xing4 =
xi + (e)ng4

nature / character / property / quality / attribute / sexuality / sex / gender / suffix forming adjective from verb / suffix forming noun from adjective, corresponding to -ness or -ity / essence / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie had a strong character since she was little. Even in her cradle in Stonehenge's bathroom she was only playing with a flail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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sheng1 =
sh + (e)ng1

to be born / to give birth / life / to grow / raw / uncooked / student | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes comforts a crying baby bull in a cradle in front of Stonehenge and plays him a tune on a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a cradle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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niu2 =
ni + ou2

surname Niu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

niu2 =
ni + ou2

ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / (slang) awesome | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bull has been locked to a big cross just inside the Louvre's entrance, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂉

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 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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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,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

xi

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


xing4

ge2
nature / disposition / temperament / character / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xing4

bie2
gender / sex / distinguishing between the sexes (HSK level 4)

ge4

xing4
individuality / personality (HSK level 5)

xing4

zhi4
nature / characteristic / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

tan2

xing4
flexibility / elasticity (HSK level 6)

ren4

xing4
willful / headstrong / unruly (HSK level 6)

man4

xing4
slow and patient / chronic (disease) / slow to take effect (e.g. a slow poison) (HSK level 6)

xing4

neng2
function / performance (HSK level 6)

xing4

ming4
life (HSK level 6)

xing4

qing2
nature / temperament (HSK level 6)

ren2

xing4
human nature / humanity / human / the totality of human attributes (HSK level 6)

xing4

gan3
sex appeal / eroticism / sexuality / sexy (HSK level 6)

suo3

xing4
you might as well (do it) / simply / just (HSK level 6)

ji4

xing4
memory (ability to retain information) (HSK level 6)

ye3

xing4
wild nature / unruliness

nan2

xing4
the male sex / a male

dui4

kang4

xing4
antagonistic

jing4

zheng1

xing4
competitive

qian2

zhan1

xing4
farsightedness / perspicacity / prescience / forward-looking

wei1

hai4

xing4
harmfulness

ji2

xing4
chemical polarity

li4

shi3

xing4
historic

ji2

xing4
acute

jue2

ding4

xing4
decisive / conclusive

ju2

xian4

xing4
limitations

you3

xiao4

xing4
validity

man4

xing4

bing4
chronic disease

bing3

xing4
innate character / natural disposition / attitude

xiang1

guan1

xing4
correlation

ci4

ji1

xing4
thrilling / exciting / stimulating / irritating / provocative / pungent / spicy

liu2

dong4

xing4
flowing / shifting / fluidity / mobility / liquidity (of funds)

ke3

neng2

xing4
possibility / probability

te4

xing4
property / characteristic

xiong2

xing4
male

dao3

dian4

xing4
conductivity (elec.)

xing4

qi4
sex organ

gao1

xing4

neng2
high performance

duo4

xing4
inert (chemistry) / apathy / inertia / laziness

sui2

ji1

xing4
randomness / stochasticity

zong1

he2

xing4
synthesis

Example sentences for

 
thereby - tame - wild nature
Thereby I will tame his wild nature

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