ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

zero / nought / zero sign / fractional / fragmentary / odd (of numbers) / (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one) / fraction / (in mathematics) remainder (after division) / extra / to wither and fall / to wither | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of Stonehenge ((e)ng2) it is raining (雨) heavily. Li Qingzhao (li) wants to flee the rain and to enter Stonehenge, but she has no pocket money (零钱) anymore. Instead, she shows her very special name tag (令) in the hope of being let in, but unfortunately it is not recognized. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ling2 =
li + (e)ng2

see 脊令[ji2 ling2] / see 令狐[Ling2 hu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling3 =
li + (e)ng3

classifier for a ream of paper | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ling4 =
li + (e)ng4

to order / to command / an order / warrant / writ / to cause / to make sth happen / virtuous / honorific title / season / government position (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a mnemonic symbol, I'm going to use a 令牌, which was a tablet to identify someone as an official sent by the emperor to convey the emperor's orders. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Li Qingzhao has been sent by the emperor to collect rent from the English, but they are nowhere to be found. Finally, Li Qingzhao arrived at Stonehenge's bathroom, ready to show her 令牌, raise the finger and show to the date of payday on the calendar—if there were anyone in Stonehenge's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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yu3 =
yu + Ø3

rain / CL:陣|阵[zhen4],場|场[chang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It is raining inside of the space station, and because of zero gravity, it is raining in every direction. Aphrodite can't just hide under a ladder covered with petal leaves, she also has to tug herself in a few maps. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to rain / (of rain, snow etc) to fall / to precipitate / to wet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
xia4 =
xi + a4

down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie tries to escape from Adziogol Lighthouse by climbing through the window in the bathroom. To build a ladder, she puts a voodoo staff under a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - 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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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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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+

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)ng2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


ling2

jian4
part / component (HSK level 5)

ling2

qian2
change (of money) / small change / pocket money (HSK level 5)

ling2

shi2
between-meal nibbles / snacks (HSK level 5)

ling2

xing1
fragmentary / random / bits and pieces / sporadic (HSK level 6)

piao1

ling2
falling (like autumn leaves) / fig. drifting and homeless

ling2

hua1

qian2
pocket money / allowance

gu1

ling2

ling2
lone / isolated and without help / all alone / solitary

ling2

xia4
below zero

ling2

shou4
to retail / to sell individually or in small quantities

ling2

yong4

qian2
pocket money

qi1

ling2

ba1

luo4
(idiom) everything broken and in disorder

ling2

yong4
incidental expenses / sundries / pocket money

ling2

shou4

shang1
retailer / shopkeeper / retail merchant

ling2

dian3
zero (math.)

ling2

sui4
scattered and fragmentary / scraps / odds and ends

ling2

ling2

xing1

xing1
odd / piecemeal / fragmentary

hua4

zheng3

wei2

ling2
to break up the whole into pieces (idiom); dealing with things one by one / divide and conquer

ling2

luo4
withered and fallen / scattered / sporadic

ling2

du4
zero degree

diao1

ling2
withered / wilted / to wither / to fade / to decay

ling2

gong1
temporary job / odd job

ling2

tou2
odd / scrap / remainder

ling2

bu4

jian4
spare part / component

ling2

shou4

dian4
shop / retail store

ling2

san4
scattered

ling2

shi2
midnight / zero hour

ling2

luan4
in disorder / a complete mess

ling2

qiao1

sui4

da3
to do things in bits and pieces (idiom); piecemeal work

ling2

zui3
nibbles / snacks between meals

ling2

dian3

wu3
zero point five, 0.5 / one half

ling2

gong1

lu:4

dui1
zero power reactor

ling2

ba1

xian4

zhang1
Charter 08, PRC pro-democracy petition of December 2008

shi2

ling2
to pick up bits / to collect scrap material / tidbits / gleanings (used as gossip)

ling2

bei4

jian4
spare part / component

ling2

jian4

gong1

huo4

shang1
supply of spare parts

zhao3

ling2
to give change

di4

mian4

ling2

dian3
ground zero

ling2

ding1
variant of 伶仃[ling2 ding1]

gan3

ji1

ti4

ling2
to shed tears of gratitude (idiom); moved to tears

ji1

ling2

gou3

sui4
in pieces

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