er2 =
Ø + Ø2

and / as well as / and so / but (not) / yet (not) / (indicates causal relation) / (indicates change of state) / (indicates contrast) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A comb. Albert Einstein is getting ready to go out just inside the entrance of the space station. He put up some loud music on the stereo and tries to comb his hair with his comb and the help of a wind wheel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



=
𦉫
+
𦉫
xx5

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

Looks like a stereo. In the middle there's the sound system, left and right are the loudspeakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



=
𦉫
+
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


er2

qie3
(not only ...) but also / moreover / in addition / furthermore (HSK level 3)

ran2

er2
however / yet / but (HSK level 4)

yin1

er2
therefore / as a result / thus / and as a result, ... (HSK level 5)

fan3

er2
instead / on the contrary / contrary (to expectations) (HSK level 5)

cong2

er2
thus / thereby (HSK level 5)

zong3

er2

yan2

zhi1
in short / in a word / in brief (HSK level 6)

ban4

tu2

er2

fei4
to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished (HSK level 6)

qie4

er2

bu4

she3
to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth / to persevere / unflagging efforts (HSK level 6)

er2

yi3
that's all / nothing more (HSK level 6)

jin4

er2
and then (what follows next) (HSK level 6)

shi2

er2
occasionally / from time to time (HSK level 6)

bu4

yan2

er2

yu4
it goes without saying / it is self-evident (HSK level 6)

qing1

er2

yi4

ju3
easy / with no difficulty (HSK level 6)

ting3

shen1

er2

chu1
to step forward bravely

yin1

ren2

er2

yi4
varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual

bu4

ke3

tong2

ri4

er2

yu3
lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in the same breath / incomparable

jian1

er2

you3

zhi1
to have both (at the same time)

tang2

er2

huang2

zhi1
overt / to make no secret (of one's presence) / grandiose / with great scope

mi4

er2

bu4

xuan1
to withhold information / to keep sth secret

ying4

yun4

er2

sheng1
to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom) / to arise at an opportune time / able to take advantage of an opportunity / to rise to the occasion

bu4

mou2

er2

he2
to agree without prior consultation / to happen to hold the same view

yi1

ban1

er2

yan2
generally speaking

bu4

qi1

er2

yu4
meet by chance / have a chance encounter

bu4

han2

er2

li4
shiver all over though not cold / tremble with fear / shudder

yan2

er2

you3

xin4
to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word

shi4

ke3

er2

zhi3
to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can / don't overdo it / stop while you're ahead

qu3

er2

dai4

zhi1
to substitute for sb / to remove and replace

sha1

yu3

er2

gui1
to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambitions (idiom)

ke3

wang4

er2

bu4

ke3

ji2
in sight but unattainable (idiom) / inaccessible

zhi1

nan2

er2
退
tui4
to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back out of an awkward situation / to get out on finding out what it's really like

ying2

mian4

er2

lai2
directly / head-on (collision) / in one's face (of wind)

tuo1

kou3

er2

chu1
to blurt out / to let slip (an indiscreet remark)

man3

zai4

er2

gui1
to return from a rewarding journey

bu4

jing4

er2

zou3
to get round fast / to spread like wildfire

fan4

fan4

er2

tan2
to speak in general terms

xing2

er2

shang4

xue2
metaphysics

fu2

xiu4

er2

qu4
to brush with one's sleeve then go (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly

xin1

you3

yu2

er2

li4

bu4

zu2
The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects). / I really want to do it, but don't have the resources. / The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

zi4

shang4

er2

xia4
top-down

yi1

yong1

er2

shang4
to swarm around / flocking (to see)

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