yu3 =
yu + Ø3

dialect / language / speech | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is seeing some language advertisement on an advertising column in the space station. She decides to paint a big mandarin colored pentagram over the language ad. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to tell to | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wu2 =
w + Ø2

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: A mandarin colored pentagram. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


wu2 =
w + Ø2

I / my (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wu3 =
w + Ø3

five / 5 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A pentagram. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Martin Luther King helps Willy Walrus to construct a pentagram out of dinosaur bones inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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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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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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,
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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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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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,
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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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - 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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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

yu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


han4

yu3
Chinese language / CL:門|门[men2] (HSK level 1)

ci2

yu3
word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases) / term (e.g. technical term) / expression (HSK level 3)

yu3

fa3
grammar (HSK level 4)

yu3

yan2
language / CL:門|门[men2],種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 4)

mi2

yu3
riddle / conundrum / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 5)

yu3

qi4
tone / manner of speaking / mood / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

cheng2

yu3
Chinese set expression, often made up of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 characters each, often alluding to a story or historical quotation / idiom / proverb / saying / adage / set expression / CL:條|条[tiao2],本[ben3],句[ju4] (HSK level 5)

mu3

yu3
native language / mother tongue / (linguistics) parent language (HSK level 6)

an4

yu3
code word

yan4

yu3
proverb

bu4

ke3

tong2

ri4

er2

yu3
lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in the same breath / incomparable

tian2

yan2

mi4

yu3
sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery

fa3

yu3
French (language)

zhu3

yu3
subject (in grammar)

zhi3

yan2

pian4

yu3
just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases

wei4

yu3
(grammatical) predicate

tu3

yu3
dialect / patois

hui4

yu3
obscene language
西
xi1

ban1

ya2

yu3
Spanish language

qi2

yu3
signal flags (for communicating between ships or army units) / semaphore

yu3

xi4
language family

yong4

yu3
choice of words / wording / phraseology / term

liu2

yan2

fei1

yu3
rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip / lies and slanders

li3

yu3
slang

shuang1

guan1

yu3
pun / play on words / a phrase with a double meaning

yu3

diao4
intonation / CL:個|个[ge4]

er3

yu3
to whisper in sb's ear / a whisper

wai4

yu3
foreign language / CL:門|门[men2]

jie2

yu3
concluding remarks

xian2

yan2

xian2

yu3
idle gossip

tai4

yu3
Thai (language)

yue4

yu3
Cantonese language

shou3

yu3
sign language

a1

la1

bo2

yu3
Arabic (language)

si1

yu3
murmur

jing4

yu3
honorific (e.g. in grammar of oriental languages)

yin3

yu3
quotation

yu3

yi4
meaning of words / semantic

yu3

yi4

xue2
semantics

yi4

yu3
to talk in one's sleep / crazy talk

Example sentences for

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