ting3 =
ti + (e)ng3

to stick out / to (physically) straighten up / to endure or hold out / straight / stiff / outstanding / extraordinary / rather / quite / very / classifier for machine guns | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) built a very (挺) special courtyard (廷) inside of Stonehenge ((e)ng3). She built it out of toy claws (扌), and here and there a toy claw is sticking out (挺) of the walls. Mother Teresa herself is sticking out (挺) her head from time to time. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ting2 =
ti + (e)ng2

palace courtyard | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) builds her own private courtyard (廷) out of four go-boards (廴) just inside Stonehenge's entrance ((e)ng2). To be specific, she builds the courtyard for her cat o' nine tails (壬). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / ninth in order / letter "I" or roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / nona | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a cat o' nine tails. Robinson Crusoe wants to propose to the bachelor just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. To Robinson's despair, just as he presents his banana, a cat o' nine tails jumps between the two and eats the banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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

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

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


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xx5

go | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Go game board. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

ti

Mother Teresa - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng3

Inside of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


ting3

ba2
tall and straight (HSK level 6)

ting3

shen1

er2

chu1
to step forward bravely

ting3

li4
to stand erect / to stand upright

ting3

ju3
clean and jerk (weightlifting technique)

ting3

jin4
progress / to advance

ying4

ting3
to endure with all one's will / to hold out / rigid / stiff

jian1

ting3
firm and upright / strong (of currency)

ting3

shen1
to straighten one's back

bi3

ting3
(standing) very straight / straight as a ramrod / bolt upright / well-ironed / trim

ang2

shou3

ting3

xiong1
head high, chest out (idiom); to keep up one's spirits / in fine mettle (of animal)

li4

ting3
to support / to back

ye4

ting3
Ye Ting (1896-1946), communist military leader

fu2

di4

ting3

shen1
pushup (exercise)

jing4

ting3
strong

da3

ting3

r5
to arch one's body and fling one's head back

ting3

zhu4
to stand firm / to stand one's ground (in the face of adversity or pain)

ting3

hao3
very good

ting3

shi1
(lit.) to lie stiff like a corpse / (coll.) to sleep

ting3

gan3
tappet (machine part)

ting3

er2

zou3

xian3
variant of 鋌而走險|铤而走险[ting3 er2 zou3 xian3]

ya1

ting3
(Beijing dialect) bastard / damned

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