li3 =
li + Ø3

lining / interior / inside / internal / also written 裡|里[li3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sunflower.

Li Qingzhao wants to put up a field (田) inside (里) the space station (Ø3). First she puts some earth (土) here and there, and then she plants lots of sunflowers (里). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


li3 =
li + Ø3

Li (surname) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li3 =
li + Ø3

li (Chinese mile) / 500 meters (modern) / home / hometown / village / neighborhood / administrative unit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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,
about 3 years ago


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+
tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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,
about 3 years ago


=

+
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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 1

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,
almost 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


gong1

li3
kilometer (HSK level 4)

li3

cheng2

bei1
milestone (HSK level 6)

fo2

luo2

li3

da2

zhou1
Florida

ma3

de2

li3
variant of 馬德里|马德里[Ma3 de2 li3], Madrid

ma3

de2

li3
Madrid, capital of Spain

ke4

li3

si1

tuo1

fu2
(Warren) Christopher

a1

li3

ba1

ba1
Alibaba, PRC e-commerce company
西
xi1
西
xi1

li3

dao3
Sicily

a1

li3

ba1

ba1
Ali Baba, character from The Arabian Nights

sha3

li5

sha3

qi4
foolish / stupid

li3

cheng2

biao3
odometer

zi4

li3

hang2

jian1
between the words and the lines (idiom); implied meaning / connotations

di4

li2

bo1

li3
Tripoli, capital of Libya / Tripoli, city in north Lebanon

li3

shi4
Richter (scale)

zui3

li3
mouth / in the mouth / on one's lips / speech / words

li3

jia1
Riga, capital of Latvia

lin2

li3
neighbor / neighborhood

bu4

li3

si1

tuo1
Bristol

xiao4

li3

cang2

dao1
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese

bu4

li3

si1

ban1
Brisbane, capital of Queensland, Australia

li3

long4
lanes and alleys / neighborhood / lane neighborhoods in parts of Shanghai, with modified Chinese courtyard houses, occupied by single families in the 1930s, now crowded with multiple families

an4

di4

li5
secretly / inwardly / on the sly

li3

gen1
Reagan (name) / Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), US president (1981-1989)

gu3

zi5

li3
what sb feels (or knows etc) in his bones (derog.) / private understanding between individuals (derog.)

xin1

li5

hua4
(to express one's) true feelings / what is on one's mind / secret mind

wan4

li3

chang2

cheng2
the Great Wall

xiang1

li3
one's home town or village

mi4

su1

li3
Missouri

ha1

li3
Harry or Hari (name)

ao4

bu4

li3
Aubrey (name)

li3

cheng2
long journey / mileage (distance) / course of development

de2

li3
Delhi / New Delhi, capital of India / same as 新德里[Xin1 De2 li3]

ka3

lu4

li3
calorie (loanword)

ji1

li5

gu1

lu1
see 嘰哩咕嚕|叽哩咕噜[ji1 li5 gu1 lu1]

ke4

li3

mi3

ya4
Crimea

qing2

kong1

wan4

li3
a clear and boundless sky

mi4

su1

li3

zhou1
Missouri

ma3

li3

lan2
Maryland, US state

si3

li3

tao2

sheng1
mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape / to survive by the skin of one's teeth

zhe4

li3
variant of 這裡|这里[zhe4 li3]

Example sentences for

 
But - do - not - know - king - inside the sea - can - go
But is the king able to enter the sea?
 
what - sea - inside
What? Under the sea?
 
where - have - not - can - go - location
Where is a place I cannot go?
 
where - come - evil spirit?
Where do you come from, you evil spirit?
 
I - here - indeed - not - have - heavier - weapon - anymore
Indeed I do not have any heavier weapon
 
we - king - earlier - fly - hundred thousand - eight thousand - li - (le)
Our king has already flown 108 000 li
 
where - come
Where did you come from?

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