xing2 =
xi + (e)ng2

to appear / to look / form / shape | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) is modding her fake Santa Clause beard (彡) into a new shape (形). With a bottle opener (开) she carves the beard just inside Stonehenge's entrance ((e)ng2) so that it gets a fractal (形) shape (形). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
kai1 =
k + ai1

to open / to start / to turn on / to boil / to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc) / to operate (vehicle) / abbr. for 開爾文|开尔文 degrees Kelvin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle opener. Karl Marx is sitting in front of the palace, begging for money. He's playing a flute and has his bottle opener ready for the next beer, but unfortunately, he'll be carried away, his hands cuffed, soon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 years ago


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gong3 =
gu + (e)ng3

hands joined | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Handcuffs. Gitta Giraffe is sitting inside of Stonehenge, her hands tied up with handcuffs. There's a flute as horizontal bar, and attached to either side are a banana and a dinosaur bone, so that she cannot slide off the chain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
+

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
丿
+

+
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,
over 2 years ago


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+
shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng2

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting

Just inside the entrance of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


xing2

xiang4
image / form / figure / CL:個|个[ge4] / visualization / vivid (HSK level 5)

xing2

rong2
to describe / description / appearance / look (HSK level 5)

xing2

shi4
outer appearance / form / shape / formality / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xing2

cheng2
to form / to take shape (HSK level 5)

xing2

zhuang4
form / shape / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xing2

shi4
circumstances / situation / terrain / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xing2

tai4
shape / form / pattern / morphology (HSK level 6)

qing2

xing5
circumstances / situation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

wai4

xing2
figure / shape / external form / contour

di4

xing2
topography / terrain / landform

yuan2

xing2
round / circular

ju3

xing2
rectangle

ti3

xing2
figure / bodily form

wu2

xing2
incorporeal / virtual / formless / invisible (assets) / intangible

dui4

xing2
formation

ren2

xing2
human shape / in human form / of human appearance / doll / puppet

biao1

xing2

da4

han4
burly chap / husky fellow

xing2

bian4
deformation / bending

ji1

xing2

er2
deformed child / child with birth defect

chang2

fang1

xing2
rectangle

yuan2

xing2
archetype / original shape / true colors

yin3

xing2

yan3

jing4
contact lens / CL:隻|只[zhi1],副[fu4]

xing2

ying3

bu4

li2
inseparable (as form and shadow)

san1

jiao3

xing2
triangle

bo1

xing2
wave form

hu2

xing2
arch

fang4

lang4

xing2

hai2
to abandon all restraint (idiom)

lian3

xing2
variant of 臉型|脸型, shape of face / physiognomy

xing2

rong2

ci2
adjective

ti1

xing2
trapezoid

xing2

er2

shang4

xue2
metaphysics

xing2

shi4

zhu3

yi4
Formalism (art)

xing2

tong2

xu1

she4
to exist in name only / empty shell / useless (idiom)

xiang4

xing2
pictogram / one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph

xing2

ji4
manner / bearing / trace / mark / trail / etiquette

shen1

xing2
figure (esp. a woman's)

zheng4

fang1

xing2
square

yin3

xing2
invisible

xiang4

xing2

wen2

zi4
pictogram / hieroglyph

fang1

xing2
square / square-shaped

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