bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to catch / to seize / to capture | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Ivan Pavlov (甫) tries to catch (捕) Bruno Bear (bu) with a toy claw (扌) inside of the space station (Ø3) because he wants to conduct an experiment on him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 4 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 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


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fu3 =
fu + Ø3

(classical) barely just / just now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Ivan Pavlov, 巴甫洛夫, the scientist.

Ivan Pavlov (甫) taught Frieda Fox (fu) to jump over a big cross (十) and catch the moon on the other side (月) as soon as Pavlov waves with a petal leaf (丶) in the space station (Ø3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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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,
over 3 years ago
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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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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - 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

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

bu

"bu" is for Bruno Bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


dai4

bu3
to arrest / to apprehend / an arrest (HSK level 6)

bu3

zhuo1
to catch / to seize / to capture (HSK level 6)

bu3

yu2
catch fish / fish

bu3

tou2
constable

bu3

huo4
to catch / to capture / to seize

bu3

lie4
hunting

ju4

bu3
to resist arrest

zhui1

bu3
to pursue / to be after / to hunt down

bu3

sha1
to hunt and kill (an animal or fish)

bu3

shi2
to prey on / to catch and feed on / to hunt for food

wei2

bu3
to fish by casting a net / to capture / to surround and seize

you4

bu3
to lure into a trap / to trap / to capture

ju1

bu3
to arrest

bu3

feng1

zhuo1

ying3
lit. chasing the wind and clutching at shadows (idiom); fig. groundless accusations / to act on hearsay evidence

zhua1

bu3
to seize / to capture

bu3

lao1
to fish for (aquatic animals and plants) / to catch

bei4

bu3
to be arrested / under arrest

bu3

shu3

qi4
mousetrap

lie4

bu3
to hunt / hunting

ji1

bu3
to seize / to apprehend / an arrest

sou1

bu3
to hunt and arrest (fugitives) / to track down and arrest / a manhunt

pi1

bu3
to authorize an arrest

xun2

bu3
to patrol / policeman (in China's former foreign concessions)

tang2

lang2

bu3

chan2
the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger

dou1

bu3
to round up (fugitives) / to corner and arrest

da4

bu3

tou2
head constable

na2

bu3
to detain / to apprehend / to capture

zhuo1

bu3
to arrest / to seize / to capture

zhuo1

bu3

qi4
trap (for animals etc)

bu3

fu2
to capture enemy personnel (for intelligence purposes)

bu3

shou3
catcher

bu3

na2
to arrest / to capture / to catch

bu3

qin2

ren2
bird-catcher / fowler

bu3

lu3

yan2
xenolith (geology)

bu3

chong2

ye4
insect-catching leaf

bu3

jing1
whaling

bu3

jing1

chuan2
whaler / whale catcher

bu3

niao3

zhu1
tarantula

sa1

wang3

bu3

feng1
lit. the wind cannot be caught in a net / to waste one's effort (idiom)

wang4

feng1

bu3

ying3
see 捕風捉影|捕风捉影[bu3 feng1 zhuo1 ying3]

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