dou4 =
d + ou4

comma / phrase marked by pause | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

du2 =
du + Ø2

to read / to study / reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog finds an advertising column just inside the space station's entrance. He finds out that it's for sale: There is an price tag attached to it. He reads the price tag aloud: "woof woof woof woof!" - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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mai4 =
m + ai4

to sell / to betray / to spare no effort / to show off or flaunt | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi wants to get rid of his worldly possessions and sets up a flea market in the palaces bathroom. He displays a cross, a sickle and a skull which he wants to sell, so he attached price tags to all of them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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mai3 =
m + ai3

to buy / to purchase | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi visits the palace. He sees a neat skull and a nice sickle, and he asks for the price, because he wants to buy them both. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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tou2 =
t + ou2

head / hair style / the top / end / beginning or end / a stub / remnant / chief / boss / side / aspect / first / leading / classifier for pigs or livestock / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh is inspecting is depiction just inside the entrance of the Louvre. He's depicted as having a skull head with two petal leaves in the eyeholes, and having a robot body. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


tou5 =
t + ou5

suff. for nouns | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 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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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

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HSK level: 1

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yue4

du2
to read / reading (HSK level 4)

lang3

du2
read aloud / read loudly and clearly (HSK level 6)

fu4

du2
to return to the same school and repeat a course from which one has already graduated, as a result of failing to get good enough results to progress to one's desired higher-level school

du2

fa3
reading / pronunciation (of a Chinese character)

fu4

du2
(of an audio device) to repeat a recorded phrase (e.g. for language learning)

du2

qu3
(of a computer etc) to read (data)

jiu4

du2
to go to school

du2

shu1
to read a book / to study / to attend school

du2

wu4
reading material

dao3

du2
guide (e.g. book or other printed material)

du2

ben3
reader / an instructional book

shu2

du2
to read and re-read sth until one is familiar with it

yue4

du2

qi4
reader (software)

song4

du2
to read aloud

bai4

du2
(polite) to read (sth)

zhong4

du2
stress (on a syllable)

du2

zhe3
reader / CL:個|个[ge4]

du2

bao4
to read newspapers

mo4

du2
to read in silence

ban4

gong1

ban4

du2
part work, part study / work-study program

jing1

du2
intensive reading / to peruse / perusal

du2

yin1
pronunciation / literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character

gong1

du2
to major (in a field) / to study a specialty to obtain a higher degree

xuan1

du2
to read out loud to an audience / a prepared speech (e.g. to a party conference)

du2

hou4

gan3
impression of a book / opinion expressed in a book review

du2

shu1

ren2
scholar / intellectual

du2

shu1

hui4
study group

du2

shu4
reading / data from meter

jie3

du2
to decipher / to decode

yan2

du2
to study attentively (a book) / to delve into

pei2

du2
to accompany one's child or spouse who is studying overseas / to help a child with their study, reading or practicing together

zou3

du2
to attend a day school

gong1

du2

sheng1
student who also works part-time / (old) reform-school student

lu:e4

du2
to read cursorily / to skim through

shen3

du2
to read (a draft) / to review

you3

sheng1

du2

wu4
audiobook / recording of a person reading the text of a book

yi4

du2
legible / readable

wen2

du2
literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character

shi1

du2

zheng4
alexia

peng3

du2
to read (honorific: e.g. your distinguished article)

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