lai4 =
l + ai4

surname Lai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lai4 =
l + ai4

to depend on / to hang on in a place / bad / to renege (on promise) / to disclaim / to rat (on debts) / rascally / to blame / to put the blame on | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot (l) and the Dalai Lama (赖) have been trapped in the palace's bathroom (ai4) for several weeks now. The only food they have is an opossum (负) once in a while, but because the Dalai Lama is not allowed to kill them, he depends on (赖) Lancelot to do it for him. Once the opossum is dead they grill it on a bundle of firewood (束). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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shu4 =
shu + Ø4

surname Shu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

to bind / bunch / bundle / classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of light etc / to control | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a bundle of firewood. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In the space station's bathroom, Sheldon Shrimp built a stage out of bundles of firewood to put his Christmas tree on. Under the tree he put his favourite food: mandarins. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
+
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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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fu4 =
fu + Ø4

to bear / to carry (on one's back) / to turn one's back on / to be defeated / negative (math. etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: an opossum (负鼠) who carries her babies on her back.

A few pals practice their cosplay on the space station's bathroom. They want to reenact the town musicians of Bremen, and so Frieda Fuchs stands at the bottom, the crab is on top of Frieda, the crane is on top of the crab, the opossum is on top of the crane, and the opossum carries her babies on her back. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 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,
almost 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yi1

lai4
to depend on / to be dependent on (HSK level 6)

xin4

lai4
to trust / to have confidence in / to have faith in / to rely on (HSK level 6)

wu2

lai4
hoodlum / rascal / rogue / rascally / scoundrelly (HSK level 6)

you3

lai4

yu2
to rely on / to depend on

lai4

si1
Rice (name) / Condoleezza Rice (1954-) US Secretary of State 2005-2009

yang3

lai4
to rely on

lai4

te4
Wright (name)

bu4

lai4
not bad / good / fine

da2

lai4
the Dalai Lama / abbr. of 達賴喇嘛|达赖喇嘛[Da2 lai4 La3 ma5]

wu1

lai4
to accuse falsely

lai4

an1
Ryan (name)

ke4

lai4

si1

te4

che4

qi2
Christchurch (New Zealand city)

lai4

yi3
to rely on / to depend on

di3

lai4
to refuse to admit (what one has done) / to disavow / to renege

da2

lai4

la3

ma5
Dalai Lama

shua3

lai4
to act shamelessly / to refuse to acknowledge that one has lost the game, or made a promise etc / to act dumb / to act as if sth never happened

yi3

lai4
to rely on / to be dependent on

lai4

zhang4
to renege on a debt

lai4

pi2
shameless / (slang) rascal

bai3

wu2

liao2

lai4
bored to death (idiom) / bored stiff / overcome with boredom

ao4

er3

bu4

lai4

te4
Madeleine Albright (1937-), former US Secretary of State

sa1

lai4
to make a scene / to raise hell

duan1

lai4
to depend ultimately on (Tw) / absolutely reliant on

liao2

lai4
to suffer tedium

yu3

jing4

yi1

lai4

xing4
context dependency

ao4

lai4

en1
Orion (NASA spacecraft)

lai4

hun1
to go back on a marriage contract / to repudiate an engagement

lai4

chuang2
to have a lie-in / to dawdle in bed

lai4

chang1

xing1
Lai Changxing (1958-), notorious Xiamen mafia boss involved in large scale corruption and smuggling, extradited from Canada back to China in 2008

lai4

xiao4

zu2
campus dwellers (slang) / graduates who cannot break away from campus life

lai4

bi3

rui4

ya4
Liberia, West Africa (Tw)

lai4

an1

suan1
lysine (Lys), an essential amino acid

lai4

suo3

tuo1
Lesotho, South Africa (Tw)

lai4

sheng1

chuan1
Lai Shengchuan (1954-), US-Taiwanese dramatist and director

lai4

lian3
to be shameless

cheng2

shi4

yi1

lai4

zheng4
"urban dependence disease" (sufferers are unwilling to give up city comforts and return to the countryside)

zhi2

de5

xin4

lai4
trustworthy

kang1

duo1

li4

zha1

·

lai4

si1
Rice (name) / Condoleezza Rice (1954-) US Secretary of State from 2005

xin4

lai4

qu1

jian1
confidence interval (statistics)

e4

cha1

bai2

lai4
evil behavior (idiom); brazen villainy

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