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 2 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, about 3 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 2 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, over 3 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, over 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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
ao4

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

Words with


zhi1

dao4
to know / to become aware of / also pr. [zhi1 dao5] (HSK level 2)

jie1

dao4
street / CL:條|条[tiao2] / subdistrict / residential district (HSK level 3)

nan2

dao4
don't tell me ... / could it be that...? (HSK level 4)

dao4

qian4
to apologize (HSK level 4)

wei4

dao5
flavor / smell / hint of (HSK level 4)

bao4

dao4
to report (news) / report / CL:篇[pian1],份[fen4] (HSK level 4)

pin2

dao4
frequency / (television) channel (HSK level 5)

dao4

de2
virtue / morality / ethics / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

da3

jiao1

dao4
to come into contact with / to have dealings (HSK level 5)

di4

dao5
authentic / genuine / typical / from a place known for the product / thorough / conscientious (HSK level 5)

di4

dao4
tunnel / causeway (HSK level 5)

dao4

li5
reason / argument / sense / principle / basis / justification / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ren2

dao4
human sympathy / humanitarianism / humane / the "human way", one of the stages in the cycle of reincarnation (Buddhism) / sexual intercourse (HSK level 6)

ren4

zhong4

dao4

yuan3
a heavy load and a long road / fig. to bear heavy responsibilities through a long struggle (cf Confucian Analects, 8.7) (HSK level 6)

sui4

dao4
tunnel (HSK level 6)

gui3

dao4
orbit / railway or tram line / fig. conventional way of thinking (HSK level 6)

ba4

dao4
the Way of the Hegemon, abbr. of 霸王之道 / despotic rule / rule by might / evil as opposed to the Way of the King 王道 / overbearing / tyranny / (of liquor, medicine etc) strong / potent (HSK level 6)

chi4

dao4
equator (of the earth or astronomical body) (HSK level 6)

dong1

dao4

zhu3
host / official host (e.g. venue for games or a conference) (HSK level 6)

gong1

dao5
fair / equitable (HSK level 6)

gong1

dao4
justice / fairness / public highway (HSK level 6)

qu2

dao4
irrigation ditch / (fig.) channel / means (HSK level 6)

wei1

bu4

zu2

dao4
negligible / insignificant (HSK level 6)

rou2

dao4
(the sport of) judo

guo4

dao4
passageway / corridor / aisle

yao4

dao4
major road / thoroughfare / main road

xue2

dao4
acupuncture point / acupoint

hang2

dao4
waterway / ship channel

da4

xing2

qi2

dao4
rampant / very popular

chan3

dao4
birth canal (in obstetrics)

ren2

dao4

zhu3

yi4
humanism / humanitarian (aid)

hou4

dao5
kind and honest / generous / sincere

shi4

dao4
the ways of the world / the morals of the time

dao4

ge2

la1

si1
Douglas (name)

dao4

jia1
Daoist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC), based on the teachings of Laozi or Lao-tze 老子[Lao3 zi3] (c. 500 BC-) and Zhuangzi 庄子 (369-286 BC)

mai4

dao4
McDonnell Douglas (plane company)

dao4

bai2
spoken lines in opera

da4

dao4
main street / avenue

zou3

dao4
pavement / sidewalk / path / walk / footpath / aisle

fen1

dao4

yang2

biao1
lit. to take different roads and urge the horses on (idiom) / fig. to part ways

Example sentences for

 
Don't tell me - you - say - (le) - not - count - ?
Don't tell me what you said doesn't count anymore?
 
He - is - five - hundred years - before - achieve the Dao - monkey - spirit
Five hundred years ago this monkey spirit achieved the Dao
 
don't tell me - still - let - that - devil - monkey - climb - to - our - head - can that be?
Don't tell me that you still want to allow the devil monkey to climb our heads?
 
don't tell me - you - unexpectedly - go - have a look - ?
Don't tell me that you even don't want to have a look at it?
 
know - (le) - 9000 - year - blossom - 9000 - year - bear fruit
I got it! Every 9000 years they blossom, every 9000 years they bear fruit
 
we - come - here - pick - peach - what - use - he - know
We came here to pick peaches, what use is it to let him know?
 
shut up - don't tell me - haven't - I - great sage the equal of heaven - 's - seat
Shut up! Don't tell me there's no seat for me, the Great Sage the Equal to Heaven?

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