guan4 =
gu + an4

accustomed to / used to / indulge / to spoil (a child) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) has already gotten used to (惯) the strange customs in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). There are many many flails (忄) stringed together (贯) hanging from the ceiling which have to be passed in order to use the bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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

Looks a bit like a flail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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guan4 =
gu + an4

to pierce through / to pass through / to be stringed together / string of 1000 cash | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) and the crab (贝) are preparing emergency floats in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). They are stringing together (贯) thousands crosses and put them into wooden boxes (毌). Later they want to ship it to the Mediterranean to help anyone who is in distrees at sea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xi2

guan4
habit / custom / usual practice / to be used to / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

guan4

li4
convention / usual practice (HSK level 6)

kan4

bu5

guan4
cannot bear to see / to hate / to dislike / to disapprove

guan4

yong4
to use habitually / habitual / customary

guan4

fan4
recidivist / habitual criminal

guan4

liang4
inertia (mechanics)

guan4

xing4
inertia

si1

kong1

jian4

guan4
a common occurrence (idiom)

xi2

guan4

xing4
customary

xi2

guan4

fa3
customary law / common law

jiao1

sheng1

guan4

yang3
pampered and spoiled since childhood

jiao1

guan4
to pamper / to coddle / to spoil

guan4

qie4
habitual thief

guan4

tou1
habitual thief

guan4

zei2
habitual thief
使
shi3

xi2

guan4
to accustom

guan4

chang2
usual / customary

guan4

yong4

yu3
commonly used phrase / idiom / colloquial usage

kan1

bu4

xi2

guan4
unfamiliar

kan4

guan4
to be used to the sight of

guan4

yong4

shou3
dominant hand

xi2

guan4

cheng2

zi4

ran2
habit becomes nature (idiom); get used to something and it seems inevitable / second nature

xi2

guan4

yong4

fa3
idiom

xi2

guan4

yong4

yu3
idiom / idiomatic expression / habitual form of speech (grammar)

xi2

guan4

zi4

ran2
habit becomes nature (idiom); get used to something and it seems inevitable / second nature / same as 習慣成自然|习惯成自然

xi2

guan4

ruo4

zi4

ran2
habit becomes nature (idiom); get used to something and it seems inevitable / second nature / same as 習慣成自然|习惯成自然

zhuan3

dong4

guan4

liang4
moment of inertia (mechanics)

guan4

yang3
to spoil / to indulge sb (usu. a child)

guan4

xing4

xi4
inertial system / inertial frame (mechanics)

guan4

jia5
(usually derog.) an old hand at sth

guan4

huai4
to spoil (a child)

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