huan4 =
hu + an4

to change / to exchange | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) received two new toy claws (扌) and tests them in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). To test whether they are the same, she repeatedly exchanges (换) them and weighs them in her hands. She then makes both tips of the claws touch and quietly whispers "excellent" (奂). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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huan4 =
hu + an4

surname Huan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huan4 =
hu + an4

excellent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) and the crane (⺈) ordered a new CPU (央) for their gaming system and inspect it in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). It was very expensive and is therefore very excellent (奂); Helga and the crane both touch the fingertips of each hand and silently think "excellent" (奂). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yang1 =
y + ang1

center / end / to beg / to plead | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 中央处理机, central processing unit (CPU).

In front of the Angkor Wat, Maud Younger received her new robot. Soon she is not satisfied with his artificial intelligence; to increase it, she staples a CPU to the center of its chest, although the robot begs her not to do so. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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: 3

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
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


jiao1

huan4
to exchange / to swap / to switch (telecom) / commutative (math) / to commute (HSK level 5)

dui4

huan4
to convert / to exchange (HSK level 6)

bian4

huan4
to transform / to convert / to vary / to alternate / a transformation

tou1

liang2

huan4

zhu4
lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column / to replace the original with a fake / to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)

huan4

dang3
to change gear

huan4

ya2
to grow replacement teeth (zoology) / to grow permanent teeth in place of milk teeth

jiao1

huan4

ji1
switch (telecommunications)

qie1

huan4
to switch over / to switch modes or data streams / to cut (to a new scene)

huan4

cheng2
to exchange (sth) for (sth else) / to replace with / to convert into

gai3

chao2

huan4

dai4
transition period between dynasties / an interregnum

tuo1

tai1

huan4

gu3
to shed one's mortal body and exchange one's bones (idiom); born again Daoist / to turn over a new leaf / fig. to change wholly / to create from other material (story, artwork etc)

diao4

huan4
to exchange / to change places / to swap

hu4

huan4
to exchange

dui4

huan4

lu:4
currency exchange rate

geng1

xin1

huan4

dai4
reform and renewal / generational change

huan4

tang1

bu4

huan4

yao4
different broth but the same old medicine (idiom); a change in name only / a change in form but not in substance

zhuan3

huan4

qi4
converter / transducer

huan4

qi4
to take a breath (in swimming) / to ventilate
退
tui4

huan4
to replace a purchase / to exchange a purchase

diao4

huan4
to swap / to replace / to exchange / to change

huan4

gong1
to change workshifts

zhuan3

huan4
to transform / to change / to convert

huan4

qian2
to change money / to sell

zhi4

huan4
to permute / permutation (math.) / to displace / displacement / to replace / replacement

huan4

suan4
to convert / conversion / (in accounting, referring to currency conversion) translation

niao3

qiang1

huan4

pao4
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously

huan4

ju4

hua4

shuo1
in other words

che4

huan4
recall / dismiss and replace

huan4

cheng2
to change train (plane, bus etc) / transfer between modes of transport

geng1

huan4
to replace (a worn-out tire etc) / to change (one's address etc)

ti4

huan4
to exchange / to replace / to substitute for / to switch

lun2

huan4
duty roster

huan4

gang3
to relieve a sentry / to change the guard

huan4

qu3
to give sth and get sth in return

huan4

yan2

zhi1
in other words

gai3

tou2

huan4

mian4
to adjust one's head and turn one's face (idiom); cosmetic changes / Despite superficially new policies, the substance remains unchanged.

huan4

ban1
to change shift / the next work shift / to relieve (a workman on the previous shift) / to take over the job

jiao1

huan4

qi4
(telecom or network) switch

huan4

dai4
change of dynasties / to pass on to the next generation / new product (in advertising)

huan4

fang2
to relieve a garrison / to change guard complement

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