wei4 =
w + ei4

surname Wei / name of vassal state of Zhou dynasty from 661 BC in Shanxi, one of the Seven Hero Warring States / Wei state, founded by Cao Cao 曹操, one of the Three Kingdoms from the fall of the Han / the Wei dynasty 221-265 / Wei prefecture and Wei county at different historical periods | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A demon (鬼) is attacking Willy Walrus (w) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4). Instead of going straight at the demon, Willy surrounds Wei and saves Zhao (围魏救赵): he goes for the demon's artificial leg (委) in order to disable the demon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 24 days ago | add a painting


wei4 =
w + ei4

tower over a palace gateway (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wei1 =
w + ei1

same as 逶 in 逶迤 winding, curved | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei3 =
w + ei3

surname Wei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei3 =
w + ei3

to entrust / to cast aside / to shift (blame etc) / to accumulate / roundabout / winding / dejected / listless / committee member / council / end / actually / certainly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 委中 is an acupuncture point of the knee. I'll represent 委 with an artificial leg including the knee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Bessie Coleman and Willy Walrus are members of a committee which has to test artificial legs in the Eiffel Tower. They have the legs kick bowls of cereal from the tower and see how far they get. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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gui3 =
gu + ei3

ghost / sly / crafty / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a demon.

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is being haunted by a demon (鬼) in the Eiffel tower (ei3). She has to hide in the nostril of a fake nose (厶) and wave a white flag (白), but one day Sun Wukong (儿) arrives and drives the demon away. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
bai2 =
b + ai2

surname Bai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bai2 =
b + ai2

white / snowy / pure / bright / empty / blank / plain / clear / to make clear / in vain / gratuitous / free of charge / reactionary / anti-communist / funeral / to stare coldly / to write wrong character / to state / to explain / vernacular / spoken lines in opera | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A white flag. Beelzebub is waving with a white flag just inside the entrance of the palace - the sun is attacking him with a big petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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丿
+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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+
mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


wei4

ma3
Weimar

wei2

wei4

jiu4

zhao4
lit. to besiege 魏[Wei4] and rescue 趙|赵[Zhao4] (idiom) / fig. to relieve a besieged ally by attacking the home base of the besiegers

hou4

wei4
Wei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534

tuo4

ba2

wei4
Wei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534)

cao2

wei4
Cao Wei, the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms, established as a dynasty in 220 by Cao Pi 曹丕, son of Cao Cao, replaced by Jin dynasty in 265

dong1

wei4
Eastern Wei of the Northern dynasties (534-550), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏

han4

mo4

wei4

chu1
late Han and early Wei (roughly, first half of 3rd century AD)
西
xi1

wei4
Western Wei of the Northern dynasties (535-557), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏

a1

yu4

wei4

shi2
seed of ajwain / Semen Trachyspermi coptici

a1

wei4
Ferula resin (used in TCM) / Resina Ferulae

wei4

jing1

sheng1
Wei Jingsheng (1950-), Beijing-based Chinese dissident, imprisoned 1978-1993 and 1995-1997, released to the US in 1997

wei4

guo2
Wei State (407-225 BC), one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 戰國七雄|战国七雄 / Wei State or Cao Wei 曹魏 (220-265), the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms

wei4

wei1
Wei Wei (1920-2008), novelist and poet, author of award-winning novel The East 東方|东方 about the Korean war

wei4

zheng1
Wei Zheng (580-643), Tang politician and historian, notorious as a critic, editor of History of the Sui Dynasty 隋書|隋书

wei4

de2

mai4
Wedemeyer (name) / Albert Coady Wedemeyer (1897-1989), US Army commander

wei4

zhong1

xian2
Wei Zhongxian (1568-1627), infamous eunuch politician of late Ming

wei4

shou1
Wei Shou (506-572), writer and historian of Northern dynasty Qi 北齊|北齐[Bei3 Qi2], compiler of History of Wei of the Northern dynasties 魏書|魏书[Wei4 shu1]

wei4

wen2

di4
Cao Pi 曹丕, emperor of Wei 220-226

wei4

jin4
Wei (220-265) and Jin (265-420) dynasties

wei4

jin4

nan2

bei3

chao2
Wei, Jin and North-South dynasties / generic term for historic period 220-589 between Han and Sui

wei4

shu1
History of Wei of the Northern Dynasties, tenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Wei Shou 魏收[Wei4 Shou1] in 554 during Northern Qi Dynasty 北齊|北齐[Bei3 Qi2], 114 scrolls

wei4

ge2

na4
Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), German meteorologist and geophysicist, the originator of the theory of continental drift

wei4

yuan2
Wei Yuan (1794-1857), Qing dynasty thinker, historian and scholar

wei4

xian4
Wei county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei

wei4

du1
Weidu district of Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市[Xu3 chang1 shi4], Henan

bei3

wei4
Wei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534), founded by the Tuoba 拓跋 branch of Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑

wei4

du1

qu1
Weidu district of Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市[Xu3 chang1 shi4], Henan

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