kang1 =
k + ang1

surname Kang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

kang1 =
k + ang1

healthy / peaceful / abundant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Both Karl Marx (k) and the seated scribe (隶) are not the youngest ones around anymore. To proof themselves that they are still very fit and healthy (康), they skydive (广) and land in front of Angkor Wat (ang1). As they are just about to touch the ground they high-five. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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


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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, 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


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
广
+
li4 =
li + Ø4

attached to / scribe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the seated scribe.

Li Qingzhao (li) Just finished setting up a brand new archaic aqueduct (氺) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). She is very annoyed to find that five minutes later the seated scribe (隶) already tagged it using a crayon (肀). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
yu4 =
yu + Ø4

pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
shui3 =
shu + ei3

archaic variant of 水[shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As archaic symbol for an archaic character I choose the aqueduct. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=
shui3 =
shu + ei3

surname Shui | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shui3 =
shu + ei3

water / river / liquid / beverage / additional charges or income / (of clothes) classifier for number of washes | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp just climbed the Eiffel tower. He's really thirsty, so he's glad to find a water fountain. After he quenches his thirst, he also finds a snack: A banana is swimming in the water. He never ate a banana before, so he tries a mix of different methods: Putting on a fake beak to pick on the banana, holding it with a finger and peeling it with a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+

+
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+

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


=

+

+
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,
about 3 years ago


=

+

+
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

k

"k" is for Karl Marx. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ang1

In front of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

In front of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jian4

kang1
health / healthy (HSK level 3)

kang1

fu4
to recuperate / to recover (health) / to convalesce

wei1

si1

kang1

xin1
Wisconsin

kang1

ba1
Khampa, subdivision of Tibetan ethnic group / former Tibetan province of Kham, now split between Tibet and Sichuan

kang1

jia1
Kongka (brand)

kang1

bao3
Kangbao county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口[Zhang1 jia1 kou3], Hebei

kang1

nie4

di2

ge2

zhou1
Connecticut, US state

kang1

nai4

er3
Cornell (US University)

kang1

nie4

di2

ge2
Connecticut, US state

xiao3

kang1
comparatively good living standard / a period of peace and prosperity

kang1

zhuang1

da4

dao4
broad and open road (idiom); fig. brilliant future prospects

kang1

ke1

de2
Concord (place name) / Concord, capital of US state New Hampshire

kang1

nai3

xin1
carnation or clove pink / Dianthus caryophyllus (botany)

kang1

ding4
Dartsendo, Dardo or Kangding county (Tibetan: dar mdo rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gan1 zi1 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)

kang1

le4
Kangle county in Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture 臨夏回族自治州|临夏回族自治州[Lin2 xia4 Hui2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Gansu

ao4

kang1

na4
O'Connor (name) / Thomas Power O'Connor (1848-1929), Irish journalist and nationalist political leader

wei1

si1

kang1

xing1

zhou1
Wisconsin, US state

wei1

si1

kang1

xing1
Wisconsin, US state

an1

kang1
Ankang prefecture level city in Shaanxi

an1

kang1
good health

bao3

jia1

kang1

di4
Pocahontas (c. 1595-1617), native American noted for her association with the colony of Jamestown, Virginia

kang1

jian4
healthy / fit

yong3

kang1
Yongkang county level city in Jinhua 金華|金华[Jin1 hua2], Zhejiang / Yungkang city in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

kang1

si1

tan3

ci2
Konstanz (Germany)

kang1

ping2
peace and prosperity

kang1

ping2
Kangping county in Shenyang 沈陽|沈阳, Liaoning

kang1

ma3
Kangmar county, Tibetan: Khang dmar rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet

chuan1

duan1

kang1

cheng2
Kawabata Yasunari, Japanese literature Nobel laureate

ni2

kang1
Nikon corporation

tai4

kang1

xian4
Taikang county in Zhoukou 周口[Zhou1 kou3], Henan

xiao3

kang1

she4

hui4
middle-class society

tai4

kang1
Taikang county in Zhoukou 周口[Zhou1 kou3], Henan

jian4

kang1

zhuang4

tai4
state of health

fu4

shi4

kang1

ke1

ji4

ji2

tuan2
Foxconn Technology Group

fu4

shi4

kang1
Foxconn Technology Group / abbr. of 富士康科技集團|富士康科技集团[Fu4 shi4 kang1 ke1 ji4 ji2 tuan2]

zhou1

yong3

kang1
Zhou Yongkang (1942-), PRC petroleum engineer and politician

jian4

kang1

jian3

cha2
see 體格檢查|体格检查[ti3 ge2 jian3 cha2]

bao3

kang1

xian4
Baokang county in Xiangfan 襄樊[Xiang1 fan2], Hubei

an1

kang1

shi4
Ankang prefecture level city in Shaanxi

nan2

kang1

shi4
Nankang county level city in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi

Example sentences for

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