guan1 =
gu + an1

surname Guan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

guan1 =
gu + an1

official / government / organ of body / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe just graduated from Anchor Inn, and standing in front of it, still wearing her graduation cap, she's ready to assume her post as government official. She already has a folder under each arm and is wearing big safety glasses (be safe at work!). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: to symbolize the bureaucracy involved in every governmental system I'll use a folder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yi3 =
y + Ø3

old variant of 以[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a cool pair of safety glasses. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 5

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


qi4

guan1
organ (part of body tissue) / apparatus (HSK level 6)

guan1

fang1
government / official (relating to a government office) (HSK level 6)

da3

guan1

si5
to file a lawsuit / to sue / to dispute (HSK level 6)

guan1

neng2
function / capability / sense (i.e. the five senses of sight 視|视, hearing 聽|听, smell 嗅, taste 味 and touch 觸|触) / faculty (i.e. specific ability)

si1

ling4

guan1
commander / officer in charge

guan1

liao2
bureaucrat / bureaucracy / bureaucratic

zhi3

hui1

guan1
commander

gan3

guan1
sense / sense organ

da3

guan1

qiang1
to talk officiously / to assume the air of a functionary / to talk in official jargon

chi1

guan1

si1
to face legal action / to get sued

zhang3

guan1
senior official / senior officer / commanding officer / CL:位[wei4] / sir (term of address for senior officer)

wai4

jiao1

guan1
diplomat

ke4

guan1
(polite appellation for a guest at a hotel etc)

guan1

si5
lawsuit / CL:場|场[chang2]

gao1

guan1
high official

da4

fa3

guan1
grand justice / high court justice / supreme court justice

tan1

guan1
corrupt official / grasping functionary / greedy mandarin

da2

guan1

gui4

ren2
high official and noble persons (idiom); the great and the good

guan1

li4
bureaucrat / official

guan1

yuan2
official (in an organization or government) / administrator

sheng1

guan1
to get promoted

guan1

di3
official residence

fei1

guan1

fang1
unofficial

xin1

guan1

shang4

ren4

san1

ba3

huo3
the new boss cracks the whip three times / a new broom sweeps clean / fig. vigorous new policies

qing1

guan1
honest and upright official (traditional)

da2

guan1
high ranking official

jun1

guan1
officer (military)

fa3

guan1
judge

guan1

liao2

zhu3

yi4
bureaucracy

guan1

hua4
"officialese" / bureaucratic language / Mandarin

guan1

fei1
lawsuit (from Cantonese)

jing3

guan1
constable / police officer

huan4

guan1
eunuch / functionary

guan1

huan4
functionary / official

guan1

jia4

zi5
putting on official airs

wu3

guan1
military official / military attaché

kao3

guan1
an examiner / an official conducting an exam

guan1

chai1
official business / government workmen / odd-job men

guan1

chang3
officialdom / bureaucracy

guan1

fu3
authorities / feudal official

Example sentences for

 
Go to heaven - go - become a government employee
To go to heaven to become a government official
 
become a government employee - have - what - fun
Why should I become a government employee?
 
check up - give it a go - where - have - official position - vacancy
Have a look which official positions are vacant
 
your majesty - imerial - horse - prison - lack - manage - horse - official
Your Majesty, the stable is missing a keeper
穿  
this - is - official - clothes - not - can - not - wear
These are the official clothes, you have to wear them

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