kang1 =
k + ang1

generous / magnanimous | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Although Karl Marx (k) is already very old, he is still quite healthy (康) and so generously (慷) distributes flails (忄) to fight capitalism with in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 7 months ago | add a painting



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kang1 =
k + ang1

surname Kang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

kang1 =
k + ang1

healthy / peaceful / abundant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Both Karl Marx (k) and the seated scribe (隶) are not the youngest ones around anymore. To proof themselves that they are still very fit and healthy (康), they skydive (广) and land in front of Angkor Wat (ang1). As they are just about to touch the ground they high-five. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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广
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广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting


广
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丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

广
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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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广
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li4 =
li + Ø4

attached to / scribe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the seated scribe.

Li Qingzhao (li) Just finished setting up a brand new archaic aqueduct (氺) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). She is very annoyed to find that five minutes later the seated scribe (隶) already tagged it using a crayon (肀). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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yu4 =
yu + Ø4

pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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shui3 =
shu + ei3

archaic variant of 水[shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As archaic symbol for an archaic character I choose the aqueduct. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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shui3 =
shu + ei3

surname Shui | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shui3 =
shu + ei3

water / river / liquid / beverage / additional charges or income / (of clothes) classifier for number of washes | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp just climbed the Eiffel tower. He's really thirsty, so he's glad to find a water fountain. After he quenches his thirst, he also finds a snack: A banana is swimming in the water. He never ate a banana before, so he tries a mix of different methods: Putting on a fake beak to pick on the banana, holding it with a finger and peeling it with a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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
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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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丿
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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

k

"k" is for Karl Marx. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
ang1

In front of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

In front of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Words with


kang1

kai3
vehement / fervent / generous / giving / liberal (HSK level 6)

kang1

kai3

ji1

ang2
impassioned / vehement

kang1

kai3

jie3

nang2
to contribute generously (idiom); help sb generously with money / to give generously to charity

kang1

kai3

juan1

sheng1
sacrificing one's life generously (idiom); to sacrifice oneself fervently to the cause

kang1

kai3

fu4

yi4
heroically sacrificing one's life (idiom); to sacrifice oneself fervently to the cause

kang1

kai3

shu1

jiang1
to donate generously (idiom)

There are no example sentences for .

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