lian4 =
li + an4

to feel attached to / to long for / to love | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) waited for the also-run (亦) to arrive in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) to give her her heart (心). Qingzhao is deeply in love (恋) with the also-run. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

also | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: An also-ran, a very exhausted runner. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


The also-ran arrives very late at the space station's bathroom. In fact she arrives so late that Maud Younger who was waiting for her with a daisy fell asleep on a big cozy beret. The also-ran came so late because she ate many bananas on the way. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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丿
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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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,
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

heart / mind / intention / center / core / CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) uses a shovel (乚) to dig a hole in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She wants to bury her heart (心). To the side are three petal leaves (丶)e, with which she wants to cover it afterwards. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


lian4

ai4
(romantic) love / CL:個|个[ge4],場|场[chang3] / in love / to have an affair (HSK level 5)

liu2

lian4
reluctant to leave / to hate to have to go / to recall fondly (HSK level 6)

tan1

lian4
to cling to / to be reluctant to give up (sth) / to have a fondness for (an indulgence etc)

shi1

lian4
to lose one's love / to break up (in a romantic relationship) / to feel jilted

lian4

jia1
home-loving / to feel a strong attachment to home life / to begrudge being away from home

re4

lian4
to fall head over heels in love / to be passionately in love

juan4

lian4
to miss / to long for / to remember with longing / yearning

lian4

lian4

bu4

she3
reluctant to part

ai4

lian4
in love with / to feel deeply attached to

tong2

xing4

lian4
homosexuality / gay person / gay love

yi1

lian4
to regret parting / to hate to leave sb

lian4

ge1
love song

mi2

lian4
to be infatuated with / to indulge in

lian4

ren2
lover / sweetheart

chu1

lian4
first love

lian4

jiu4
see 懷舊|怀旧[huai2 jiu4]

lian4

qing2
romantic love

hun1

lian4
love and marriage

si1

lian4
to miss / to long for

lian4

mu3

qing2

jie2
Oedipus complex

lian4

wu4
(sexual) fetishism

lian4

wu4

kuang2
(sexual) fetishism

lian4

wu4

pi3
(sexual) fetishism

lian4

tong2

fan4
pedophile

lian4

tong2

pi3
pedophilia / pedophile

lian4

jiao3

pi3
foot fetish

lian4

jiao3

pi3

zhe3
foot fetishist

lian4

jiu4

qing2

jie2
dwelling on the past / difficulty in adapting to changes

zao3

lian4
puppy love

an4

lian4
to be secretly in love with

zhan4

lian4
sentimental attachment to a person or place

san1

jiao3

lian4

ai4
love triangle

dan1

lian4
unrequited love / one-sided love

yi4

di4

lian4
long-distance romance / long-distance relationship

yi4

xing4

lian4
heterosexuality / heterosexual love

yi4

xing4

lian4

zhu3

yi4
heterosexism

xiang1

lian4
to love each other

tong2

xing4

lian4

zhe3
homosexual / gay person

yi2

qing2

bie2

lian4
change of affection, shift of love (idiom); to change one's feelings to another love / to fall in love with sb else

wang3

lian4
online love affair / cyberdate / Internet dating

Example sentences for

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