xun2 =
xu + (e)n2

to follow / to adhere to / to abide by | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes (xu) is following (循) his hero into the Forbidden City. Just inside the entrance ((e)n2) he is walking a path made out of shields (盾) wearing black sneakers (彳). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 5 months ago | add a painting



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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 2 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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dun4 =
du + (e)n4

shield | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog (du) urgently has to visit the bathroom so he storms into the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4) to pee on the banana tree (⺁), but the eye of providence (目) is determined to protect the tree standing guard armed with a cross (十) and protected by a shield (盾). The eye of providence is so determined to stop Doggy Dog because it'll have to clean the bathroom later. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+

+
xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+

+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xun2

huan2
to cycle / to circulate / circle / loop (HSK level 6)

xun2

xu4

jian4

jin4
in sequence, step by step (idiom); to make steady progress incrementally (HSK level 6)

zun1

xun2
to follow / to abide by / to comply with / compliance (HSK level 6)

xun2

gui1

dao3

ju3
to follow the compass and go with the set square (idiom); to follow the rules inflexibly / to act according to convention

yin1

xun2

shou3

jiu4
(idiom) to continue in the same old rut / diehard conservative attitudes

xun2

xun2

shan4

you4
to guide patiently and systematically (idiom)

xun2

huan2

xi4

tong3
circulatory system

xun2

huan2

sai4
round-robin tournament

e4

xing4

xun2

huan2
vicious circle

xun2

huan2

xiao3

shu4
recurring decimal

xun2

huan2

xing4
recurrent

xun2

huan2

jie2
recurring section of a rational decimal

yi1

xun2
to follow / to comply

xun2

zhe5
to follow

xun2

dao4

zong1
Methodism

ning2

meng2

suan1

xun2

huan2
citric acid cycle / Krebs cycle / tricarboxylic acid cycle

ran2

liao4

xun2

huan2
fuel cycle

liang2

xing4

xun2

huan2
virtuous cycle (i.e. positive feedback loop)

xue4

ye4

xun2

huan2
blood circulation

lang2

ken3

xun2

huan2
Rankine cycle (engineering)

xun2

huan2

lun4

zheng4
circular argument / logical error consisting of begging the question / Latin: petitio principii

guan1

mai4

xun2

huan2
coronary circulation

yin1

xun2
to continue the same old routine / to carry on just as before / to procrastinate

mi4

bi4

shi4

xun2

huan2

zai4

hu1

xi1

shui3

fei4

xi4

tong3
closed-circuit rebreather scuba (diving)

xun2

fen4
to abide by one's duties

xun2

hua4
Xunhua Salazu autonomous county in Haidong prefecture 海東地區|海东地区[Hai3 dong1 di4 qu1], Qinghai

xun2

hua4

sa3

la1

zu2

zi4

zhi4

xian4
Xunhua Salazu autonomous county in Haidong prefecture 海東地區|海东地区[Hai3 dong1 di4 qu1], Qinghai

xun2

hua4

xian4
Xunhua Salazu autonomous county in Haidong prefecture 海東地區|海东地区[Hai3 dong1 di4 qu1], Qinghai

xun2

huan2
使
shi3

yong4
recycle / to use in cyclic order

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