gua3 =
gu + a3

few / scant / widowed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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qie3 =
qi + e3

and / moreover / yet / for the time being / to be about to / both (... and...) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a shelf. The Queen of Hearts bought a new shelf for all her flutes. Because she is a queen and needs an extravagant shelf, she installed several Eye of Providences to give the flutes an extravagant lighting. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
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over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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over 2 years ago
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over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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over 2 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,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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fen1 =
f + (e)n1

to divide / to separate / to distribute / to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / part or subdivision / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol for this character: A stopwatch (from the meaning "minute"). Frankenstein's monster participates in the annual championship of chopping eightballs in front of the Forbidden City. Using a cleaver, he chops as many eightballs as he can in one minute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

fen4 =
f + (e)n4

part / share / ingredient / component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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over 2 years ago
a3

In the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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over 2 years ago

Words with


shou3

gua3
to live as widow / to observe widowhood

gu1

lou4

gua3

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

gua3

yan2
taciturn / reticent

gua3

bu4

di2

zhong4
the few are no match for the many / heavily outnumbered / facing impossible odds (idiom)

gua3

tou2
oligarch

gua3

ju1
to live as a widow

you1

rou2

gua3

duan4
indecisive / irresolute

chen2

mo4

gua3

yan2
habitually silent (idiom) / reticent / uncommunicative

gua3

fu5
widow

gua3

ren2
I (first person pronoun used by royalty or nobility)

qu3

gao1

he4

gua3
difficult songs find few singers (idiom) / highbrow

guan1

gua3

gu1

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

shi1

dao4

gua3

zhu4
an unjust cause finds little support (idiom, from Mencius) / cf 得道多助[de2 dao4 duo1 zhu4] a just cause attracts much support

gua3

zhu4
finding little support / neglected

gua3

qing2
heartless / unfeeling

gua3

dan4
insipid / bland / indifferent

gua3

lou4
having little knowledge / not well-read

gua3

tou2

long3

duan4
oligopoly

gua3

tou2

zheng4

zhi4
oligarchy

duo1

gua3
number / amount

de2

dao4

duo1

zhu4

,

shi1

dao4

gua3

zhu4
A just cause attracts much support, an unjust one finds little (idiom, from Mencius)

di2

zhong4

wo3

gua3
multitude of enemies, few friends (idiom from Mencius) / heavily outnumbered / beaten by the weight of numbers

shou3

huo2

gua3
to stay at home while one's husband is away / grass widow

chen2

jing4

gua3

yan2
see 沉默寡言[chen2 mo4 gua3 yan2]

ke4

bo2

gua3

en1
harsh and merciless (idiom)

dan4

bo2

gua3

wei4
insipid and tasteless (idiom)

bu4

huan4

gua3

er2

huan4

bu4

jun1
do not worry about scarcity, but rather about uneven distribution (idiom, from Analects)

zhong4

gua3

xuan2

shu1
the multitude against the few, a wide disparity (idiom from Mencius); heavily outnumbered / unequally matched / overwhelmed by weight of numbers

hong2

gua3

fu5

niao3
Red Bishop / Euplectes orix

suo3

ran2

gua3

wei4
dull and insipid

luo4

luo4

gua3

jiao1
aloof and as a result friendless (idiom)

luo4

luo4

gua3

he2
aloof / standoffish / unsociable

luo4

luo4

gua3

huan1
melancholy / unhappy

zhong4

gua3
the many or the few

pou2

duo1

yi4

gua3
to take from the rich and give to the poor (idiom)

yu4

yu4

gua3

huan1
depressed / cheerless

mu4

ne4

gua3

yan2
slow and inarticulate (idiom); person of few words

gu1

gua3
orphans and widows / to be lonely / loneliness

gu1

jia1

gua3

ren2
one who is cut off from others (idiom) / one who has chosen to follow a solitary path / (can also be an indirect way of referring to an unmarried person)

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