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
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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


ke1

ji4

jing1

song3

xiao3

shuo1
techno-thriller novel / science fiction thriller

cheng1

shuo1
to declare / to state / to call / to name

kong1

kou3

shuo1

bai2

hua4
to make empty promises

zhan4

zhe5

shuo1

hua4

bu4

yao1

teng2
it's all very well to talk, but getting things done is another matter (idiom) / to be an armchair expert / to blabber on

zhang1

hui2

xiao3

shuo1
novel in chapters, main format for long novels from the Ming onwards, with each chapter headed by a summary couplet

jian3

dan1

de5

shuo1
to put it simply / simply put

xu4

shuo1
to chatter endlessly

zong3

ti3

shang4

shuo1
looking at the big picture / all in all / all things considered

lao3

shi2

shuo1
honestly speaking / to be frank, ...

sheng1

shuo1
to narrate

hu2

zhou1

luan4

shuo1
to talk random nonsense (idiom); to say whatever comes into one's head

mai4

lun2

xue2

shuo1
theory of Chakra in Indian yoga and Tibetan Buddhism

se4

qing2

xiao3

shuo1
pornographic novel / dirty book

zhu4

shu1

li4

shuo1
to write a book advancing one's theory (idiom)

xu1

gou4

xiao3

shuo1
fiction

jian4

shuo1
to hear what was said

hua4

you4

shuo1

hui2

lai5
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow

hua4

shuo1

hui2

lai5
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow

shuo1

shang4
to say / to speak / to talk

shuo1

bu5

chu1
unable to say

shuo1

bu4

chu1

hua4

lai2
speechless

shuo1

bu4

zhun3
unable to say / can't say precisely

shuo1

bu4

tong1
it does not make sense

shuo1

chu1
to speak out / to declare (one's view)

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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