xu2 =
xu + Ø2

surname Xu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xu2 =
xu + Ø2

slowly / gently | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

After a hard day at work Hermes (xu) likes to be carried around in his sedan chair (余) just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2). He has his personnel wear black sneakers (彳) and has them walk really slowly (徐) so that there are no bumps whatsoever. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

surname Yu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(archaic) I / me / variant of 餘|余[yu2], surplus | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

extra / surplus / remaining / remainder after division / (following numerical value) or more / in excess of (some number) / residue (math.) / after / I / me | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 余车 means "emperor's carriage", and I'll thus represent 余 with a sedan chair. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station, Aphrodite finally has the chance to feel like an emperor. In zero gravity she doesn't need anyone to carry the sedan chair she's sitting on. She set up two sewage pipes right opposite of each other, so as soon as she shoots out of one she enters the other and is redirected to the first one. In this way she can ride her sedan chair in an infinite loop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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xx5

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

Let's say this is a sewage pipe which sticks out of the floor. The horizontal line is the floor level, and 小 below it represents the stuff in the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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chi4 =
ch + Ø4

step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Left foot: Black sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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has no simplified variant.

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


xu2

xu2
slowly / gently

shang1

biao1

xu2

qi3
the autumn breeze comes gently (idiom)

xu2

shi4

chang1
Xu Shichang (1855-1939), politician associated with the Northern Warlords, president of China in 1921

xu2

jun4
Xu Jun (1962-), Chinese Chinese chess grandmaster

xu2

guang1

qi3
Xu Guangqi (1562-1633), agricultural scientist, astronomer, and mathematician in the Ming dynasty

xu2

ke4
Tsui Hark (1951-), Chinese movie director and producer

xu2

kuang1

di2
Xu Kuangdi (1937-), PRC politician and former mayor of Shanghai

xu2

hui4

qu1
Xuhui district, central Shanghai

xu2

niang2

ban4

lao3
middle-aged but still attractive woman / lady of a certain age

xu2

jia1

hui4
Xujiahui, an area in 徐匯區|徐汇区[Xu2 hui4 qu1], Xuhui district, central Shanghai

xu2

zhou1
Xuzhou prefecture level city in Jiangsu

xu2

zhou1

di4

qu1
Xuzhou prefecture in Jiangsu

xu2

zhou1

shi4
Xuzhou prefecture level city in Jiangsu

xu2

zhi4

mo2
Xu Zhimo (1897-1931), writer and poet

xu2

bei1
鸿
hong2
Xu Beihong (1895-1953), famous European trained painter and influential art teacher

xu2

xing1
Xu Xing (1969-), Chinese palaeontologist / Xu Xing (1956-), Chinese short story writer

xu2

bu4
to stroll / to walk slowly

xu2

shui3
Xushui county in Baoding 保定[Bao3 ding4], Hebei

xu2

shui3

xian4
Xushui county in Baoding 保定[Bao3 ding4], Hebei

xu2

wei4
Xu Wei, Chinese painter

xu2

xi1

yuan2
Xu Xiyuan or Hsu Hsiyuan or Barbie Hsu (1976-), Taiwan pop star and actress, F4 band member / also called 大S

xu2

zhen1

qing1
Xu Zhenqing (1479-1511), Ming writer, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子

xu2

fu2
Xu Fu (3rd century BC), Qin dynasty court necromancer

xu2

huan3
slow / sluggish / lazily / to slow down

xu2

ji4

yu2
Xu Jiyu (1795-1873), Chinese geographer

xu2

wen2
Xuwen county in Zhanjiang 湛江[Zhan4 jiang1], Guangdong

xu2

wen2

xian4
Xuwen county in Zhanjiang 湛江[Zhan4 jiang1], Guangdong

xu2

xing2
to walk slowly / to stroll

xu2

xuan4
Xu Xuan (-991), author of commentaries on Shuowen Jiezi 說文解字註|说文解字注[Shuo1 wen2 Jie3 zi4 Zhu4]

xu2

xia2

ke4
Xu Xiake (1587-1641), Ming dynasty travel writer and geographer, author of Xu Xiake's Travel Diaries 徐霞客遊記|徐霞客游记[Xu2 Xia2 ke4 You2 ji4]

xu2

xia2

ke4

you2

ji4
Xu Xiake's Travel Diaries, a book of travel records by 徐霞客[Xu2 Xia2 ke4] on geology, geography, plants etc

lin2

ze2

xu2
Lin Zexu or Lin Tse-hsu "Commissioner Lin" (1785-1850), Qing official whose anti-opium activities led to first Opium war with Britain 1840-1842

qing1

xu2
Qingxu county in Taiyuan 太原[Tai4 yuan2], Shanxi

qing1

xu2

xian4
Qingxu county in Taiyuan 太原[Tai4 yuan2], Shanxi

ban4

lao3

xu2

niang2
middle-aged but still attractive woman / lady of a certain age

bu4

ji2

bu4

xu2
neither too fast nor too slow (idiom)

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