shui4 =
shu + ei4

to persuade | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shuo1 =
shu + o1

to speak / to say / to explain / to scold / to tell off / a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Olavinlinna Castle is a big advertising column. On it is a picture of Sheldon Shrimp, who is depicted to be talking about his new cash exchange booth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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dui4 =
du + ei4

surname Dui | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dui4 =
du + ei4

to cash / to exchange / to add (liquid) / to blend / one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing swamp / ☱ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog opened a cash exchange booth in the Eiffel tower's bathroom. His first customers are Apollo and a mean crocodile. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

elder brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes and his older brother Apollo are arguing about a mandarin in front of Stonehenge. As mischievous as he is, Sun Wu Kong sneaks in and steals the mandarin, just to eat it himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

r5

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


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丿
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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


Stroke order

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

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
o1

In front of Olavinlinna Castle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


chang2

yan2

shuo1

de5

hao3
as the saying goes / as they say...

ying3

she4

xiao3

shuo1
roman à clef

shen1

shuo1
to state / to assert

leng4

shuo1
to insist / to allege / to assert

man4

shuo1
not to mention ... (i.e. in addition to sth)

xi4

shuo1
dramatic form consisting of historical narration / history as jocular narrative / to stretch history for a joking story / amusing story with strained interpretations of history / to make an unreasonable comparison in jest

xi4

shuo1

ju4
period costume drama (on TV)

da3

kai1

tian1

chuang1

shuo1

liang4

hua4
not to mince words / not to beat about the bush

zhao1

gu3

shuo1

ming2

shu1
prospectus

tui1

shuo1
to plead / to claim as an excuse

ri4

xin1

shuo1
heliocentric theory / the theory that the sun is at the center of the universe

shi4

sha2

shuo1

sha2
call a spade a spade (idiom)

you3

ku3

shuo1

bu5

chu1
having unspeakable bitter suffering / (often used after 啞巴吃黃連|哑巴吃黄连[ya3 ba5 chi1 huang2 lian2])

you3

hua4

yao4

shuo1
to speak one's mind

you3

shuo1

fu2

li4
convincing

heng2

shuo1

shu4

shuo1
to explain sth over and over again / to repeat

wu3

xia2

xiao3

shuo1
a martial arts (wuxia) novel

bi3

fang5

shuo1
for example / for instance

min2

jian1

chuan2

shuo1
popular tradition / folk legend

mei2

de5

shuo1
really good / excellent

hai3

di3

kuo4

zhang1

shuo1
theory of seafloor spreading (geology)

qian3

shuo1
simple introduction / primer

you2

shui4

tuan2
lobby group

you2

shui4

tuan2

ti3
lobby group

hun2

tian1

shuo1
geocentric theory in ancient Chinese astronomy

yan3

shuo1

zhe3
orator / speaker

man4

shuo1
not to mention ... (i.e. in addition to sth)

zai1

bian4

shuo1
catastrophism (theory that geological changes are brought about by catastrophes such as the biblical flood)

ran2

su4

shuo1
phlogiston theory

bu4

hao3

shuo1
hard to say / unpleasant to say / can't be sure

bu4

dai4

shuo1
needless to say / it goes without saying

bu4

you2

fen1

shuo1
to allow no explanation

bu4

shuo1

zi4

ming2
self-explanatory / self-evident (idiom)

yi4

shuo1
different opinion / dissident view / absurd remark

chi1

ren2

shuo1

meng4
lunatic ravings / nonsense / pipe dream

zhong4

shuo1
various ideas / diverse opinions

zhong4

shuo1

fen1

rou2
lit. diverse opinions confused and divided (idiom); opinions differ / controversial matters

zhong4

shuo1

fu2
hub for diverse opinions

shen2

mo2

xiao3

shuo1
supernatural novel / novel of ghosts and goblins

ke1

huan4

xiao3

shuo1
science fiction novel

Example sentences for

 
Don't tell me - you - say - (le) - not - count - ?
Don't tell me what you said doesn't count anymore?
 
you - fetus - hair - not yet - dry - say - what - big - language
You fetus, your hair is not even dry yet and you still dare to speak such big words?
 
old - servant - long ago - say - in the past
This old servant already said it a long time ago
 
say - something - at - peach banquet - eat
Talking about eating at the peach banquet
 
what - great sage the equal of heaven - not - hear - ever
What Great Sage the Equal of Heaven? I have never heard of him
 
what - great sage the equal of heaven - not - hear - ever
What Great Sage the Equal of Heaven? I have never heard of him
 
hear - peach of immortality - gathering - top - haven't - invite - he
Hearing that he wasn't invited to the peaches of immortality dinner

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