ku4 =
ku + Ø4

warehouse / storehouse / (file) library | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Koala (ku) ordered a new cabriolet (车), and it's going to be delivered to his garage (库) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). The new cabriolet is being thrown off suspended from a parachute (广), but unfortunately it hits the garage with Karl's old car and smashes it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=
广
+
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 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
广
+
che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin is parading in a cabriolet in front of the Erectheion, because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword, in the other one he's waving with a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

ku

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

Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


che1

ku4
garage (HSK level 5)

cang1

ku4
depot / storehouse / warehouse (HSK level 6)

zi1

liao4

ku4
database

shui3

ku4
reservoir / CL:座[zuo4]

ku4

ke4

qun2

dao3
Cook Islands

ku4

ke4
Cook (name) / Captain James Cook (1728-1779), British navigator and explorer

ai1

si1

ku4

luo2

si1
Aeschylus (c. 524 BC -c. 455 BC), Greek tragedian, author of The Persians, Seven against Thebes etc

ku4

cun2
property or cash held in reserve / stock

ku4

fang2
storeroom / warehouse

you2

ku4
fuel depot / fuel farm

shu4

ju4

ku4
database

bao3

ku4
treasure-house / treasury / treasure-trove (often fig., book of treasured wisdom)

guo2

ku4
public purse / state treasury / national exchequer

ji1

ku4
(aircraft) hangar

tu3

ku4

man4

si1

tan3
Turkmenistan

jun1

huo3

ku4
arsenal

ba1

ku4
Baku, capital of Azerbaijan

ku4

lun2
enclosed pasture (Mongolian loanword)

ku4

lun2
Kulun, the former name for modern Ulan Bator, capital of Mongolia (Mongolian: temple)

zhi1

shi5

ku4
knowledge base

wen2

ku4
collection of documents / library / book series / sequence of data, esp. genome

ku4

cang2
to store / to have sth in storage

ku4

er3
Chur (city in Switzerland)

xiao3

jin1

ku4
supplementary cash reserve / private fund / private hoard / slush fund

jin1

ku4
treasury

xue4

ku4
blood bank

shu1

ku4
a store room for books / fig. an erudite person / the Bibliotheca and Epitome of pseudo-Apollodorus

ku4

er3

de2
Kurd / Kurdish

dan4

yao4

ku4
ammunition dump

leng3

dong4

ku4
freezer compartment

bing1

ku4

xian4
Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Ben3 zhou1]

he2

wu3

ku4
nuclear arsenal

ku4

bu4

li3

ke4
Kubrick

guo2

ku4

quan4
treasury bond

ku4

lun2
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736-1806), French physicist / Coulomb (unit of charge)

ku4

er3

si1

ke4
Kursk (city)

yi1

er3

ku4

ci2

ke4
Irkutsk

guan1

ting1

shui3

ku4
Guanting or Kuan-ting reservoir in Hebei, one of the main water reservoirs serving Beijing

ta3

shi2

ku4

er3

gan1

xiang1
Taxkorgan township in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Ka1 shi2 di4 qu1], west Xinjiang

dong4

tai4

lian4

jie1

ku4
dynamic-link library (DLL) / shared library (computing)

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