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, over 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, over 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, over 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, almost 4 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, over 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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, 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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

m

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


chu1

mai4
to offer for sale / to sell / to sell out or betray (HSK level 6)

fan4

mai4
to sell / to peddle / to traffic (HSK level 6)

mai4

nong5
to show off / to make a display of

guai3

mai4
human trafficking / to abduct and sell / to kidnap and sell

mai4

guo2
to sell one's country / treason

mai4

chu1
to sell / to reach (a price in an auction)

mai3

mai4
buying and selling / business / business transactions / CL:樁|桩[zhuang1],次[ci4]

mai4

diao4
to sell off / to get rid of in a sale

mai4

jia1
seller

yi4

mai4
jumble sale (for good cause) / charity bazaar

zhuan1

mai4

dian4
specialty store

mai4

fang1
seller (in contracts)

dao3

mai4
to resell at a profit / to speculate

shuai3

mai4
to mark down (the price of goods) / to sell off cheap

mai4

shen1
to prostitute oneself / to sell oneself into slavery

xiao3

mai4

bu4
kiosk / snack counter / retail department or section inside a larger business

pai1

mai4
to auction / auction sale / to sell at a reduced price

zhuan1

mai4
monopoly / exclusive right to trade

pai1

mai4

shang1
auctioneer / auction house

za2

guo1

mai4

tie3
to be willing to sacrifice everything one has (idiom)

bian4

mai4
to sell off (one's property)

mai4

zuo4
(of a movie, show etc) to attract large audiences

mai4

zhu3
seller

shou4

mai4
to sell

jiao4

mai4
to hawk (one's wares) / to peddle

mai4

chun1
to engage in prostitution

qiang3

mai3

qiang3

mai4
to force sb to buy or sell / to trade using coercion

mai4

li4
to really put out energy for

pai1

mai4

hui4
auction / CL:場|场[chang3]

zhuang1

feng1

mai4

sha3
to play the fool (idiom) / to feign madness

mai4

guo2

zei2
traitor

mai4

yin2
prostitution

jian4

mai4
to sell cheaply / sacrifice / low price / discount sale

mai4

ming4
to throw one's life in for / to haplessly give one's life for / to sacrifice oneself torturously working for another or for a group / to pour in one's utmost effort / to shed one's last ounce of strength for

zhuan3

mai4
to resell

dao3

mai3

dao3

mai4
to buy and sell at a profit / to speculate

gua4

yang2

tou2

mai4

gou3

rou4
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom) / fig. to cheat / dishonest advertising / wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue

bai3

mai4
hawking / street vending

dao3

mai4
to resell at a profit

jia1

ju1

mai4

chang3
furniture store / furniture mall

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