repose

yan4

hui4

ting1
ballroom / banqueting hall

yan4

yin3
to wine and dine / to feast / banquet

yan4

le4
peace and happiness / feasting / making merry

tian1

xia4

mei2

you3

bu4

san4

de5

yan4

xi2
see 天下沒有不散的筵席|天下没有不散的筵席[tian1 xia4 mei2 you3 bu4 san4 de5 yan2 xi2]

yan2

yan4
feast / banquet

yan4

xiang3
variant of 宴饗|宴飨[yan4 xiang3]

qian1

li3

da1

chang2

peng2

,

mei2

you3

bu4

san4

de5

yan4

xi2
even if you build a thousand-league awning for it, every banquet must come to an end (idiom)

yin3

yan4
banquet / dinner / drinking party / feast

xiang3

yan4
feast / banquet

yan4

xiang3
to host a banquet / feast / banquet / ceremony of sacrifice
便
bian4

yan4
informal dinner

xin1

hun1

yan4

er3
newlyweds / love birds

Example sentences for

 
queen mother - feast - set up - phoenix - aquatic grasses
The queen mother's feast is set up on phoenix aquatic grasses

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