du1 =
du + Ø1

surname Du | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou1 =
d + ou1

all / both / entirely / (used for emphasis) even / already / (not) at all | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Louis XIV wants to subject the world, and he starts with Don Quixote and the Emperor by standing on their backs while they crouch on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


du1 =
du + Ø1

capital city / metropolis | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe3 =
zh + e3

(after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ... / (after a noun) person involved in ... / -er / -ist / (used after a number or 後|后[hou4] or 前[qian2] to refer to sth mentioned previously) / (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term) / (old) (used at the end of a command) / (old) this | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crown wearing sun, the Sun King and George Washington are sticking their clay bananas in the air as if they were the three musketeers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The sun is wearing a crown. This reminds me of Louis XIV, le Roi Soleil, the Sun King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington is riding on the sun with two clay bananas as shoes. He's a clay banana sun rider. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks a bit like a crown, which may very well have clay bananas attached to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


A banana made from clay. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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


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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, 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

du

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou1

In front of the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shou3

du1
capital (city) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

du1

shi4
city / metropolis (HSK level 6)

de2

du1
Dejun, former county, merged into Wudalianchi 五大連池|五大连池[Wu3 da4 lian2 chi2] in Heihe, Heilongjiang

jia1

de2

man3

du1
Kathmandu, capital of Nepal

jing1

du1
capital (of a country)

jing1

du1
Kyoto, Japan

du1

bo2

lin2
Dublin, capital of Ireland

yan2

du1
Yandu district of Yancheng city 鹽城市|盐城市[Yan2 cheng2 shi4], Jiangsu

xin1

du1
Xindu or Newtown district of Chengdu city 成都市[Cheng2 du1 shi4], Sichuan

da4

dou1
for the most part / on the whole / also pr. [da4 du1]

da4

du1
for the most part / on the whole / metropolitan

da4

du1
Dadu, capital of China during the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368), modern day Beijing

da4

du1

shi4
metropolis / large city / megacity

du1

cheng2
capital city

cheng2

du1
Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China

le4

du1
Ledu county in Haidong prefecture 海東地區|海东地区[Hai3 dong1 di4 qu1], Qinghai

du1

hui4
society / community / city / metropolis

hong2

du1

la1

si1
Honduras

du1

ling2
Torino / Turin (Italy)

jian4

du1
to establish a capital

quan2

dou1
all / without exception

hua1

du1
Huadu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市[Guang3 zhou1 shi4], Guangdong

da4

du1

hui4
metropolitan

gu3

du1
ancient capital

tang2

en1

dou1

le4
Dunkin' Donuts

nu2

er2

gan1

du1

si1
the Ming dynasty provincial headquarters in the Heilongjiang and Vladivostok area

ao4

gu3

si1

du1
Augustus (name)

bo2

du1
tiger (ancient, dialect)

hong2

du1

la1

si1
Honduras (Tw)

yi2

du1
Yidu county level city in Yichang 宜昌[Yi2 chang1], Hubei

dian4

du1
to determine the position of the capital / to found a capital

diao1

fan1

dou1

fang1

cheng2
Diophantine equation

fu2

du1

jiao4
Hoodoo (African folk magic)

jing1

du1

nian4

ci2

an1

pi2

pa2

gao1
Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa, a Traditional Chinese natural herbal remedy / condensed loquat extract

da4

du1

shi4

di4

qu1
metropolitan area

yao2

du1

qu1
Yaodu district of Linfen city 臨汾市|临汾市[Lin2 fen2 shi4], Shanxi

yao2

du1
Yaodu district of Linfen city 臨汾市|临汾市[Lin2 fen2 shi4], Shanxi

diao1

fan1

dou1
Diophantus of Alexandria (3rd century AD), Greek mathematician

de2

du1

xian4
Dejun, former county, merged into Wudalianchi 五大連池|五大连池[Wu3 da4 lian2 chi2] in Heihe, Heilongjiang

guo2

du1
national capital

Example sentences for

 
this - imperial - horse - prison - has - horse - thousand - pair - all - to be taken care of by - you - manage
The Imperial Stable has a thousand horses, all under your supervision
 
Nezha - Ju Ling - spirit - both - cannot - score a victory
Nezha and Spirit Ju Ling both could not score a victory
 
quite - many - heavenly - immortals - without exception - all - invite
Many more. All immortals received an invitation without exception
 
Jade Emperor - old man - who - all - not - dare - bump - you
Old man Jade Emperor, no one dares to touch you
 
all - is - Jade Emperor - queen mother - give - come - 's
All are presents from the Jade Emperor and the Queen Mother

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