dao3 =
d + ao3

to transmit / to lead / to guide / to conduct / to direct | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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dao4 =
d + ao4

direction / way / road / path / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3] / principle / truth / morality / reason / skill / method / Dao (of Daoism) / to say / to speak / to talk / classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process / province (of Korea or Japan) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The chief and Don Quixote decided to follow the path of the Dao in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom. They wear gladiator sandals and meditate sitting on the floor of the bathroom, envisioning the path to enlightment. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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chuo4 =
chu + o4

to walk (side part of split character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken tries out her new gladiator sandals in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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shou3 =
sh + ou3

head / chief / first (occasion, thing etc) / classifier for poems, songs etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Louvre, the chief lends his piece pipe to Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock smokes some weed in the pipe and looks at himself in a hand mirror, thinking that he's uber cool and that he'd pass as a quite formidable chief himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

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


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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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zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


dao3

you2
tour guide / guidebook / to conduct a tour (HSK level 4)

ling3

dao3
lead / leading / to lead / leadership / leader / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhi3

dao3
to guide / to give directions / to direct / to coach / guidance / tuition / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

fu3

dao3
to coach / to tutor / to give advice (in study) (HSK level 5)

dao3

zhi4
to lead to / to create / to cause / to bring about (HSK level 5)

dao3

yan3
to direct / director (film etc) (HSK level 5)

dao3

dan4
guided missile / cruise missile / missile / CL:枚[mei2] (HSK level 6)

yin3

dao3
to guide / to lead (around) / to conduct / to boot / introduction / primer (HSK level 6)

chang4

dao3
to advocate / to initiate / to propose / to be a proponent of (an idea or school of thought) (HSK level 6)

dao3

xiang4
to be oriented towards / orientation (HSK level 6)

dao3

hang2
navigation (HSK level 6)

xiang4

dao3
guide (HSK level 6)

zhu3

dao3
to lead / to manage (HSK level 6)

du1

dao3
to direct / to oversee

dao3

guan3
duct / conduit / vessel / catheter

shu1

dao3
to dredge / to open up a path for / to remove obstructions / to clear the way / to enlighten / persuasion

fu3

dao3

yuan2
a coach (teacher or trainer)

dao3

dian4

xing4
conductivity (elec.)

tui1

dao3
derivation / to deduce

he2

dao3

dan4
nuclear missile

zhou1

ji4

dao3

dan4
intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM

dao3

du2
guide (e.g. book or other printed material)

dao3

huo3

suo3
a fuse (for explosive)

you4

dao3
to guide / to lead / to induce / electrical induction / (medic.) revulsion

bao4

dao3
to cover (report) news / news reporting / story / article

chao1

dao3

ti3
superconductor

chuan2

dao3
to conduct (heat, electricity etc)

kai1

dao3
to talk sb round / to straighten sth out / to enlighten

jiao4

dao3
to instruct / to teach / guidance / teaching

dao3

shi1
tutor / teacher / academic advisor

dao3

huo3
线
xian4
a fuse (for explosives) / fig. proximate cause / the last straw

dao3
线
xian4
electrical lead

zhi4

dao3
to control (the course of sth) / to guide (a missile)

zhi2

dao3
to direct (a film, play etc)

zhi3

dao3

yuan2
instructor / coach / political instructor (in the PLA)

dao3

ru4
to introduce into / to channel / to lead / to guide into / to import (data)

bian1

dao3
to write and direct (a play, film etc) / playwright-director / choreographer-director / scenarist-director

qian2

dao3
to precede / to guide

chao1

dao3
superconductor / superconductivity (physics)

dao3

lun4
introduction

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