xie2 =
xi + e2

inclined / slanting / oblique / tilting | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) has the matador (斗) pull her sedan chair (余) through the Erechtheion's entrance (e2). Since there is no-one at the rear end of the sedan chair, the end just drags over the ground and the sedan chair is very slanted (斜), just like a slanting tower. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

surname Yu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(archaic) I / me / variant of 餘|余[yu2], surplus | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

extra / surplus / remaining / remainder after division / (following numerical value) or more / in excess of (some number) / residue (math.) / after / I / me | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 余车 means "emperor's carriage", and I'll thus represent 余 with a sedan chair. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station, Aphrodite finally has the chance to feel like an emperor. In zero gravity she doesn't need anyone to carry the sedan chair she's sitting on. She set up two sewage pipes right opposite of each other, so as soon as she shoots out of one she enters the other and is redirected to the first one. In this way she can ride her sedan chair in an infinite loop. - 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, almost 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "pin"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Let's say this is a sewage pipe which sticks out of the floor. The horizontal line is the floor level, and 小 below it represents the stuff in the earth. - 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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dou3 =
d + ou3

abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Bei3 dou3 xing1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou3 =
d + ou3

dry measure for grain equal to ten 升[sheng1] or one-tenth of a 石[dan4] / decaliter / peck / cup or dipper shaped object / old variant of 陡[dou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou4 =
d + ou4

to fight / to struggle / to condemn / to censure / to contend / to put together / coming together | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a 斗牛士 is a matador, who will represent 斗. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In the Louvre, the matador and Don Quixote started to fight. Now they want to settle it once and for all in the bathroom. The matador chose a cross as a weapon, while Don Quixote chose a blossom—to cushion the crosses' blows. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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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, 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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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,
almost 3 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, 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


qing1

xie2
to incline / to lean / to slant / to slope / to tilt (HSK level 6)

qing1

xie2

du4
inclination (from the horizontal or vertical) / slope / obliquity

xie2

po1
slope / incline

xie2

mian4
inclined plane

xie2

ta3
leaning tower

xie2

bian1
sloping side / hypotenuse (of a right-angled triangle)

xie2

jiao3
bevel angle / oblique angle

xie2

yang2
setting sun

xie2

yan3
to look askance / cross or wall-eyed

xie2

du4
slope / gradient / inclination

wai1

wai1

xie2

xie2
shuddering / trembling / a trembling scrawl (of handwriting)

wai1

xie2
crooked / askew / oblique / slanting / out of plumb

xie2

shi4
a squint / sideways glance / to look askance

xie2
线
xian4
diagonal line / slanting line / slash (punct.) / forward slash (computing)

xie2

ti3

zi4
italic letter / slanting typeface

xie2

lu:4
slope

xie2

fang1

xing2
trapezium (geometry)

xie2

fang1

ji1
trapezius muscle (of the upper back and neck)

xie2

gang4
oblique bar / slash (computing)

xie2

yan3

kan4
from the side of the eye / askance

xie2

ni4
to cast sidelong glances at sb

xie2

guan3

mian4
penne pasta

xie2

wen2

zhi1
twill weave

xie2

wen2

ruan3

ni2
tweed

xie2
线
xian4

hao4
slash (punct.) / forward slash (computing) / virgule / slanting line / oblique line

xie2

ji1
diagonal muscle

xie2

tang3
to recline

xie2

zhou2
oblique axes (math.)

xie2

gou1
(downwards-right concave hooked character stroke)

xie2

chang2

shi2
plagioclase (rock-forming mineral, type of feldspar)

xie2

kao4
to recline

xie2

ti3
italics / slanting typeface

heng2

xie2
oblique / slanting

heng2

xie2

gou1
⺄ stroke in Chinese characters

bi3

sa4

xie2

ta3
Leaning Tower of Pisa

bu4

pian1

xie2
not leaning to one side / impartial / even-handed

mu4

bu4

xie2

shi4
not to glance sideways (idiom) / to be fully concentrated / to be of upright moral character

mie1

xie5
to squint

bei4

xie2
anticline (geology)

pian1

xie2
crooked / not upright / diverging from straight line / improper / dishonest

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