yi4 =
y + Ø4

to restrain / to restrict / to keep down / or | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ang2 =
Ø + ang2

surname Ang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: as a variant of 昂, I'll choose Erich Honecker, 昂纳克, as representative for 卬.

Erich Honecker (卬) and Albert Einstein (Ø) find a heavy metal box (匚) just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat (ang2). As they open it they hope to find a hidden treasure, but instead they find a super cute baby seal (卩). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


ang2 =
Ø + ang2

I (regional colloquial) / me / variant of 昂[ang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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fang1 =
f + ang1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 22), occurring in 区, 医, 匹 etc / see also 三框欄|三框栏[san1 kuang4 lan2] / see also 區字框|区字框[qu1 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Frankenstein's Monster is really mad about not being able to open a metal box in front of Angkor Wat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


I'm just gonna represent this element by a metal box. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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jie2 =
ji + e2

"seal" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The meaning is seal as in insignia, but instead I'm going to represent it as baby seal (the animal) in other characters. Jeanne d'Arc is using a plough made of dinosaur bones just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, when suddenly a baby seal jumps out of the raked earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ya1

yi4
to constrain or repress emotions / oppressive / stifling / depressing / repression (HSK level 6)

yi4

zhi4
to inhibit / to keep down / to suppress (HSK level 6)

yi4

huo4
or / could it be that...?

yi4

yang2

dun4

cuo4
see 頓挫抑揚|顿挫抑扬[dun4 cuo4 yi4 yang2]

yi4

yu4
depressed / despondent / gloomy / depression

yi4

yang2
modulation (rising and falling pitch) / intonation / a cadence / to rise and fall (of a body floating in water)

yi4

yu4

zheng4
clinical depression

bian3

yi4
to belittle / to disparage / to demean

yi4

yang2

ge2
iambic

yi4

su4
chalone (protein inhibiting cell proliferation)

yuan1

yi4
to suffer injustice

yang2

yi4

ge2
trochaic

nan2

xing4

bian3

yi4
misandry

xiao4

bu4

ke3

yi4
to laugh irrepressibly

zao4

kuang2

yi4

yu4

zheng4
manic depression

e4

yi4
to suppress / to restrain

dun4

cuo4

yi4

yang2
cadence of speech (idiom)

yi4

yu4

bu4

ping2
in a state of depression (idiom)

nu:3

xing4

bian3

yi4
misogyny

fu2

ruo4

yi4

qiang2
to support the weak and restrain the strong (idiom); robbing the rich to help the poor

yi4

qie3
(literary) moreover / in addition

yi4

zhi4

zuo4

yong4
inhibition

yi4

zhi4

ji4
suppressant / inhibitor

yi4

zhi4

mei2
inhibiting enzyme

yi4

yang2

sheng1

jiang4

xing4
property of rising and lowering

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