ji4 =
ji + Ø4

to tie / to fasten / to button up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi4 =
xi + Ø4

to connect / to relate to / to tie up / to bind / to be (literary) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: As this is the second character in 关系 (guanxi), I'll use shaking hands as the symbol for 系. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In the space station's bathroom, Marie Curie found a new binding mechanism in chemistry. To demonstrate her findings, she binds two bananas together with a silk scarf. She celebrates her findings by shaking her own hand over her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


xi4 =
xi + Ø4

system / department / faculty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi4 =
xi + Ø4

to connect / to arrest / to worry | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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
+
mi4 =
mi + Ø4

fine silk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station's bathroom, Marilyn Monroe uses zero gravity to fulfill her lifelong dream of flying on a carpet like Aladdin. In the space station she doesn't have a carpet, but she has a large ace on which she sits. She uses a silken scarf as a turban, and she holds a daisy in her hand as magic wand. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=

+
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


=
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


=

+
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


=

+
yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


mei2

guan1

xi5
it doesn't matter (HSK level 1)

guan1

xi5
variant of 關係|关系[guan1 xi5] (HSK level 3)

guan1

xi5
relation / relationship / to concern / to affect / to have to do with / guanxi / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

lian2

xi4
variant of 聯繫|联系[lian2 xi4] (HSK level 4)

lian2

xi4
connection / contact / relation / to get in touch with / to integrate / to link / to touch (HSK level 4)

xi4

tong3
system / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xi4

lie4
series (HSK level 6)

ti3

xi4
system / setup / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

yin2

he2

xi4
Milky Way Galaxy / the galaxy (our galaxy)

zi3

xi4

tong3
subsystem

hua4

xue2

xi4
department of chemistry

gan1

xi4
responsibility

ren2

ji4

guan1

xi4
interpersonal relationship

yu3

xi4
language family

wei2

xi4
to maintain / to keep up / to hold together

xi4

lie4

pian4
film series

shui3

xi4
drainage system

yi1

xi4

lie4
a series of / a string of

xing1

xi4
see 恆星系|恒星系[heng2 xing1 xi4]

xi4

zhu3

ren4
chairman of department / dean / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4]

shen2

jing1

xi4

tong3
nervous system

fu4

xi4
paternal line / patrilineal

mu3

xi4
maternal / matriarchal

zhi2

xi4

qin1

shu3
next of kin / immediate dependant

xi4

shu4
coefficient / factor / modulus / ratio

xing4

guan1

xi5
sexual relations / sexual contact / intercourse

cao1

zuo4

xi4

tong3
operating system

xun2

huan2

xi4

tong3
circulatory system

can1

zhao4

xi4
frame of reference / coordinate frame (math.)

shi4

xi4
lineage / genealogy / family tree

xiao1

hua4

xi4

tong3
digestive system / gastrointestinal tract

ai4

mei4

guan1

xi4
shady relationship / affair / adulterous relationship

she4

hui4

guan1

xi4
social relation

xi4

tong3

xing4
systematic

zhi2

xi4
directly related

pai4

xi4
sect / faction

hu1

xi1

xi4

tong3
respiratory system

tai4

yang2

xi4
solar system

di2

xi4
direct line of descent / under one's personal command / school or faction passing on faithfully one's doctrine

pu3

xi4
pedigree

Example sentences for

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