dan1 =
d + an1

to undertake / to carry / to shoulder / to take responsibility | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dan4 =
d + an4

picul (100 catties, 50 kg) / two buckets full / carrying pole and its load / classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote had a terrible night and needs one coffee more this morning. Carrying a toy claw over his shoulder, he carries two really large mugs at each end of the claw through Anchor Inn's bathroom, using the claw as a shoulder pole. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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


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dan4 =
d + an4

dawn / morning / day-break / day | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote meets the sun early in the morning in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Don Quixote is full of energy and can't wait to start into a new adventure, but since the sun is a morning grouch who only just started drinking her mug of coffee she cannot stand it and beats him over the head with a flute to calm him a bit down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: A big mug, since many people start the day with a mug of coffee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

d

Don Quixote - 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
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


dan1

xin1
anxious / worried / uneasy / to worry / to be anxious (HSK level 3)

cheng2

dan1
to undertake / to assume (responsibility etc) (HSK level 5)

dan1

ren4
to hold a governmental office or post / to assume office of / to take charge of / to serve as (HSK level 5)

fu4

dan1
burden / to bear a burden (HSK level 6)

dan1

bao3
to guarantee / to vouch for (HSK level 6)

dan1

jia4
stretcher / litter / bier

dan1

dang1
to take upon oneself / to assume

fen1

dan1
to share (a burden, a cost, a responsibility)

zhong4

dan4
heavy burden / difficult task / great responsibility

dan1

jing1

shou4

pa4
to feel apprehensive / to be alarmed

dan4

zi5
carrying pole and the loads on it / burden / task / responsibility / CL:副[fu4]

dan1

fu4
to shoulder / to bear / to undertake

dan1

you1
to worry / to be concerned

bian3

dan5
carrying pole / shoulder pole / CL:根[gen1]

dan1

dai4
to pardon / please excuse (me) / to take responsibility

dan1

he4
to shoulder a burden

zhai4

wu4

dan1

bao3

zheng4

quan4
collateralized debt obligation (CDO), type of bond

dan1

jia4

bing1
stretcher bearer (military)

dan1

ge5
variant of 耽擱|耽搁[dan1 ge5]

dan4

dan4

mian4
Sichuan noodles with a spicy and numbing sauce

dan1

you1
worry / anxiety

ti4

gu3

ren2

dan1

you1
to fret over the worries of long-departed people (idiom); to worry unnecessarily / crying over spilt milk / often used with negatives, e.g. no need to worry about past issues

qian1

yang2

dan1

jiu3
pulling a lamb and bringing wine on a carrying pole (idiom); fig. to offer elaborate congratulations / to kill the fatted calf

fu4

dan1

bu5

qi3
cannot afford / cannot bear the burden

fu4

dan1

zhe3
bearer

fu4

zhong4

dan1
burdened

zi1

chan3

dan1

bao3

zheng4

quan4
asset-backed security / ABS

shi4

dan4
Chinese unit of weight equal to 100 jin (or 50 kg)

ling2

dan1
less-than-truck-load freight (LTL) (transportation)

dan1

jia4

chuang2
stretcher

gong1

dan4
quintal (100 kg)

dan1

jia4

tai2
stretcher (for the injured)

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