lian3 =
li + an3

to hold back / to restrain / to control (oneself) / to collect / Taiwan pr. [lian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lian4 =
li + an4

variant of 殮|殓[lian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qian1 =
qi + an1

all | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: General 傅佥.

The Queen of Hearts wants to drive all the cats out of the Anchor Inn. Outside of it she put on a pointed cap, sprinkled some catnip and starts to play her flute like the Pied Piper of Hamelin. She plays and plays but no cats come out at all, just the General Fu Qian is attracted by the catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

variant of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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, about 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, 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
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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, over 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shou1

lian3
to vanish / to moderate / to exercise restraint / to curb (one's mirth, arrogance etc) / to astringe / (math.) to converge

lian3

cai2
to accumulate wealth / to rake in money

zheng1

lian3

wu2

du4
to extort taxes excessively

shou1

lian3

xu4

lie4
convergent sequence (math.)

shou1

lian3

xing4
convergence (math.) / astringent

shou1

lian3

ji2

shu4
convergent series (math.)

shou1

lian3

feng1

mang2
to draw in one's claws / to show some modesty

lian3

ba5
(dialect) to gather (sth)

lian3

bu4
to restrain motion / to check one's step

nei4

lian3
introverted / reserved / (artistic style) understated

lian3

ji4
to refrain / to give up evil (temporarily) / to cover one's traces / to lie low / to retire (from view)

lian3

qian2
to collect money / to raise funds (for charity)

bao4

lian3
to overtax / to extort

heng2

zheng1

bao4

lian3
to tax by force and extort levies (idiom); to screw taxes out of the people by force

heng2

zheng4

bao4

lian3
to levy exorbitant taxes (idiom)

ju4

lian3
to accumulate / to gather / to amass wealth by heavy taxation or other unscrupulous means / (science) convergent

pou2

lian3

wu2

yan4
to accumulate wealth without satisfaction / to continually plunder (idiom)

feng1

mang2

nei4

lian3
to be talented yet self-effacing (idiom)

lian3

ren4
old-fashioned women's obeisance / Taiwan pr. [lian4 ren4]

zheng1

lian3
to extort taxes

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