gua4 =
gu + a4

to hang or suspend (from a hook etc) / to hang up (the phone) / to hang (computing) / to be worried or concerned / to make a phone call (dialect) / to register or record / to hitch / (slang) to kill / to die / to be finished / to fail (an exam) / classifier for sets or clusters of objects | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) cleaned all her jade tablets (圭) by putting them in the Adziogol lighthouse's washing mashine (a4). Now she is putting them on the clothes hanger (挂) using a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gui1 =
gu + ei1

jade tablet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta giraffe is modelling a jade tablet out of clay in front of the Eiffel tower. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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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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
Image by Matthias,
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

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


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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

gu

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


gua4

hao4
to register (a letter etc) (HSK level 5)

xuan2

gua4
to suspend / to hang / suspension (cable car) (HSK level 6)

gua4

pai2
lit. to hang up a plate / to open up for business / listed (on stock market)

gua4

suo3
padlock

qian1

gua4
to worry about / to be concerned about

dao4

gua4
lit. to hang upside down / fig. topsy-turvy and inequitable, e.g. manufacturing and trading costs exceed the sale price (of some goods) / to borrow more than one can ever repay

gua4

li4
wall calendar

gua4

nian4
concerned

gua4

shi1
to report the loss of something

gua4

zhong1
wall clock

pi1

gua4
to put on a suit of armor / to put on dress / to wear

gua4

tan3
tapestry

gua4

gou1
hook (on which to hang sth) / to couple / to link together / to establish contact with / hook / coupling links (e.g. between two railway coaches)

gua4

hao4

xin4
registered letter

gua4

cai3
to decorate for festive occasions / to be wounded in action

gua4

xin1
to worry / to be on one's mind

gua4

zhi2
temporary assignment to a Chinese government or CPC post

gua4
怀
huai2
concerned / troubled / having sth on one's mind

gua4

yang2

tou2

mai4

gou3

rou4
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom) / fig. to cheat / dishonest advertising / wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue

gua4

lu:4
to worry about

gua4

mian4
pasta / noodles

gua4

shuai4

de5

she4

hui4
a society in which that is regarded as all-important

gua4

dang3
to put into gear / to engage the gear / gear-change

gua4

duan4
to hang up (a phone)

gua4

qi2
vertical banner (for display at exhibitions, advertising hung from poles in the street etc)

gua4

guo3
(of a tree) to bear fruit

gua4

ji1
to hang up (a phone)

gua4

ai4
worry

gua4
线
xian4
to hang up the phone

gua4

lan2
hanging orchid (Chlorophytum comosum) / bracket plant

gua4

hao4

zheng4
register card

gua4

gou1

r5
erhua variant of 掛鉤|挂钩[gua4 gou1]

shi4

bu4

guan1

ji3

,

gao1

gao1

gua4

qi3
to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)

gua4

ma3
Trojan horse, to add malware to a website or program (computing)

gua4
齿
chi3
to mention (e.g. "don't mention it")

wu2

qian1

wu2

gua4
to have no cares / to be carefree

qian1

xin1

gua4

chang2
to worry deeply about sth / extremely concerned

qian1

chang2

gua4

du4
deeply worried (idiom); to feel anxious

bu4

zu2

gua4
齿
chi3
not worth mentioning (idiom)

zi4

dong4

gua4

dang3
automatic gear-change

Example sentences for

 
Your Majesty - that - stable keeper - self - Mountain of Flowers and Fruit - hang - rise - banner
Your Majesty! That stable keeper raised a banner at his mountain of flowers and fruit

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