wa1 =
w + a1

to dig / to excavate / to scoop out | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) started another excavation (挖) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). This time he wants to take it up a notch and uses a lot of toy claws (扌) to dig (挖) a lot of earth in a short time. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months 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 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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wa1 =
w + a1

to dig / to scoop out | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) earned a silver medal (乙) for carefully scooping out (穵) cave paintings (穴) in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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yi3 =
y + Ø3

second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / second in order / letter "B" or roman "II" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / second party (in legal contract, usually 乙方[yi3 fang1], as opposed to 甲方[jia3 fang1]) / ethyl / bent / winding / radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Who's second always gets a silver medal. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is proudly holding her silver medal in the camera. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


zhe2 =
zh + e2

turning stroke (in Chinese characters) / see also 折[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xue2 =
xu + e2

cave / cavity / hole / acupuncture point / Taiwan pr. [xue4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes presents his newest piece of art: Cave paintings painted on a gigantic eight-ball. Somehow he managed to set it up inside the Erechtheions entrance. For his great artistic achievement, he gained a honorary doctor, and proudly wears his hard earned graduation cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
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丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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?)

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


wa1

jue2
to excavate / to dig / to unearth (HSK level 6)

wa1

kong1

xin1

si5
to dig for thoughts (idiom); to search everything for an answer / to rack one's brains

wa1

jue2

ji1
excavator

wa1

tu3

ji1
excavator / backhoe

wa1

qiang2

jiao3
to undermine / to let someone down / to seduce someone away from something

wa1

ku3
to speak sarcastically / to make cutting remarks

kai1

wa1
to dig out / to excavate / to scoop out

wa1

rou4

bu3

chuang1
to cut one's flesh to cover a sore (idiom); faced with a current crisis, to make it worse by a temporary expedient

wa1

jue2
to poach (talent, personnel from competitors) / to raid (a competitor for its talent) / Taiwan pr. [wa1 jiao3]

wa1

kai1
to dig into / to cut a mine into

wa1

bi2

zi5
to pick one's nose

wa1

jue2

ji1

xie4
excavator / bulldozer

chi1

shui3

bu4

wang4

wa1

jing3

ren2
see 吃水不忘掘井人[chi1 shui3 bu4 wang4 jue2 jing3 ren2]

shu4

ju4

wa1

jue2
data mining

shen1

wa1
to dredge

shu1

wa1
to dredge / to dig out (a channel)

er3

wa1
earpick / curette

er3

wa1

shao2
(dialect) earpick / curette

er3

wa1

zi5
earpick / curette

wa1

dong4
to dig a hole

wa1

diao4
to dig out / to eradicate

wa1

jun4
to dredge

wa1

xue2
to excavate / to dig out a cave

wa1

kong1
to excavate / to hollow

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