ca1 =
c + a1

to wipe / to erase / rubbing (brush stroke in painting) / to clean / to polish | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The undercover agent (察) found out that soon the super villain he is following will arrive at the Adziogol lighthouse. As he waits in front of the lighthouse (a1) the King of Chu (c) arrives. Certain that it must be the villain the agent quickly tries to rub off (擦) the King's make-up using a toy claw (扌), hoping to unmask the villain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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cha2 =
ch + a2

to examine / to inquire / to observe / to inspect / to look into / obvious / clearly evident | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) just graduated from the Anchor Inn, but just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance an undercover agent (察) confronts him. The undercover agent has been investigating (察) Charlie's activities for quite some time and accuses Charlie of having copied most of his thesis. Charlie Chaplin bursts out in tears and admits the charges. He instantly offers to burn his graduation cap (宀) as a sacrifice (祭), hoping to appease the undercover agent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


cha2 =
ch + a2

variant of 察[cha2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - 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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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - 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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ji4 =
ji + Ø4

to offer sacrifice / festive occasion | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The moon (月) decided to visit the space station and meets Jeanne of Arc (ji) In the space station's bathroom (Ø4). Jeanne is full of awe, so she decides to give the moon a sacrifice (祭). She sets up the ceremonial standard (示) and, chanting mysterious songs, sets fire to her favourite boxing glove (又). The moon is quite satisfied with the offering. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zhai4 =
zh + ai4

surname Zhai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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


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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


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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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+
shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to show / to reveal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A standard or guidon, as used in the military. Sherlock Holmes tries out his new guidon in the space station's bathroom. The standard features a capacitor and a daisy. - 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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+
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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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a 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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丿
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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

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


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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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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

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?)

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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

Words with


mo2

ca1
friction / rubbing / chafing / fig. disharmony / conflict / also written 磨擦 (HSK level 6)

xiang4

pi2

ca1
eraser / rubber / CL:塊|块[kuai4]

ca1

zao3
to rub oneself down with a wet towel / to take a sponge bath

mo2

ca1

li4
friction

ca1

jian1

er2

guo4
brief encounter / to brush past sb

ca1

liang4
to polish

ca1

shi4
to wipe clean

ca1

xi3
to clean (with water or alcohol) / to wipe and wash / to swab / to scrub

ban3

ca1
blackboard eraser

ca1

shang1
scratch / abrasion / graze / friction burn / to bruise / to scrape

ca1

diao4
to wipe

mo2

quan2

ca1

zhang3
fig. to rub one's fists and wipe one's palms (idiom) / to roll up one's sleeves for battle / eager to get into action or start on a task

mo2

ca1
variant of 摩擦[mo2 ca1]

ca1

bian1

qiu2
lit. to hit a ball or shuttlecock on the sideline / fig. to skirt the line legally or morally

ca1

wan3

bu4
dish cloth / tea towel

ca1

wang3

qiu2
net ball / let (tennis etc)

ca1

ding4

zhi3
toilet paper

ca1

shen1

er2

guo4
to brush past

ca1

xie2

dian4
doormat

ca1

yin1
fricative

ca1

hei1

r5
(dialect) dusk

ban3

ca1

r5
blackboard eraser

mo2

quan2

ca1

zhang3
variant of 摩拳擦掌[mo1 quan2 ca1 zhang3]

ke3

ca1

xie3
erasable

yin2

ca1

yin1
alveolar fricative (linguistics)

ke3

ca1

xie3

ke3

bian1

cheng2

zhi1

du2

cun2

chu3

qi4
EPROM / Erasable programmable read-only memory

hou2

ca1

yin1
guttural fricative

ai1

ca1
to press against / to nuzzle up to

kai1

ca1
to wipe

ca1

gan1
to wipe dry

ca1

liang4

yan3

jing1
remove the scales from one's eyes / sharpen one's vigilance

ca1

xie3
to erase

ca1

mo3
to wipe

ca1

lu:e4
to brush against / to graze / to scratch

ca1

ca1

bi3
erasable pen

ca1

bang4

qiu2
foul tip

ca1

qiang1

zou3

huo3
to shoot accidentally while polishing a gun / (fig.) a minor incident that sparks a war

ca1

you2
to oil / to anoint

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