sun3 =
su + (e)n3

to decrease / to lose / to damage / to harm / (coll.) to speak sarcastically / to deride / caustic / mean / one of the 64 trigrams of the Book of Changes (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Stephanie Spider (su) left her web just for a second to visit the bathroom, but when she comes back she finds that the Forbidden City's ((e)n3) waiter (员) destroyed (损) her web with a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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yuan2 =
yu + an2

person / employee / member | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 服务员, a waiter. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Aphrodite and a crab are having dinner just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. They ordered mandarins, and the waiter serves them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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?)

su

Stephanie Spider - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

(e)n3

In the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


sun3

shi1
loss / damage / CL:個|个[ge4] / to lose / to damage (HSK level 5)

sun3

huai4
to damage / to injure (HSK level 6)

kui1

sun3
deficit / (financial) loss (HSK level 6)

mo2

sun3
wear and tear / abrasion

wan2

hao3

wu2

sun3
excellent and undamaged / intact

po4

sun3
to become damaged

hui3

sun3
impair, damage

sun3

shang1
to harm / to damage / to injure / impairment / loss / disability

sun3

hui3
to cause damage to / to ruin / to destroy

lao2

sun3
strain (medicine)

bian3

sun3
to mock / to disparage / to belittle

sun3

ren2

li4

ji3
harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom); personal gain to the detriment of others

sun3

hai4
harm / to damage / to impair

xiao1

sun3
wear and tear / to wear away over time

hao4

sun3
to waste

shou4

sun3
damaged

you3

sun3
to be harmful (to)

sun3

hao4
wear and tear

sun3

shui4
crippling taxation

sun3

hao4

pin3
consumables

sun3

zeng4
to donate / donation

sun3

ren2

bu4

li4

ji3
to harm others without benefiting oneself (idiom)

sun3

ren2
to harm others / to mock people / to taunt / humiliating

e4

sun3
to ridicule

ji1

di3

shen2

jing1

jie2

sun1

sun3

shang1
basal ganglia lesions

hui1

sun3
to humble

yi4

sun3

xing4
vulnerability

you3

sun3

ya1

suo1
compression loss (in digital technology)

yu4

yi4

fan3

sun3
wishing for profit, but causing loss (idiom); good intentions that lead to disaster / It all ends in tears.

zhi3

sun3

dian3
stop-loss point, a point at which you make a small loss to limit your losses

zui3

sun3
(dialect) sharp-tongued / harsh

wu1

sun3
to contaminate

hai3

sun3
damage to goods during shipping

qiu1

nao3

sun3

shang1
thalamic lesions

jian3

sun3
to impair / to degrade / to decrease / to reduce / to weaken / to detract from / impairment (e.g. of financial assets)

man3

zhao1

sun3

,

qian1

shou4

yi4
(idiom) complacency leads to loss, modesty brings profit / pride comes before a fall

huan2

jing4

sun3

hai4
environmental damage

pi2

ceng2

xing4

shi4

sun3

shang1
cortical visual impairment (CVI)

peng4

sun3
bruising (damage to soft fruit etc)

mo2

sun3

lu:4
attrition rate

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