dao3 =
d + ao3

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

Don Quixote brought a ghetto blaster to the Taos Pueblo and is break dancing next to the house fire. The snake, who acts as director, thinks "not bad" and shows her approval with her body, which forms a "thumbs up" silhouette. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years 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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si4 =
s + Ø4

6th earthly branch: 9-11 a.m., 4th solar month (5th May-5th June), year of the Snake | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A snake. Socrates is terribly afraid of a snake in the space station's bathroom, and he tries to defend himself with a shovel. However the snake already ate a mandarin, and Sokrates is next. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

d

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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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