xiu3 =
xi + ou3

rotten | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) visits the Louvre (ou3) in late summer and finds an old rotten (朽) Christmas tree (木). In fact the tree is so rotten that she can't endure the smell and has to put on a breathing mask (丂). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 days ago | add a painting



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kao3 =
k + ao3

"breath" or "sigh" component in Chinese characters | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a breathing mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


The air inside of the Taos Pueblo is so bad that Karl Marx needs a breathing mask to breathe freely. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


fu3

xiu3
rotten / decayed / decadent / degenerate (HSK level 6)

bu4

xiu3
immortal / immortality

yong3

chui2

bu4

xiu3
eternal glory / will never be forgotten

xiu3

mu4
rotten wood

xiu3

lan4
rotten

hua4

fu3

xiu3

wei2

shen2

qi2
lit. to change something rotten into something magical (idiom)

tui2

xiu3
decaying / rotten / decrepit

xiu3

huai4
rotten

xiu3

du4
to decay and be eaten by worms etc / to over-hoard grain so that it rots

ku1

xiu3
withered and rotten

shuai1

xiu3
decaying / decrepit / aged and crumbling

Example sentences for

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