wei1 =
w + ei1

surname Wei / ancient Chinese state near present day Chongqing / Taiwan pr. [Wei2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei1 =
w + ei1

tiny / miniature / profound / abtruse / to decline / one millionth part of / micro- / Taiwan pr. [wei2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a microscope.

Willy Walrus set up his microscope on a small table in front of the Eiffel tower. He is investigating a very interesting crystal: the crystal looks like a big flute, and when he chips off pieces with a sledgehammer they also look like little flutes. He stores the chips in a black sneaker and to put them under the microscope he uses a fork. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, almost 2 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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


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丿
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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, 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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shan1 =
sh + an1

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shan1 =
sh + an1

mountain / hill / anything that resembles a mountain / CL:座[zuo4] / bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons / gable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A mountain has formed over night in front of Anchor Inn. Sherlock Holmes is investigating it with a fork. As soon as he sticks the fork inside, the mountain explodes; it was just a balloon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
almost 3 years ago


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ji1 =
ji + Ø1

small table | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc (ji-) is sitting at a small table (几) in front of the space station (-1) and having tea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

ji1 =
ji + Ø1

almost | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ji3 =
ji + Ø3

how much / how many / several / a few | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

rap / tap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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xx5

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

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


shao1

wei1
a little bit (HSK level 4)

wei1

xiao4
smile / CL:個|个[ge4],絲|丝[si1] / to smile (HSK level 5)

wei1

guan1
micro- / sub-atomic (HSK level 6)

lu:e4

wei1
a little bit / slightly (HSK level 6)

wu2

wei1

bu4

zhi4
in every possible way (idiom); meticulous (HSK level 6)

wei1

bu4

zu2

dao4
negligible / insignificant (HSK level 6)

wei1

feng1
breeze / light wind

xian3

wei1

jing4
microscope / CL:臺|台[tai2]

wei1

mi3
micron (one thousandth of a millimeter or 10^-6 meter)

bei1

wei1
petty and low

wei1

li4
speck / particle

xi4

wei1
tiny / minute / fine / subtle / sensitive (instruments)

ti3

tie1

ru4

wei1
to show every possible consideration (idiom); meticulous care

wei1

bo1
ripple / microwave

wei1

liang4
a smidgen / minute / micro- / trace (element)

wei1

ji1

fen1
calculus / differentiation and integration / calculus of infinitesimals 微 and integrals 積|积

wei1

sheng1

wu4
microorganism

wei1

tiao2
fine tuning / trimming

wei1

fen1
an infinitesimal / differentiation / differential calculus

wei1

sheng1

wu4

xue2
microbiology

wei1

guang1
glimmer

wei1

hu1

qi2

wei1
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)

wei1

wei1
slight / faint / humble

wei1

liang4

yuan2

su4
trace element (chemistry)

jing1

wei1
subtle / profound

wei1

xue4

guan3
capillary

wei1

ji1
micro (computer)

fang2

wei1

du4

jian4
to nip in the bud (idiom)

wei1

bo2
scanty / meager

qing1

wei1
slight / light / trivial / to a small extent

han2

wei1
of humble origin

wei1

xun1
tipsy

wei1

miao3
microsecond, µs, 10^-6 s

shuai1

wei1
to decline / to wane / weakened / enfeebled / in decline

wei1

jian4
humble / lowly

wei1

chu3

li3

qi4
microprocessor

wei1

bo1

lu2
microwave oven / CL:臺|台[tai2]

wei1

miao4
subtle

wei1

xing2
miniature / micro- / tiny

wei1

ruo4
weak / faint / feeble

Example sentences for

 
let - humble servant - forward - go - capture - seize - condemn
Let this humble servant go forward to capture and condemn him

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