kuai4 =
ku + ai4

rapid / quick / speed / rate / soon / almost / to make haste / clever / sharp (of knives or wits) / forthright / plain-spoken / gratified / pleased / pleasant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Koala made the mistake to have asked the crystal ball in the palace's bathroom about his future. After he has seen his fate he quickly and angrily destroys the crystal ball with a flail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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guai4 =
gu + ai4

decisive | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe assumed the throne in the palaces bathroom. Now she has to decide which tool she will use to enforce her decisions. She asks a crystal ball whether she should use a classical sickle or a rather modern robot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a crystal ball which will decide for you. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xx5

"Heart" side-radical. | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks a bit like a flail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

ai4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


kuai4

le4
happy / merry (HSK level 2)

yu2

kuai4
cheerful / cheerily / delightful / pleasant / pleasantly / pleasing / happy / delighted (HSK level 4)

liang2

kuai5
nice and cold / pleasantly cool (HSK level 4)

tong4

kuai4
overjoyed / delighted / happily / heartily / enjoying / also pr. [tong4 kuai5] (HSK level 5)

gan3

kuai4
at once / immediately (HSK level 5)

shuang3

kuai5
refreshed / rejuvenated / frank and straightforward (HSK level 6)

jin3

kuai4
as quickly as possible / as soon as possible / with all speed / also written 盡快|尽快 (HSK level 6)

jin3

kuai4
as quickly as possible / as soon as possible / with all speed (HSK level 6)

jin4

kuai4
see 盡快|尽快[jin3 kuai4] (HSK level 6)

kuai4

huo5
happy / cheerful (HSK level 6)

yi1

tu3

wei2

kuai4
to get sth off one's chest

kuai4

jian4
express delivery / express mail or luggage

kuai4

bu4
quick step

kai1

kuai4

che1
an express train sets off / fig. to work in haste / to rush

kuai4

yao4
almost / nearly / almost all

xian1

du3

wei2

kuai4
joy of first experience (idiom) / the pleasure of reading sth for the first time

zui3

kuai4
to have loose lips

kuai4

ban3
allegro

kuai4

su4
fast / high-speed / rapid

kuai4

che1
express (train, bus etc)

kuai4

can1

dian4
fast food shop

kuai4

jie2
quick / fast / nimble / agile / (computer) shortcut

kuai4

xun4
newsflash

xin1

zhi2

kou3

kuai4
frank and outspoken (idiom) / straight speaking / to say what one thinks

te4

kuai4
express (train, delivery etc)

wai4

kuai4
extra income

te4

kuai4

che1
special express

kuai4

jie2

jian4
(computer) shortcut key / hotkey

kuai4

yi4
pleased / elated

kuai4

zui3
unable to keep one's thoughts to oneself / blabbermouth / CL:張|张[zhang1]

kuai4

ting3
speedboat / motor launch

kuai4

man4
speed

kuai4

zhao4
snapshot / photo

kuai4

men2
shutter

qing1

kuai4
light and quick / brisk / spry / lively / effortless / relaxed / agile / blithe

jia1

kuai4
to accelerate / to speed up

qin2

kuai4
diligent / hardworking

kuai4

che1

dao4
fast lane

kuai4

kuai4

le4

le4
happy

kuai4

gan3
pleasure / thrill / delight / joy / pleasurable sensation / a high

Example sentences for

 
I, old Sun - want to - see - this - old - dragon king - quickly - announce
I want to see you old dragon king. Quick, announce my arrival
 
Quickly - take along - me - forward - go
Take me along, presto
 
come - people - quickly - take - that - seven - thousand - two - hundred - catty - square - heaven - halberd
Come! Quickly take the 7200 half-kilogram halberd here
 
quickly - go - take - him - bring - over
Go and bring him here, quickly
 
you - still - not - quickly - go
Why are you still here?
 
quickly - let - I, old Sun - enter
Quickly, let me enter
 
quick - get out of the way - must not - provoke - I, old Sun - angry
Now step aside! Don't make me angry

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