gui1 =
gu + ei1

surname Gui | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gui1 =
gu + ei1

to return / to go back to / to give back to / (of a responsibility) to be taken care of by / to belong to / to gather together / (used between two identical verbs) despite / to marry (of a woman) (old) / division on the abacus with a one-digit divisor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) was given the responsibility (归) to guard the Eiffel tower. In front of it (ei1) she stands guard holding a tiny kitchen knife (刂) in her hand in case of attacks, and a pig's snout (彐) on her head as kind of a helmet. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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,
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

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appears as component in

岿

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

gu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


gui1

na4
to sum up / to summarize / to conclude from facts / induction (method of deduction in logic) (HSK level 6)

gui1

gen1

dao4

di3
after all / in the final analysis / ultimately (HSK level 6)

gui1

huan2
to return sth / to revert (HSK level 6)

shi4

si3

ru2

gui1
to view death as a return home / to not be afraid of dying / to face death with equanimity (idiom)

gui1

yu2
to belong to / affiliated to / to result in sth / to incline towards

gui1

shu3
to belong to / to be affiliated to / to fall under the jurisdiction of / a place where one feels that one belongs / one's final destination (where one need look no further)

gui1

shun4
to surrender and pay allegiance to

yan2

gui1

zheng4

zhuan4
to return to the topic (idiom) / to get back to the main point

rong2

gui1
to return home with honor

shu1

tu2

tong2

gui1
different routes to the same destination (idiom); fig. different means of achieve the same end

gui1

zui4
to blame sb

gui1

dang4
to file away / to place on file

sha1

yu3

er2

gui1
to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambitions (idiom)

gui1

tu2
the way back / one's journey home

zong3

gui1
eventually / after all / anyhow

gui1

jie2
to sum up / to conclude / in a nutshell / the end (of a story)

gui1

an4
to bring to justice / arrested and brought to trial

xue4

ben3

wu2

gui1
to lose one's life savings (e.g. after a bankruptcy) / no return for one's hard-earned savings

man3

zai4

er2

gui1
to return from a rewarding journey

hua4

gui1
to incorporate / to put under (external administration)

tong2

gui1

yu2

jin4
to die in such a way that sb (or sth) else also perishes / to take sb down with oneself / to end in mutual destruction

hui2

gui1
to return to / to retreat / regression (statistics)

gai3

xie2

gui1

zheng4
to mend one's ways (idiom) / to turn over a new leaf

gui1

yin3
to go back to one's native place and live in seclusion

wu2

jia1

ke3

gui1
homeless

gui1

shu3

gan3
sense of belonging

zao3

chu1

wan3

gui1
to leave early and return late (idiom)

gui1

yi1
to convert to (a religion) / to rely upon / refuge / mainstay

fu4

gui1
to return / to come back

fan3

pu2

gui1

zhen1
to return to one's true self / to regain the natural state

nan2

hui2

gui1
线
xian4
Tropic of Capricorn

bei3

hui2

gui1
线
xian4
Tropic of Cancer

gui1

tian1
to die

gui1

cheng2
return trip / homeward journey

wu4

gui1

yuan2

zhu3
to return something to its rightful owner

gui1

gen1

jie2

di3
in the final analysis / ultimately

gui1

lei4
to classify / to categorize

gui1
西
xi1
to die / euphemism, lit. to return West or to the Western Paradise

hui2

gui1
线
xian4
tropic / one of the two latitude lines, Tropic of Capricorn or Tropic of Cancer

gui1

bing4
to put together / to add / to merge

Example sentences for

 
this - imperial - horse - prison - has - horse - thousand - pair - all - to be taken care of by - you - manage
The Imperial Stable has a thousand horses, all under your supervision

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