yu2 =
yu + Ø2

to be stupid / to cheat or deceive / me or I (modest) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

禺狨王 (禺) gives Aphrodite (yu) his heart (心) in the space station's kitchen (Ø2). Aphrodite is very moved and just as she is about to take it 禺狨王 snaps it away, exclaims that it is just an April Fools' (愚) joke and calls Aphrodite out on how dumb (愚) she is. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 2 months 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 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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ou3 =
Ø + ou3

archaic variant of 偶[ou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

ancient area | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu4 =
yu + Ø4

legendary monkey of ancient China | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 禺狨王

Aphrodite (yu) wanted to rally against the terrible reign of 禺狨王, but he found out about it. In the space station's bathroom (Ø4), he finds Aphrodite and tramples (禸) on her protest placard (甲). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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jia3 =
ji + a3

first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / (used for an unspecified person or thing) / first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc) / letter "A" or roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / armor plating / shell or carapace / (of the fingers or toes) nail / bladed leather or metal armor (old) / ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old) / civil administration unit (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 甲 just looks like a protest placard.

It's the first (甲) time Jeanne of Arc (ji) is protesting against something using a protest placard (甲). Inside of the Adziogol lighthouse (a3), she is protesting against the many dinosaur bones (丨) lying around. She does not only have a protest placard, she also uses a microphone (曰) to deliver raging speeches. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years 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 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,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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rou2 =
r + ou2

trample | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe spent the whole day following a map around just inside the Louvre's entrance, expecting to find an invaluable treasure. Instead he just found a fake nose, and infuriated, he tramples on this damned map. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years 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 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,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

yu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


yu2

mei4
ignorant / uneducated (HSK level 6)

yu2

chun3
silly / stupid (HSK level 6)

yu2

ren2
stupid person / ignoramus

yu2

ben4
stupid / clumsy

yu2

ren2

jie2
April fool's day

yu2

lu3
simple-minded and ill-informed

yu2

gong1

yi2

shan1
the old man moves mountains (idiom); fig. where there's a will, there's a way

yu2

nong4
to make a fool out of / to fool / to dupe

yu2

dun4
stupid / slow-witted

yu2

mei4

wu2

zhi1
stupid and ignorant (idiom)

yu2

min2
ignorant masses / to keep the people in ignorance

yu2

zhuo1
clumsy and stupid

yu2

meng2
fool / stupid person

yu2

meng2
ignorant / block-head

yu2

jian4
my humble opinion

yu2

lou4
ignorant and backward

yu2

wan2
ignorant and stubborn

yu2

ai2
stupid / foolish

xian1

tian1

yu2

xing2
Down syndrome / trisomy 21

lu2

tai4

yu2
Roh Tae-woo (1932-), South Korean politician, president 1988-1993

da4

yong3

ruo4

qie4

,

da4

zhi4

ruo4

yu2
a great hero may appear timid, the wise may appear stupid (idiom); the general public may not recognize great talent

da4

yu2
idiot / ignorant fool

da4

zhi4

ru2

yu2
the wise may appear stupid (idiom); a genius not appreciated in his own time

da4

zhi4

ruo4

yu2
great intelligence may appear to be stupidity (idiom)

yu2

bu4

ke3

ji2
impossibly stupid

yu2

wang4
stupid and arrogant

yu2

xiao4
unquestioning filial piety

yu2

ruo4
ignorant and feeble

yu2

yi4
my humble opinion

yu2

nuo4
ignorant and weak

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