xuan2 =
xu + an2

to hang or suspend / to worry / public announcement / unresolved / baseless / without foundation | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes (xu) is overwhelmed to find the shape of his home county (县) hanging (悬) from the wall just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). He starts crying and hangs (悬) his heart (心) on the shape as sign of recognition. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xian4 =
xi + an4

county | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) and the county manager of her home county are manufacturing maps of her home county (县) inside of the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). The county has a very special form which you can reproduce by smashing a fake nose (厶) with a shelf (且). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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qie3 =
qi + e3

and / moreover / yet / for the time being / to be about to / both (... and...) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a shelf. The Queen of Hearts bought a new shelf for all her flutes. Because she is a queen and needs an extravagant shelf, she installed several Eye of Providences to give the flutes an extravagant lighting. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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, almost 5 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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HSK level: 6

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

xu

Hermes - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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over 4 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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over 4 years ago

Words with


xuan2

nian4
suspense in a movie, play etc / concern for sb's welfare (HSK level 6)

xuan2

ya2

qiao4

bi4
sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom) (HSK level 6)

xuan2

gua4
to suspend / to hang / suspension (cable car) (HSK level 6)

xuan2

shang3
to offer a reward / bounty

kou3

ruo4

xuan2

he2
mouth like a torrent (idiom) / eloquent / glib / voluble / have the gift of the gab

xuan2

kong1
midair

xuan2

an4
unresolved question / unresolved case

xuan2

ya2

le4

ma3
lit. to rein in the horse at the edge of the precipice (idiom); fig. to act in the nick of time

xuan2

yong1

chui2
uvula (biology)

xuan2

fu2
to float (in the air etc) / suspension

xuan2

er2

wei4

jue2
pending a decision / hanging in the balance

xuan2

ya2
precipice / overhanging cliff

xuan2

shu1
a wide gap / big contrast / large disparity / a mismatch

ci2

xuan2

fu2
magnetic levitation (train) / maglev

dao4

xuan2
lit. to hang upside down / fig. in dire straits

xuan2

fu2

wei1

li4
particulates / particulate matter

xuan2

fu2

wu4
suspended matter / suspension (of atmospheric pollution)

xuan2

yi2
suspense

xuan2

dang4
to hang / suspended

xuan2

kong1

si4
Xuankong Temple or Suspended Temple near Yanyuan in Shanxi

xuan2

suo3

qiao2
suspension bridge

xuan2

yang2

tou2

mai4

gou3

rou4
see 掛羊頭賣狗肉|挂羊头卖狗肉[gua4 yang2 tou2 mai4 gou3 rou4]

xuan2

shang3

ling4
an order to post a reward (for the capture of a criminal)

ming2

jing4

gao1

xuan2
perspicacious and impartial in judgment (idiom)

zhong4

gua3

xuan2

shu1
the multitude against the few, a wide disparity (idiom from Mencius); heavily outnumbered / unequally matched / overwhelmed by weight of numbers

qin2

jing4

gao1

xuan2
see 明鏡高懸|明镜高悬[ming2 jing4 gao1 xuan2]

jie3

min2

dao4

xuan2
lit. to rescue the people from hanging upside down (idiom, from Mencius); to save the people from dire straits

fu4

zhui4

xuan2

you2
superfluous or useless appendages / superfluities

zhong1

su1

jie3

jue2

xuan2

an4

da4

gang1

xie2

ding4
the treaty of 1923 normalizing relations between the Soviet Union and the Northern Warlord government of China

tou2

xuan2

liang2

,

zhui1

ci4

gu3
lit. with his head attached to a beam and stabbing his thigh with an awl (idiom) / fig. to study assiduously and tirelessly

dao4

xuan2

zhi1

wei1
lit. the crisis of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situation / dire straits

dao4

xuan2

zhi1

ji2
lit. the crisis of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situation / dire straits

dao4

xuan2

zhi1

ku3
lit. the pain of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situation / dire straits

chui2

xuan2

fen1

ci2
hanging participle (error of grammar in English)

tian1

di4

xuan2

ge2
lit. a gulf between heaven and earth / wide difference of opinion (idiom)

xuan2

chui2
overhang

xuan2

hu2

ji4

shi4
practice medicine or pharmacy to help the people or public

xuan2

yan2
cliff

xuan2

ya2

jue2

bi4
sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom)

xuan2

dai4
sling (for immobilizing an injured limb etc)

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