yuan2 =
yu + an2

to help / to assist / to aid | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) is helping (援) stretching out a flowchart (爰) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2) using a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 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, over 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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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about 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,
about 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


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yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

therefore / consequently / thus / hence / thereupon / it follows that / where? / to change (into) / ancient unit of weight and money | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a flowchart.

Aphrodite (yu) shows her boyfriend (友) a flowchart (爰) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). On it it is written what he has to do in order to spend the night with her. First, he has to use a razor (爫) and shave his beard. Second, he has to play a song on a flute (一) for her. He wants to spend the night with Aphrodite, therefore (爰) he follows the items on the flowchart. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhua3 =
zhu + a3

alternative form of 爪 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor.

George Giant Squid uses his electric razor to shave his beard inside of the Adziogol Lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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,
about 3 years ago


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you3 =
y + ou3

friend | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger can't take off her boxing gloves in the Louvre! Fortunately, a friend comes over and helps her to take off the gloves by cutting them with a pair of scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂇
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𠂇
xx5

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

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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: 6

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

yu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


zhi1

yuan2
to provide assistance / to support / to back (HSK level 6)

sheng1

yuan2
to support (a cause)

yuan2

yin3
to quote / to cite / to recommend (one's friend's, associates etc)

jiu4

yuan2
to save / to support / to help / to assist

yuan2

jiu4
to come to the aid of / to save / to rescue from danger / to relieve

gu1

li4

wu2

yuan2
isolated and without help

qiu2

yuan2
to ask for help

yuan2

zhu4
to help / to support / to aid / aid / assistance

pan1

yuan2
to climb up (a rope etc) / climbing (plant)

yuan2

bing1
reinforcement

hou4

yuan2
reinforcement / back-up / supporting force

zeng1

yuan2
to reinforce

wai4

yuan2
external help / foreign aid

ao4

yuan2
hidden ally / powerful support / support / backup

jiu4

yuan2

dui4
rescue team

wu2

yuan2
without support / helpless

pan4

yuan2
domineering / tyrannical

qing3

yuan2
to request help / to appeal (for assistance)

jun1

shi4

yuan2

zhu4
military aid

fang2

hua4

jiu4

yuan2
antichemical rescue

zu3

yuan2
to block reinforcements

ren2

dao4

jiu4

yuan2
humanitarian aid

chi2

yuan2
to rush to the rescue

wei2

cheng2

da3

yuan2
to besiege and strike the relief force (idiom); strategy of surrounding a unit to entice the enemy to reinforce, then striking the new troops

dan4

jin4

yuan2

jue2
out of ammunition and no hope of reinforcements (idiom); in desperate straits

ji4

shu4

yuan2

zhu4
technical assistance

kang4

mei3

yuan2

chao2
Resist US, help North Korea (1950s slogan)

yuan2

jiao1
abbr. for 援助交際|援助交际[yuan2 zhu4 jiao1 ji4]

yuan2

jiao1

mei4
prostitute (slang) / see also 援助交際|援助交际[yuan2 zhu4 jiao1 ji4]

yuan2

jiao1

xiao3

jie5
girl who engages in enjo-kōsai / see also 援助交際|援助交际[yuan2 zhu4 jiao1 ji4]

yuan2

zhu4

zhi1

shou3
a helping hand

yuan2

zhu4

jiao1

ji4
Enjo-kōsai or "compensated dating", a practice which originated in Japan where older men give money or luxury gifts to women for their companionship and sexual favors

yuan2

zhu4

ji1

gou4
relief agency / emergency service / rescue organisation

yuan2

shou3
assistance / a helping hand / to lend a hand

yuan2

yong4
to quote / to cite

yuan2

zang4
pro-Tibet / to support Tibet / to support Tibetan independence

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