xun2 =
xu + (e)n2

to search / to look for / to seek | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a dowsing rod 寻水术. Not to be confused with 丫!

Hermes (xu) built a new dowsing rod (寻) which he tests just inside the Erechtheion's entrance ((e)n2). He prepared a huge pig snout (彐) of which he filled one nostril with water and one with wine. To his satisfaction, the dowsing rod reacts only to the wine, so he thumbs up (寸) satisfied. He'll go and search (寻) more wine with it immediately. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
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, 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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ji4 =
ji + Ø4

pig snout (Kangxi radical 58) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc wears a fake pig snout in the space station's bathroom and makes grunting and squealing sounds. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
about 3 years ago

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


xun2

zhao3
to seek / to look for (HSK level 5)

xun2

mi4
to look for (HSK level 6)

nai4

ren2

xun2

wei4
thought-provoking / worth thinking over / to provide food for thought

xun2

si3
to attempt suicide / to court death

xun2

qiu2
to seek / to look for

xun2

duan3

jian4
to commit suicide

xun2

kai1

xin1
to make fun of / to seek diversion

xun2
访
fang3
to inquire after / to look for (sb)

tan4

xun2
to search / to seek / to explore

xun2

chang2
usual / common / ordinary

xun2

huan1

zuo4

le4
pleasure seeking (idiom); life of dissipation

xun2

si1
to consider / to ponder

sou1

xun2
to search / to look for

xun2

xin4
to pick a quarrel / to start a fight

xun2

di4
homing / target-seeking (military)

zhao3

xun2
to look for / to seek / to find fault

zi4

xun2

fan2

nao3
to bring trouble on oneself (idiom)

zhui1

xun2
to pursue / to track down / to search

yi4

hu1

xun2

chang2
unusual / extraordinary

xun2

hu1

ji1
pager / beeper

xun2

zu1
rent seeking (economics)

xun2

hua1
flower-viewing / to visit a prostitute

xun2

hua1

wen4

liu3
lit. to enjoy the beautiful spring scenery (idiom) / fig. to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats

xun2

xin4

zi1

shi4

zui4
disorderly behavior (PRC law)

tui1

xun2
to examine / to investigate

sou1

xun2

yin3

qing2
Internet search engine / also written 搜索引擎

sou1

xun2

ruan3

ti3
search software

wu2

chu4

ke3

xun2
cannot be found anywhere (idiom)

zi4

xun2

si3

lu4
to follow the path to one's own doom (idiom) / to bring about one's own destruction

ying1

xun2
fathom (1.83 meters)

ke3

xun2

zhi3
addressable (computing) / accessible via an address
访
fang3

xun2
to enquire / to search

chao1

hu1

xun2

chang2
out of the ordinary / exceptional

ta4

xue3

xun2

mei2
to walk in the snow to view the flowering plum

zhui1

xun2

xian4

dai4

zhong1

guo2
In search of Modern China by Jonathan D Spence 史景遷|史景迁

sou1

xun2
to look for / to search for

miao4

tan4

xun2

xiong1
Cluedo (board game)

xun2

shi4

sheng1

fei1
to look for trouble

xun2

chou2
to carry out a vendetta against sb

xun2

lai2

fan4

chou2
(math.) derived category

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