xi2 =
xi + Ø2

surname Xi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi2 =
xi + Ø2

woven mat / seat / banquet / place in a democratic assembly / classifier for banquets, conversations etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) prepares to go back to earth and is ready to dash out of the space station's entrance (Ø2) at any moment. She fixed a parachute (广) to a woven seating mat (席), effectively seating her in an ejection seat. As a helmet she wears a flower pot (廿) on her head, and for style she added a towel (巾) which she fixed to her shoulders to wear as super hero cape. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=
广
+
廿
+
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


广
=

+
丿
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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

广
=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
广
+
廿
+
廿
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions / also written using banker's character 念 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 廿

This character looks like a flower pot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Nefertiti needs to vent off steam. In Anchor Inn's bathroom she finds a flower pot with twenty flutes inside. With a single swing with her double axe, she splits all twenty flutes. Afterwards, she feels much better. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


廿
=

+
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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

廿
=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
广
+
廿
+
jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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


=

+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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


=

+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


chu1

xi2
to attend / to participate / present (HSK level 5)

zhu3

xi2
chairperson / premier / chairman / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] (HSK level 5)

que1

xi2
absence / absent (HSK level 6)

zheng4

ren2

xi2
witness stand or box

xi2

juan3
to engulf / to sweep / to carry away everything

yi1

xi2

hua4
the content of a conversation / words / remarks

shou3

xi2
chief (representative, correspondent etc)

yan4

xi2
banquet / feast

xi2

le4
Schiller (name) / Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller or Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), German poet and dramatist

zhen3

xi2
seating mat

xi2

zi5
woven mat

zhu3

xi2

tuan2
presidium

lian2

xi2

hui4

yi4
joint conference

xi2

meng4

si1
spring mattress (loanword from "Simmons" bedding company name)

ying4

xi2
hard seat (on trains)

jiu3

xi2
feast / banquet

yan2

xi2
banquet / mat for sitting
退
tui4

xi2
to absent oneself from a meeting / to decline to attend

xi2

wei4
a seat (in a theater, stadium etc) / parliamentary or congressional seat

lie4

xi2
to attend a meeting as a nonvoting delegate

yi1

xi2

zhi1

di4
(acknowledged) place / a role to play / niche

zuo4

wu2

xu1

xi2
lit. a banquet with no empty seats / full house / capacity crowd / standing room only

yi4

xi2
seat in a parliament or legislative assembly

mao2

zhu3

xi2

yu3

lu4
Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, published from 1964 to about 1976

liu2

shui3

xi2
banquet where guests arrive at various times and are served with food as they arrive

liang2

xi2
summer sleeping mat (e.g. of woven split bamboo) / CL:張|张[zhang1],領|领[ling3]

man3

han4

quan2

xi2
the Manchu Han imperial feast, a legendary banquet in the Qing dynasty / (fig.) a sumptuous banquet

yan4

xi2
ink slab and sitting mat / place where one studies and teaches

yan2

xi2

juan1
tax on a banquet or feast

lian2

xi2

dong3

shi4
associate director

ting1

jun1

yi1

xi2

hua4

,

sheng4

du2

shi2

nian2

shu1
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)

xu1

xi2

yi3

dai4
to reserve a seat for sb (idiom)

yue4

xi2
to leave one's seat

lu4

yi4

si1

·

yi1

na4
西
xi1

ao4

·

lu2

la1

·

da2

xi2

er3

wa3
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the thirty-fifth President of Brazil / Lula

ruan3

xi2
soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)

ban4

jiu3

xi2
to prepare a feast

tao2

xi2
to leave a banquet (without permission)

huan2

xi2
to offer a return banquet

shou3

xi2

dai4

biao3
chief representative

shou3

xi2

xin4

xi1

guan1
chief information officer (CIO)

Example sentences for

 
nowadays - I, old Sun - contrary to expectation - sit - (le) - chief
Today actually I'm the chief of the banquet

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