can3 =
c + an3

miserable / wretched / cruel / inhuman / disastrous / tragic / dim / gloomy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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can1 =
c + an1

to take part in / to participate / to join / to attend / to counsel / unequal / varied / irregular / uneven / not uniform / abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three (banker's anti-fraud numeral) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

ginseng / one of the 28 constellations | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhen3 =
zh + (e)n3

bushy, black hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: an afro.

George Washington (zh) sees that Neanderthal Man (人) got a huge afro (㐱) and know he wants one himself. In the Forbidden City ((e)n3) Neanderthal Man helps him to make his hair thicker using hair from a fake Santa Claus beard (彡) matching his natural hair color, eventually forming his hair and his extensions into a huge gray afro. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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xx5

"Heart" side-radical. | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks a bit like a flail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


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is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


bei1

can3
miserable / tragic (HSK level 6)

can3

bai2
deathly pale

can3

ju4
tragedy / calamity / atrocity

can3

zhong4
disastrous

can3

zao1
to suffer (defeat, death etc)

can3

bu4

ren3

du3
spectacle too horrible to endure (idiom); tragic sight / appalling scenes of devastation

can3

jiao4
to scream / blood-curdling screech / miserable shriek

can3

bai4
to suffer a crushing defeat

can3

tong4
bitter / painful / deeply distressed

can3

si3
to die tragically / to meet with a violent death

qi1

can3
plaintive / mournful / miserable

can3

an4
massacre / tragedy / CL:起[qi3]

can3

lie4
bitter / desperate

can3

huo4
terrible tragedy / grave mishap

can3

wu2

ren2

dao4
inhuman (idiom) / brutal and unfeeling

can3

dan4

jing1

ying2
to manage by painstaking effort (idiom)

can3

jue2

ren2

huan2
extremely tragic (idiom); with unprecedented brutality

can3

dan4
dark / gloomy / dismal / by painstaking effort

can3

zhuang4
devastation / miserable condition

can3

bian4
disastrous turn / tragic event

can3

sha1
to slaughter / to kill mercilessly
绿
lu:4

can3

hong2

chou2
(of women) grieved appearance (idiom) / sorrowful mien

si4

yi1

er4

can3

an4
the massacre of 12th Mar 1927 / the Shanghai coup of 12th Mar 1927 by Chiang Kai-shek against the communists

bei1

can3

shi4

jie4
Les Misérables (1862) by Victor Hugo 維克多・雨果|维克多・雨果[Wei2 ke4 duo1 · Yu3 guo3]

can3

bu4

ren3

wen2
too horrible to endure (idiom); tragic spectacle / appalling scenes of devastation

can3

shi4
disaster

can3

jing4
wretched situation

can3

da2
grieved / distressed

can3

jing3
wretched sight

can3

du2
cruel / vicious

can3

kuang4
tragic situation / dreadful state

can3

dan4
variant of 慘淡|惨淡[can3 dan4]

can3

ran2
grieved / distressed

can3

xiao4
bitter smile

can3

hong2
dark red

can3

zao1

bu4

xing4
to meet with disaster / to die tragically

shang1

xin1

can3

mu4
(idiom) too appalling to look at

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