qing1 =
qi + (e)ng1

nature's color / green or blue / greenish black / youth / young (of people) / abbr. for Qinghai province 青海 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cyan-colored fountain of youth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


The moon opened a very profitable start-up in front of Stonehenge. He put up a fountain of youth and--wearing a fancy headdress--charges the Queen of Hearts a fortune for drinking from the fountain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

component in Chinese characters, occurring in 青, 毒, 素 etc / see also 青字頭|青字头[qing1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a fancy headdress. The bachelor wears a really heavy headdress. He doesn't know it's full of mud. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
(e)ng1

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


qing1

shao4

nian2
adolescent / youth / teenager (HSK level 5)

qing1

chun1
youth / youthfulness (HSK level 5)

chang2

qing1
evergreen

qing1

jin1
veins / blue veins

lu2

huo3

chun2

qing1
lit. the stove fire has turned bright green (allusion to Daoist alchemy) (idiom) / fig. (of an art, a technique etc) brought to the point of perfection

qing1

yu2
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel

qing1

long2
Azure Dragon, one of the four symbols of the Chinese constellations, also known as the Azure Dragon of the East 東方青龍|东方青龙[Dong1 fang1 Qing1 long2] or 東方蒼龍|东方苍龙[Dong1 fang1 Cang1 long2] / (slang) man without pubic hair

qing1

yun2
clear sky / fig. high official position / noble

qing1

nian2

tuan2
youth corps / youth wing of a political party

qing1

si1
fine black hair / dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)

nian2

qing1
youthful

qing1

lai4
to favor / to think highly of / one's good graces

qing1

dao3
Qingdao, subprovincial city in Shandong

li4

qing1
asphalt / bitumen / pitch

qing1

hong2

zao4

bai2
the rights and wrongs of a matter (idiom)

qing1

tong2

qi4
bronze implement / refers to ancient bronze artifacts, from c. 2,000 BC

tie3

qing1
ashen

qing1

cui4
fresh and green / verdant

qing1

tai2
moss / lichen

qing1

yun2

zhi2

shang4
rising straight up in a clear sky (idiom); rapid promotion to a high post / meteoric career

qing1

mei2

su4
penicillin

qing1

mei2

su4
penicillin

qing1

wa1
frog / CL:隻|只[zhi1] / (slang) ugly guy

qing1

mei2

zhu2

ma3
lit. green plums and hobby-horse (idiom) / fig. innocent children's games / childhood sweethearts / a couple who grew up as childhood friends

qing1

nian2
youth / youthful years / young person / the young

qing1

shan1
green hills / (the good) life

qing1

shan1
Qingshan district of Wuhan city 武漢市|武汉市[Wu3 han4 shi4], Hubei / Qingshan district of Baotou city 包頭市|包头市[Bao1 tou2 shi4], Inner Mongolia

qing1

hua1
blue and white (porcelain)

qing1

tian2
Qingtian county in Lishui 麗水|丽水[Li2 shui3], Zhejiang

dian4

qing1
indigo

wu1

qing1
bluish black / bruise / bruising / CL:塊|块[kuai4]

qing1

hua1

ci2
blue and white porcelain

qing1

zhuang4

nian2
the prime of one's life

chang2

qing1

teng2
ivy

qing1

tong2
bronze (alloy of copper 銅|铜 and tin 錫|锡[xi1])

qing1

wa3

tai2
Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae 청와대), residence of the president of South Korea in Seoul

ping2

bu4

qing1

yun2
to rapidly go up in the world / meteoric rise (of a career, social position etc)

dong1

qing1
holly

qing1

cai4
green vegetables / Chinese cabbage

qing1

cong1
scallion / green onion / verdant / lush green

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