sa1 =
s + a1

to let go / to cast / to let loose / to discharge / to give expression to | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Socrates (s) sprinkles some water on his flowers in front of the Adziogol lighthouse (a1). He holds a watering can (散) with a toy claw (扌), but suddenly he lets go (撒) and the water spills everywhere. Upon seeing so much water Socrates cannot help but want to pee (撒). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 days ago | add a painting


sa3 =
s + a3

to scatter / to sprinkle / to spill | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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

Image by Matthias,
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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+
san3 =
s + an3

scattered / loose / to come loose / to fall apart / leisurely / powdered medicine | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san4 =
s + an4

variant of 散[san4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san4 =
s + an4

to scatter / to break up (a meeting etc) / to disperse / to disseminate / to dispel / (coll.) to sack | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a watering can, because it disperses its water everywhere.

In the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), Socrates (s) broke down (散) the moon (月) using a sledgehammer (攵). He is now fetching water for his watering can (散) from the well (井), because he plans to disperse (散) the remaining dust and small pieces of the moon by dispersing (散) water everywhere. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+

+
jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy / surname Jing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

a well / CL:口[kou3] / neat / orderly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is digging a well inside Stonehenge. At first she was doing it by hand, but then she hooked up a capacitor to a banana and a dinosaur bone, which dig for her using the electrical energy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
丿
+
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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
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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+
丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
丿
+
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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+

+
yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
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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+

+
xx5

rap / tap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



=
丿
+

+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+

+
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



=
丿
+

+
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?)

s

Socrates. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
a3

In the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


sa1

huang3
to tell lies (HSK level 6)

mi2

sa5
(Catholic) Mass

sa3

bo1
to sow (seeds by scattering) / scatter sowing

sa1

tui3
to take to one's heels / to scram

bo1

sa3
to sow (seeds) / to scatter

sa1

dan4
Satan or Shaitan

sa1

ye3
to display shockingly bad behavior / to behave atrociously

na2

sa3

le4
Nazareth (in Biblical Palestine)

sa3

shou3

bu4

guan3
to stand aside and do nothing (idiom) / to take no part in

sa1

shou3
to let go of sth / to give up

sa1
尿
niao4
to pass water / to piss / to urinate / to wee wee

kai3

sa3
Caesar

kai3

sa3
Caesar (name) / Gaius Julius Caesar 100-42 BC / by extension, emperor, Kaiser, Tsar

sa1

qi4
to leak (of air) / to go flat (of a tire) / to vent one's anger

sa1

ha1

la1
Sahara

sa1

qie1

er3
Thatcher (name) / Baroness Thatcher or Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), British conservative politician, prime minister 1979-1990

sa3

zhong3
to sow seeds

ye1

lu4

sa1

leng3
Jerusalem, capital of Israel

sa1

po1
to make an unreasonable scene

sa1

jiao1
to act like a spoiled child / to throw a tantrum / to act coquettishly

sa1

wang3
to throw a net

sa1

lai4
to make a scene / to raise hell

tie3

sa1

luo2

ni2

jia1

hou4

shu1
Second epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians

tie3

sa1

luo2

ni2

jia1

qian2

shu1
First epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians

kai3

sa1

lei4

ya3
Caesarea (town in Israel, between Tel Aviv and Haifa)

sa1

ke4

xun4

ren2
Saxon (people)

sa1

ke4

xun4
Saxon (people)

sa1

qie1

er3

fu1

ren5
Mrs Thatcher / Baroness Thatcher or Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), British conservative politician, prime minister 1979-1990

tie3

sa1

luo2

ni2

jia1
Thessalonica

sa1

ha1

la1

yi3

nan2
sub-Saharan

sa1

dan4
variant of 撒旦[Sa1 dan4], Satan or Shaitan

sa1

ya1

zi5
(dialect) to rush off / to scamper off double-quick / to take to one's heels / to make oneself scarce

ni2

bu4

jia3

ni2

sa1
Nebuchadnezzar

yi1

sa1

ge2
Issac (name)

yi3

sa3
Isaac (son of Abraham)

sa1

ding1

dao3
Sardinia

ma1

sa5
variant of 摩挲[ma1 sa5]

an1

hun2

mi2

sa5
Requiem Mass (Catholic)

sa1

shou3

bi4

yan3
to have nothing further to do with a matter (idiom)

pao1

sa3
to sprinkle

Example sentences for

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