wo4 =
w + o4

to hold / to grasp / to clench (one's fist) / to master / classifier: a handful | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus's (w) garden shack (屋) was just about to fall into the well in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom (o4), but Willy was able to grasp (握) it at the last moment with a toy claw (屋). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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wu1 =
w + Ø1

house / room / CL:間|间[jian1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus lives in the space station, but sometimes he goes out into his small garden shack. Today, something is just wrong, and when he visits the shack's arrival part, he knows why: A ghost has arrived! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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shi1 =
sh + Ø1

person representing the dead (during burial ceremonies) / to put a corpse on display (after execution) / variant of 屍|尸[shi1] / corpse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is investigating a ghost in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

to arrive / most / to / until | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent this characters by one of these conveyor belts from which you pick up your suitcase when you arrived at an airport. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington finally got the package he was waiting for! He picks it up from the arrivals in the bathroom of the space station. In it is a flute, which he sticks into his nose. He blows his nose, and boy, does a lot of clay come out! He's glad to have a free nose again. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 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, 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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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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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.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
o4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


wo4

shou3
to shake hands (HSK level 4)

ba3

wo4
to grasp (also fig.) / to seize / to hold / assurance / certainty / sure (of the outcome) (HSK level 5)

zhang3

wo4
to grasp (often fig.) / to control / to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny) / to master / to know well / to understand sth well and know how to use it / fluency (HSK level 5)

zai4

wo4
(figuratively) to hold in one's hands / to be within grasp

wo4

you3
to grasp and own / to hold (power)

jin3

wo4
to hold firmly, not let go

wo4

li4
(strength of one's) grip

wo4

zhu4
to grip / to hold

wo4

quan2
to make a fist

wo4

bie2
to shake hands

da4

quan2

zai4

wo4
to be in a position of power

zhi4

zhu1

zai4

wo4
lit. to hold the pearl of wisdom (idiom) / fig. to be endowed with extraordinary intelligence

wu2

ba3

wo4
uncertain

zhang3

wo4

dian4

nao3
PDA / Personal Digital Assistant

zuo3

quan4

zai4

wo4
to be assured of success (idiom)

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