xie4 =
xi + e4

surname Xie | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xie4 =
xi + e4

to thank / to apologize / to wither (of flowers, leaves etc) / to decline | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) just came back from her trip to outer space and is standing in front of the launch pad (射) in the Erechtheion's bathroom (e4). She thanks (谢) her sponsors and points towards the sponsors' advertising column (讠), saying that it would have been impossible to go to outer space without their funding. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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she4 =
sh + e4

to shoot / to launch / to allude to / radio- (chemistry) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) is ready for takeoff in the Erechtheion's bathroom (e4) and stands in front of a rocket on a launch pad (mnemonic symbol for 射). As there are many journalists, Sherlock prepared to be extra fancy and wears a tight body suit (身). He winks to the photographers and makes the thumbs up (寸) sign. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - 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,
about 3 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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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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shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

body / life / oneself / personally / one's morality and conduct / the main part of a structure or body / pregnant / classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset / Kangxi radical 158 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a bodysuit. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Sherlock Holmes tries on his new bodysuit in front of the Forbidden City. To see himself better in his hand mirror, he uses a banana as a selfie stick. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - 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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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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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, 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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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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


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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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HSK level: 1

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
e4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xie4

xie5
to thank / thanks / thank you (HSK level 1)

gan3

xie4
(express) thanks / gratitude / grateful / thankful / thanks (HSK level 4)

xin1

chen2

dai4

xie4
metabolism (biology) / the new replaces the old (idiom) (HSK level 6)

xie4

jue2
to refuse politely (HSK level 6)

xie4

tian1

xie4

di4
Thank heavens! / Thank goodness that's worked out so well!

xie4

yi4
gratitude / thanks

ming2

xie4
to express gratitude (esp. in public) / vote of thanks

xie4

en1
to thank sb for favor (esp. emperor or superior official)

xie4

er3

gai4
Sergei (name)

xie4

he4
Xie He (479-502), portrait painter from Qi of Southern dynasties 南齊

xie4

ding3
to go bald

dai4

xie4
replacement / substitution / metabolism (biol.)

dao4

xie4
to express thanks

xie4

mu4
curtain call

zhi4

xie4
expression of gratitude / to give thanks / a thank-you note / acknowledgement

diao1

xie4
to wither / to wilt / wizened

da2

xie4
to express one's thanks

xie4

la1
Zerah (son of Judah)

duo1

xie4
many thanks / thanks a lot

xie4

li3
honorarium / gift as thanks

xie4

zui4
to apologize for an offense / to offer one's apology for a fault

chou2

xie4
to thank with a gift

xie4

li3

fu1
Sharif (name) / Nawaz Sharif (1949-), Pakistani politician

xie4

tie3
letter of thanks

cheng1

xie4
to express thanks

xie4

chen2
gratitude / thankful / sincerely grateful

xie4

er3

ba1

ren2
Sherpa

xie4

bing4
to excuse oneself because of illness

xie4

jue2

can1

guan1
closed to visitors / no admittance

xie4

rou4

jie2
carnival (esp. Christian)

xie4

xin1
Chea Sim, President of Cambodian National Assembly

xie4

tong1

men2
Xaitongmoin county, Tibetan: Bzhad mthong smon rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet

xie4

tong1

men2

xian4
Xaitongmoin county, Tibetan: Bzhad mthong smon rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet

xie4

chang2

ting2
Frank Chang-ting Hsieh (1946-), Taiwanese DPP politician, mayor of Kaohsiung 1998-2005

xie4

ting2

feng1
Tse Ting-Fung or Nicholas Tse (1980-), cantopop star

xie4

ling2

yun4
Xie Lingyun (385-433) poet during Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋

ci2

xie4
to decline gratefully

lao4

an1

suan1

dai4

xie4

bing4
yrosinosis

ming2

xie4
to express gratitude (esp. in public) / vote of thanks / also written 鳴謝|鸣谢

diao1

xie4
variant of 凋謝|凋谢[diao1 xie4]

Example sentences for

 
old - neighbor - I, old Sun - very much - thank - (le)
Old neighbor, old Sun thanks you very much
 
quick - thank
Quick, show your gratitude
 
at - there - you - is - most - big - quickly - thank
There you will be the most important person. Hurry and show your gratitude
 

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