dao3 =
d + ao3

pound / beat / hull / attack / disturb / stir | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is attacking (捣) an island (岛) in the Taos Pueblo (ao3) using a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 25 days ago | add a painting



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dao3 =
d + ao3

island / CL:個|个[ge4],座[zuo4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is trapped on a remote island (岛) inside of the Taos Pueblos (ao3). The only animal on the island is a black crow (乌), and Don Quixote is chasing it with a fork (山) round and round the island, trying to catch it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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wu1 =
w + Ø1

abbr. for Ukraine 烏克蘭|乌克兰[Wu1 ke4 lan2] / surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu1 =
w + Ø1

crow / black | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Town Musicians of Bremen are practising in front of the space station. From bottom to top: A beautiful unicorn, Willy Walrus, a black crow and a petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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ma3 =
m + a3

surname Ma / abbr. for Malaysia 馬來西亞|马来西亚[Ma3 lai2 xi1 ya4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ma3 =
m + a3

horse / CL:匹[pi3] / horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess / knight in Western chess | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A beautiful unicorn rides on top of Mahatma Gandhi in the Adziogol lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Looks a bit like ⚡, thus I'll represent it by a thunderbolt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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shan1 =
sh + an1

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shan1 =
sh + an1

mountain / hill / anything that resembles a mountain / CL:座[zuo4] / bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons / gable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A mountain has formed over night in front of Anchor Inn. Sherlock Holmes is investigating it with a fork. As soon as he sticks the fork inside, the mountain explodes; it was just a balloon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years 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 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


dao3

luan4
to disturb / to look for trouble / to stir up a row / to bother sb intentionally (HSK level 6)

dao3

hui3
to destroy / to smash / sabotage

dao3

gui3
to play tricks / to cause mischief

dao3

gu5
to fiddle with sth / to trade with sth

dao3

sui4
to pound into pieces / to mash

dao3

dan4
to cause trouble / to stir up trouble

dao3

mai4
to resell at a profit

dao3

teng2
to buy and sell / peddling

dao3

teng5
to turn over sth repeatedly

zhi2

dao3
to storm / to attack directly

zhi2

dao3

huang2

long2
lit. to directly attack Huanglong / fig. to directly combat the root of a problem

dao3

shi2
to ram (earth) / to compact earth by ramming

dao3

nong4
to move back and forward / to trade

dao3

lan4
to mash / to beat to a pulp

dao3

dan4

gui3
trouble-maker

dao3

yi1
to launder clothes by pounding

Example sentences for

 
that - assist - horse - review - overthrow - (le) - heaven - lord - destroy - imperial - horse - prison
That stable keeper overthrew General Ma and destroyed the stables

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