ya1 =
y + a1

to mortgage / to pawn / to detain in custody / to escort and protect / (literary) to sign | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) was marching back and forth with a protest placard (甲) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1), but soon someone grabbed her with a toy claw (扌) to detain (押) her in custody (押). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 26 days ago | add a painting



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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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

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

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over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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jia3 =
ji + a3

first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / (used for an unspecified person or thing) / first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc) / letter "A" or roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / armor plating / shell or carapace / (of the fingers or toes) nail / bladed leather or metal armor (old) / ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old) / civil administration unit (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 甲 just looks like a protest placard.

It's the first (甲) time Jeanne of Arc (ji) is protesting against something using a protest placard (甲). Inside of the Adziogol lighthouse (a3), she is protesting against the many dinosaur bones (丨) lying around. She does not only have a protest placard, she also uses a microphone (曰) to deliver raging speeches. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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

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over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


ya1

jin1
deposit / down payment (HSK level 6)

shou1

ya1
in custody / to keep sb in detention

ya1

song4
to send under escort / to transport a detainee

kan1

ya1
to detain / to take into custody / to imprison temporarily

ji1

ya1
to detain / to take into custody / detention / imprisonment

hua4

ya1
to sign / to make one's mark

ya1

yun4
to escort (goods or funds) / to convey under guard

di3

ya1

pin3
security (property held against a loan) / mortgaged property

di3

ya1
mortgage

guan1

ya1
to imprison / to lock up (in jail)

ya1

che1
to escort (goods) during transportation / to delay unloading (a truck, train etc)

ju1

ya1
to arrest / to take into custody

ya1

jie4
to send away under escort (criminals, goods etc)

kou4

ya1
to detain / to hold in custody / to distrain / to seize property

ya1

yun4
to rhyme / sometimes written 壓韻|压韵

hua1

ya1
signature (in grass-style writing) / symbol used in place of a signature (on a document, contract etc)

ya1

zu1
rent deposit

ju1

ya1

ying2
detention center / prison camp

ya1

zhu4
to bet / to wager

ya1

sha1

long2
Absalom, third son of David, king of Israel (Old Testament)

ci4

ji2

di3

ya1

dai4

kuan3
subprime mortgage

ya1

hou4
to adjourn / to defer

jian1

ya1
a jail / to imprison

ya1

ping2

sheng1

yun4
to restrict to even tone (i.e. final rhyming syllable must be classical first or second tone 平聲|平声)

di3

ya1

dai4

kuan3

wei1

ji1
mortgage crisis

sheng1

ya1
to apply to a court for an arrest warrant

di3

ya1

dai4

kuan3
mortgage loan

ya1

yun4

yuan2
supercargo (in maritime law) / agent responsible for goods / an escort

fei1

ji1

ya1

xing4
noncustodial (sentence)

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