xiao3 =
xi + ao3

dawn / daybreak / to know / to let sb know / to make explicit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

At dawn (晓), Marie Curie (xi) and the sun (日) meet Tang Yao (尧) in the Taos Pueblo (ao3). They let him know (晓) that they have been a couple for a long time and plan to marry, but Tang Yao explains that he already knows (晓). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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yao2 =
y + ao2

surname Yao / Yao or Tang Yao (c. 2200 BC), one of Five legendary Emperors 五帝[wu3 di4], second son of Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾[Di4 Ku4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) is dancing with Tang Yao (尧) just inside the Taos Pueblo's entrance (ao2). They are dancing to the music produced by Bigfoot (丈) playing a Sihu (兀). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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zhang4 =
zh + ang4

ten feet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ten foot are about 3 meters, so let's say bigfoot for ten food. Nice side effect: that way it's easier to remember 丈夫 = husband (if your husband looks like bigfoot). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


The ten feet tall Bigfoot just left Angkor Wat's bathroom, and he left something that looks like a big flute. George Washington wants to investigate it, but only using pliers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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wu4 =
w + Ø4

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu4 =
w + Ø4

cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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丿
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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


jia1

yu4

hu4

xiao3
understood by everyone (idiom); well known / a household name (HSK level 6)

tian1

xiao3

de5
Heaven knows!

jie1

xiao3
to announce publicly / to publish / to make known / to disclose

xiao3

de5
to know

fen1

xiao3
the result (becomes apparent) / now one understands

tong1

xiao3
proficient (in sth) / to understand sth through and through

po4

xiao3
daybreak / dawn

bao4

xiao3
herald the break of day

fu2

xiao3
daybreak / approach of dawn

he4

lu3

xiao3

fu5
Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), secretary-general of Soviet Communist Party 1953-1964

zhi1

xiao3
to know / to understand

xiao3

shi4
to tell / to notify

liu2

xiao3

bo1
Liu Xiaobo (1955-), Beijing writer and human rights activist, organizer of petition Charter 2008 零八憲章|零八宪章[ling2 ba1 xian4 zhang1], Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 2010

yi3

jian4

fen1

xiao3
the result becomes apparent / (after) the dust has settled

hu4

gao4

ren2

xiao3
to make known to every household (idiom); to disseminate widely / to shout from the rooftops

xiao3

yi3

da4

yi4
to reason with sb / to lecture

xiao3

yu4
to inform / to convince

he2

lu3

xiao3

fu1
Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), secretary-general of Soviet communist party 1953-1964 / also written 赫魯曉夫|赫鲁晓夫

xiao3

yu4
variant of 曉喻|晓喻[xiao3 yu4]

wu2

ren2

bu4

xiao3
known to everyone

bai2

xiao3

yan4
Pai Hsiao-yen (daughter of Pai Ping-ping)

bo2

xiao3
at dawn

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