miao2 =
mi + ao2

depict / to trace (a drawing) / to copy / to touch up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marilyn Monroe (mi) is touching up (描) her sprouts (苗) just inside the Taos Pueblo's entrance (ao2) using a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 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, 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


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miao2 =
mi + ao2

Hmong or Miao ethnic group of southwest China / surname Miao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

miao2 =
mi + ao2

sprout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marilyn Monroe (mi) wants to grow some sprouts (苗) just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo (ao2). She already set up a field (田) and for frost protection, she put a few sheets of artificial lawn (艹) on the field with the young sprouts. The sprouts are peeping out the gaps between the sheets. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

mi

Marilyn Monroe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


miao2

xie3
to describe / to depict / to portray / description (HSK level 5)

miao2

hui4
to describe / to portray (HSK level 6)

sao3

miao2

yi2
scanner (device)

su4

miao2
sketch

sao3

miao2
to scan

miao2

hua4
to draw / to describe

sao3

miao2

qi4
scanner

qing1

miao2

dan4

xie3
to sketch in light shades / to play down / to deemphasize (idiom)

miao2

tu2
to trace

miao2

shu4
to describe / description

zhu2

hang2

sao3

miao2
line by line scanning / progressive scanning

ge2

hang2

sao3

miao2
interlaced scanning

ren2

wu4

miao2

xie3
portrayal

dian4

nao3

duan4

ceng2

sao3

miao2
CAT scan / CT scan

hui2

miao2
flyback (of electron beam in cathode ray tube) / retrace

yu4

miao2

yu4

hei1
see 越描越黑[yue4 miao2 yue4 hei1]

miao2

mo2
to describe / to portray

miao2

hong2
to trace over red characters (as a method of learning to write)

miao2

jin1
to outline in gold

shu4

ma3

sao3

miao2
a digital scan

bai2

miao2
line drawing in traditional ink and brush style / simple and straightforward style of writing

chao1

sheng1

sao3

miao2
ultrasonic scan

yue4

miao2

yue4

hei1
lit. the more you touch things up, the darker they get / fig. to only make matters worse

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