nao3 =
n + ao3

brain / mind / head / essence | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Napoleon and the moon lost their minds in the Taos Pueblo and put their brains in the middle of the room. Now they're dancing around their brains in a weird ceremony. The moon put on a vicious demon mask and Napoleon is wearing a way too large beret while they dance around their brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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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xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

terrible / fearful | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

vicious / fierce / ominous / inauspicious / famine / variant of 兇|凶[xiong1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes tried out an electric demon mask in front of Stonehenge, but now he can't take it off anymore. He already tried to pull at its cable, but it didn't work. Maybe he has more luck using pliers to pull at the mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a vicious demon mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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qu1 =
qu + Ø1

receptacle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: receptacle as in wall plug. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Cupid wants to recharge his phone just in front of the space station, but he can't find a receptacle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - 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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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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, 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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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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

n

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 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


dian4

nao3
computer / CL:臺|台[tai2] (HSK level 1)

nao3

dai4
head / skull / brains / mental capability / CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shang1

nao3

jin1
knotty / troublesome / bothersome (HSK level 6)

tou2

nao3
brains / mind / skull / (fig.) gist (of a matter) / leader / boss

nao3

jiang1
brains

nao3

shen2

jing1
cranial nerves

shou3

nao3
head (of state) / summit (meeting) / leader

nao3

liu2
brain tumor

nao3

tan1
cerebral palsy

hou4

nao3

shao2
back of the head

zhang1

nao3
camphor C10H16O

nao3

zhi1
brains

nao3

men2
forehead

tan4

tou2

tan4

nao3
to stick one's head out and look around (idiom)

nao3

hai3
the mind / the brain

nao3

xi4

bao1
brain cell

jiao3

jin4

nao3

zhi1
to rack one's brains

nao3

mo2

yan2
meningitis

hou4

nao3
hindbrain / back of the head

nao3

ke2
skull

nao3

dian4

tu2
electroencephalogram (EEG)

zei2

tou2

zei2

nao3
lit. to behave like a thief / furtive / underhand

nao3

gua1

zi5
see 腦瓜|脑瓜[nao3 gua1]

nao3

li4
mental capacity

nao3

gua1
skull / brain / head / mind / mentality / ideas

nao3

ji4
mind / memory

nao3

yan2
brain fever / encephalitis / meningitis

dong4

nao3

jin1
to use one's brains / to think

nao3

zi5
brains / mind / CL:個|个[ge4]

nao3

men2

zi5
forehead (dialect)

tou2

hun1

nao3

zhang4
variant of 頭昏腦脹|头昏脑胀[tou2 hun1 nao3 zhang4]

nao3

li4

lao2

dong4
mental labor / intellectual work

leng4

tou2

leng4

nao3
rash / impetuous / reckless

nao3

chong1

xue4
stroke / cerebral hemorrhage

zhang1

nao3

wan2
camphor balls / moth balls

nao3

mo2
meninx / meninges / membranes lining the brain

chong1

hun1

tou2

nao3
lit. to be muddled in the brain (idiom); fig. excited and unable to act rationally / to go to one's head

chong1

hun1

tou2

nao3
lit. to be muddled in the brain (idiom); fig. excited and unable to act rationally / to go to one's head

da4

nao3
brain / cerebrum

nao3

zhen4

dang4
(med.) cerebral concussion

Example sentences for

 
if - lack - one - horse - take care - you - skull
If only one horse is missing, you should worry about your head

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