you1 =
y + ou1

long or drawn out / remote in time or space / leisurely / to swing / pensive / worried | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) is very worried (悠) for her heart (心). She hasn't seen it in a long (悠) time. In front of the Louvre (ou1) she's looking everywhere using binoculars (攸). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
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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you1 =
y + ou1

distant, far / adverbial prefix | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: binoculars.

With the help of binoculars, in front of the Louvre Rosa Luxemburg sees Maud Younger trying to break into the Louvre using a sledgehammer. Rosa acts quickly and uses a dinosaur bone as a boomerang to paralyze Maud. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
about 3 years ago


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丿
+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

rap / tap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago


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丿
+

+
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ou1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


you1

jiu3
long (tradition, history etc) (HSK level 5)

huang4

you5
to swing / to sway / to wobble / to hang around / to hover around

you1

yang2
melodious / mellifluous

you1

ran2
unhurried / leisurely

you1

xian2
ease / leisurely

you1

xian2
variant of 悠閒|悠闲 / leisurely

you1

you1
lasting for ages / long drawn out / remote in time or space / unhurried / a great number (of events) / preposterous / pensive

zhuan4

you5
to roll / to wander around / to appear repeatedly

hu1

you5
to rock / to sway / to flicker (e.g. of lights reflected on water) / to flutter (e.g. of a flag) / to trick sb into doing sth / to dupe / to con

man4

you1

you1
unhurried

you1

chang2
long / drawn-out / prolonged / lingering

you1

yuan3
long time ago / distant / far away

hu1

hu1

you1

you1
indifferent to the passing of time / careless

you1

zhe5
to take it easy

you1

ran2

shen2

wang3
thoughts wandering far away

you1

you1

qiu2
yo-yo (loanword)

huang4

huang5

you1

you1
swaying / wobbling

you1

zai1

you2

zai1
see 悠哉悠哉[you1 zai1 you1 zai1]

li4

shi3

you1

jiu3
long-established / time-honored

you1

zai1

you1

zai1
free and unconstrained (idiom) / leisurely and carefree

you1

zai1
see 悠哉悠哉[you1 zai1 you1 zai1]

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