lei2 =
l + ei2

surname Lei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lei2 =
l + ei2

thunder / mine (weapon) / (Internet slang) terrifying / terrific | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot (l) has to clear a mine (雷) field (田) just inside the Eiffel tower's entrance (ei2) in the rain (雨). It is raining so hard, when Lancelot hears the thunder (雷) he doesn't know if it's the weather or a mine he triggered. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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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


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yu3 =
yu + Ø3

rain / CL:陣|阵[zhen4],場|场[chang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It is raining inside of the space station, and because of zero gravity, it is raining in every direction. Aphrodite can't just hide under a ladder covered with petal leaves, she also has to tug herself in a few maps. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to rain / (of rain, snow etc) to fall / to precipitate / to wet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xia4 =
xi + a4

down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie tries to escape from Adziogol Lighthouse by climbing through the window in the bathroom. To build a ladder, she puts a voodoo staff under a flute. - 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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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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bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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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HSK level: 5

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

l

Sir Lancelot - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
ei2

In the Eiffel tower's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


lei2

da2
radar (loanword) (HSK level 6)

yu2

lei2
torpedo

lei2

ming2
thunder / very loud sounds

lei2

guan3
detonator / fuse

shou3

lei2
grenade

bu4

lei2
to lay mines

lei2

ting2
sound of thunder

ru2

lei2

guan4

er3
lit. like thunder piercing the ear / a well-known reputation (idiom)

lei2

dian4
thunder and lightning

da4

fa1

lei2

ting2
to be furious / to fly into a terrible rage

lei2

gong1
Lei Gong or Duke of Thunder, the God of Thunder in Chinese mythology

lei2

feng1
Lei Feng (1940-1962), made into a model of altruism and dedication to the Party by propaganda from 1963 onwards

lei2

da3

bu4

dong4
not shaken by thunder (idiom); the arrangements are unalterable / to adhere rigidly to regulations / will go ahead whatever happens (of an arrangement or plan)

ha1

mu3

lei2

te4
Hamlet (name) / the Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark c. 1601 by William Shakespeare 莎士比亚|莎士比亞

jing1

lei2
sudden clap of thunder / fig. surprising turn of events

sao3

lei2
minesweeper (computer game)

tan4

lei2
to detect mines / mine detection

zhang3

sheng1

lei2

dong4
thunderous applause (idiom)

lei2

ke4

sa4

si1
Lexus / see also 凌志[Ling2 zhi4]

bao4

tiao4

ru2

lei2
stamp with fury / fly into a rage

bei4

lei2

mao4
beret (loanword)

lei2

de2
Clark T. Randt Jr. (1945-), US ambassador to Beijing since 2001

da3

lei2
to rumble with thunder / clap of thunder

yu2

lei2

ting3
torpedo boat

lei2

shan1
Leishan county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州[Qian2 dong1 nan2 zhou1], Guizhou

lei2

zhen4

yu3
thunder shower

lei2

li4

feng1

xing2
pass like thunder and move like the wind (idiom); swift and decisive reaction

lei2

man4
Lehman or Leymann (name)

lei2

long2
apatosaurus / former name: brontosaurus

pai2

lei2
mine clearance

lei2

bo1
Leibo county in Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture 涼山彞族自治州|凉山彝族自治州[Liang2 shan1 Yi2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], south Sichuan

lei2

sheng1
thunder

lei2

en1
Rennes

te4

lei2

sha1
Teresa / Theresa (name)

fu2

lei2

de2

li3

ke4
Frederick (name)

lei2

ji1
lightning strike / thunderbolt

te4

lei2

wo4
Trevor (name)

lei2

yu3
thunderstorm

lei2

ke4

ya3

wei4

ke4
Reykjavik, capital of Iceland

ge2

lei2
Grey / Gray

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