gai3 =
g + ai3

to change / to alter / to transform / to correct | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes rose to power in the palace and the first thing he wants to do is to change the throne. He used a butcher's hook to scratch the jewels out of the golden throne. Now he uses a sledgehammer to change the throne into a new form, that is, a pile of garbage. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji3 =
ji + Ø3

self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / sixth in order / letter "F" or roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character looks like a butcher's hook. In the space station, Jeanne of Arc wants to conduct an experiment about a sixth order chaotic pendulum. First she hooks a butcher's hook to a sickle, then sticks the sickle's end into a flute, and finally hooks the handle of a shovel into the last hole of the flute. She then swings the chaotic pendulum to observe its behaviour. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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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?)

g

"g" is for Guy Fawkes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ai3

"ai3" is in the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


gai3

bian4
to change / to alter / to transform (HSK level 4)

xiu1

gai3
to amend / to alter / to modify (HSK level 5)

gai3

jin4
to improve / to make better / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

gai3

shan4
to make better / to improve / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

gai3

ge2
reform / CL:次[ci4],種|种[zhong3],項|项[xiang4] / to reform (HSK level 5)

gai3

zheng4
to correct / to amend / to put right / correction / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

gai3

liang2
to improve (HSK level 6)

gai3

xie3
to revise / to edit

cuan4

gai3
to tamper with / to falsify

gai3

diao4
to drop a bad habit

gai3

zu3
to reorganize / to reshuffle (posts etc)

zheng3

gai3
to reform / to rectify and improve

tong4

gai3

qian2

fei1
completely correcting one's former misdeeds (idiom); to repent past mistakes and turn over a new leaf / a reformed character

gai3

ge2

zhe3
reformer

gai3

guo4
to correct / to fix

gai3

guan1
change of appearance / to revise one's point of view

gai3

ban3
to revise the current edition / revised edition

gai3

ge2

pai4
the reformist party

gai3

chao2

huan4

dai4
transition period between dynasties / an interregnum

gai3

cheng1
to change a name / to rename

gai3

ming2
to change one's name

gai3

pan4
to amend a judgement / to overrule the original decision / to commute (a sentence)

xiu1

gai3
稿
gao3
revised draft / new version (of a document)

gai3

xie2

gui1

zheng4
to mend one's ways (idiom) / to turn over a new leaf

pi1

gai3
to mark (homework, exam scripts etc) / to correct and criticize (an article) / to check / to correct / a correction (to a piece of writing)

hui3

gai3
to repent / repentance

gai3

yong4
to change over to / to switch to / to use (sth different)

gai3

zao4
to transform / to reform / to remodel / to remould

gai3

hang2
to change profession

gai3

zhui1
screwdriver / CL:把[ba3]

lao2

dong4

gai3

zao4
reeducation through labor / laogai (prison camp)

gai3

jian4
to rebuild / to transform (a building) / to refurbish

lao2

gai3
abbr. for 勞動改造|劳动改造[lao2 dong4 gai3 zao4] / reform through labor / laogai (prison camp)

gai3

qi1
to reschedule / to rearrange (e.g. a meeting) / to postpone

gai3

tian1
another day / some other time / to find another day (for appointment etc) / to take a rain check

gai3

kou3
to correct oneself / to withdraw or modify one's previous remark

gai3

dao4
to change route / to divert (a road or a watercourse)

tu3

di4

gai3

ge2
land reform

gai3

cheng2
to convert / to turn into (sth else) / to adapt (a story to another medium)

gai3

cuo4
to correct an error

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