an4 =
Ø + an4

to press / to push / to leave aside or shelve / to control / to restrain / to keep one's hand on / to check or refer to / according to / in the light of / (of an editor or author) to make a comment | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Inside of Anchor Inn's bathroom, Einstein safety-belt base-jumped off of the bathroom stall, but got stuck halfway. Now he tries to push the safety-belt's button at the top of the stall with the help of a long toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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an1 =
Ø + an1

surname An | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

an1 =
Ø + an1

content / calm / still / quiet / safe / secure / in good health / to find a place for / to install / to fix / to fit / to bring (a charge against sb) / to pacify / security / safety / peace / ampere | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Albert Einstein prepared an experiment: He invented a new sport and tries it out himself. Using a seat belt, he jumps off Anchor Inn's roof. To his surprise, he lands in a graduation cap that Bessie Coleman put there to capture him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


an4

shi2
on time / before deadline / on schedule (HSK level 4)

an4

zhao4
according to / in accordance with / in the light of / on the basis of (HSK level 4)

an4

mo2
massage / to massage (HSK level 6)

an4

li3
according to reason / in the ordinary course of events / normally

an4

bu4

jiu4

ban1
to follow the prescribed order; to keep to the working routine (idiom)

an4

na4

bu5

zhu4
to be unable to hold back

an4

niu3
push button

an4

jian4
button or key (on a device) / keystroke / CL:個|个[ge4] / to press a button

an4

jie1
a mortgage / to buy property on a mortgage

bian1

zhe3

an4
editor's commentary

an4

li3

shuo1
it is reasonable to say that...

an4

bing1

bu4

dong4
to hold back one's troops without moving (idiom); to bide one's time

an4

qi1
on schedule / on time

an4

ya1
to press / to push (a button)

an4

shuo1
in the ordinary course of events / ordinarily / normally

an4

lao2

fen1

pei4
distribution according to work

an4

tu2

suo3

ji4
lit. looking for a fine horse using only a picture (idiom) / fig. to do things along rigid, conventional lines / to try and find sth with the help of a clue

an4

li4

xian4

zhi4

guo2
to rule a country according to the constitution

an4

na4
variant of 按捺[an4 na4]

an4

mai4
to feel (take) the pulse

an4

wen2
anopheles / malarial mosquito

an4

gui1

ding4
according to regulation

an4

zhen3
palpation (as a method of examination)

an4

yu3
note / comment

an4

zhi4

ding4

jia4
to fix a price based on quality (idiom)

an4

qiao1
(old) massage

an4

jian4

yin1
keypad tone / key tone

an4

xu1
on demand / according to demand

an4

xu1

chu1

ban3
publishing on demand

yan2

ge2

an4

zhao4
strictly according to

zhi3

nao4

an4

niu3
snooze button

an4

xu1

fen1

pei4
distribution according to need

an4

xia4
to press down / to press a button

an4

xia4

hu2

lu2

fu2

qi3

piao2
solve one problem only to find another cropping up

an4

tian1
daily (law) / per diem

an4

ji4
according to season / quarterly

an4

cha2
to investigate (old)

an4

shou3

li3
ordination

an4

na4
to restrain / to control

an4

mo2

bang4
vibrator / dildo

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