diao4 =
di + ao4

to fall / to drop / to lag behind / to lose / to go missing / to reduce / fall (in prices) / to lose (value, weight etc) / to wag / to swing / to turn / to change / to exchange / to swap / to show off / to shed (hair) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom (ao4) Dorothy Gale (di) practices playing a banjo (卓) using two toy claws (扌), but she makes a mistake and accidentally drops (掉) the banjo. After the crash, the banjo is completely ruined. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhuo2 =
zhu + o2

surname Zhuo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhuo2 =
zhu + o2

outstanding | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a 班 ban1 卓 zhuo2 琴 qin2, a banjo. George Giant Squid (zhu) is taking part in a music contest just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance (o2). There is an alarm clock (早) with a pennant on it (⺊) which shows exactly the time when George is allowed to play. As the pennant goes up George starts to play, and he proves that his banjo skills are really outstanding (卓). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 3 years ago


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zao3 =
z + ao3

early / morning / Good morning! | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: your very own annoying alarm clock going off in the morning. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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,
almost 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
almost 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.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

di

Dorothy Gale - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


lao3

diao4

ya2
very old / obsolete / out of date

diao4

jia4
drop in price / devalued / to have one's status lowered

jian3

diao4
to subtract / to lose (weight)

gai3

diao4
to drop a bad habit

ci2

diao4
to resign a post / to sack and get rid of

wang4

diao4
to forget

mai4

diao4
to sell off / to get rid of in a sale

diao4

se4
to lose color / to fade / also pr. [diao4 shai3]

reng1

diao4
to throw away / to throw out

diao4

luo4
to fall down

diu1

diao4
to lose / to throw away / to discard / to cast away

chu2

diao4
to eliminate

shi1

diao4
to lose / to miss

che4

diao4
to cut / to throw out / to depose (from office) / to tear off

shuai3

diao4
to throw off / to abandon / to cast off / to get rid of / to dump

fei4

diao4
to depose (a king)

diao4

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

diao4

yi3

qing1

xin1
treat sth lightly / to lower one's guard

diao4

dui4
to fall behind / to drop out

qu4

diao4
to get rid of / to exclude / to eliminate / to remove / to delete / to strip out / to extract

diao4

tou2
to turn one's head / to turn round / to turn about

zha4

diao4
to bomb

diao4

bao1
to substitute in secret (a fake for the genuine item) / to palm off

lou4

diao4
to miss / to leave out / to omit / to be omitted / to be missing / to slip through / to leak out / to seep away

hui3

diao4
to destroy

gan4

diao4
to get rid of

ba2

diao4
to pluck / to pull off / to pull out / to unplug

diao4

zhuan3
to turn around

guan1

diao4
to switch off / to shut off

ca1

diao4
to wipe

mian3

diao4
to eliminate / to scrap

diao4

lei4
to shed tears

chong1

diao4
to wash out / to leach

xiao1

hao4

diao4
consumption

mie4

diao4
to eliminate

po1

diao4
spill

shao1

diao4
to burn / to char / to cremate / to incinerate

dang4

diao4
to fail (a student) / to pawn / (of a computer or program) to crash / to stop working

sui4

diao4
to drop and smash / broken

xiao4

diao4

da4

ya2
to laugh one's head off / ridiculous / jaw-dropping

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