hui1 =
hu + ei1

to wave / to brandish / to command / to conduct / to scatter / to disperse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The general (军) ordered one thousand weapons from Helga Horse (hu), but as he receives them in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1) he realizes that he ordered 1000 toy claws (扌). As he throws (挥) his money at her he scatters (挥) a lot of tears in despair. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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jun1 =
ju + (e)n1

army / military / arms / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters: a general. +++ Zeus is driving a car in front of the restaurant. It's a cabriolet, so he uses a cooking top to protect himself from the weather. With the cooking top on his head, he looks kinda like a weird general. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin is parading in a cabriolet in front of the Erectheion, because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword, in the other one he's waving with a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - 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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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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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, 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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhi3

hui1
to conduct / to command / to direct / conductor (of an orchestra) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

fa1

hui1
to display / to exhibit / to bring out implicit or innate qualities / to express (a thought or moral) / to develop (an idea) / to elaborate (on a theme) (HSK level 5)

hui1

huo4
to squander money / extravagant / prodigal / free and easy / agile (HSK level 6)

hui1

lei4
to shed tears / to be all in tears

hui1

jin1

ru2

tu3
lit. to squander money like dirt (idiom) / fig. to spend money like water / extravagant

zhi3

hui1

bang4
baton

zhi3

hui1

guan1
commander

hui1

han4

ru2

yu3
to drip with sweat / sweat poured off (him)

hui1

dong4
to wave sth / to brandish

jie4

ti2

fa1

hui1
to use the current topic to put over one's own ideas / to use sth as a pretext to make a fuss

hui1

sa3
to sprinkle / to shed (tears, blood etc) / fig. free, unconstrained / to write in a free style

zhi3

hui1

jia1
conductor (music)

hui1

shou3
to wave (one's hand)

hui1

wu3
to brandish / to wave sth

hui1

fa1
volatile / volatility

hui1

fa1

xing4
volatility

hui1

shi1
in command of the army

hui1

ge1
to brandish a spear

hui1

hao2
to write or draw with a brush / to put pen to paper / to write

ji2

xing4

fa1

hui1
improvisation

hui1

zhi1

bu4

qu4
impossible to get rid of

zhi3

hui1

you3

fang1

,

ren2

ren2

le4

cong2
Command right and you will be obeyed cheerfully. (idiom)

hui1

chi4

fang1

qiu2
full of vim

hui1

gan1
swing (golf)

hui1

hao2

sa3

mo4
to wield a writing brush (idiom)

hui1

han4
to sweat profusely

hui1

han4

cheng2

yu3
to drip with sweat / sweat poured off (him)

hui1

fa1

xing4

cun2

chu3

qi4
volatile memory

hui1

fa1

you2
volatile oil (in general) / gasoline

hui1

han4
(literary) to wield a writing brush

zhi3

hui1

zhong1

xin1
command center

kang4

zhen4

jiu4

zai1

zhi3

hui1

bu4
earthquake relief headquarter

tan2

zhi3

yi1

hui1

jian1
in a flash (idiom)

hui1

huo4

lang4

fei4
to spend extravagantly / to squander

hui1

huo4

wu2

du4
extravagance / extravagant

hui1

zhu3
to brandish

zhi2

xing2

zhi3

hui1

guan1
executing commander

hu1

zhi1

ji2

lai2

,

hui1

zhi1

ji2

qu4
to come when called (idiom); ready and compliant / always at sb's beck and call

yi1

hui1

er2

jiu4
to finish (a letter, a painting) at a stroke

xia1

zhi3

hui1
lit. to direct blindly / to issue confused orders / to give contradictory directions

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