li3 =
li + Ø3

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li3 =
li + Ø3

plum | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station, Li Qingzhao shakes a Christmas tree which is decorated with eggs. The eggs fly off and as they break open, plums fly out of them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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zi3 =
z + Ø3

son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro wants to eat an egg in the space station, and he already put it in a prize cup, as he has no egg cup. He also lacks a spoon, so he uses a big flute to crush the egg open. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


zi5 =
z + Ø5

(noun suffix) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


=
丿
+
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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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xing2

li5

xiang1
suitcase / baggage compartment / overhead bin / (car) trunk / boot (HSK level 3)

xing2

li5
luggage / CL:件[jian4]

tou2

tao2

bao4

li3
toss a peach, get back a plum (idiom); to return a favor / to exchange gifts / Scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours.

li3

shun4

chen2
Yi Sunshin (1545-1598), Korean admiral and folk hero, famous for sea victories over the Japanese invaders

li3

zi5
plum / CL:個|个[ge4]

xing2

li5

jia4
luggage rack

li3

xiao3

long2
Bruce Lee (1940-1973), Hong Kong actor and martial arts expert

li3

de2
Otto Braun (1900-1974), Comintern adviser to the Chinese communist party 1932-1939

li3

lian2

jie2
Li Lianjie or Jet Li (1963-), martial arts sportsman, subsequently film star and director

li3

si1

te4
Ferenc (Franz) Liszt (1811-1886), Hungarian composer / Joseph Lister (1883-1897), British surgeon and bacteriologist

li3

an1
Ang Li (1954-), Taiwanese-American film director (films include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 臥虎藏龍|卧虎藏龙 and Brokeback Mountain 斷背山|断背山)

li3

wei2

si1
Levi's (brand)

li3

jia1

cheng2
Sir Li Ka-shing (1928-), Hong Kong businessman

zhang1

san1

li3

si4
Zhang and Li (idiom); Zhang with tight trousers and Li with wide hat / Tom, Dick and Harry

xing2

li5

dai4
travel bag

li3

yu3

chun1
Li Yuchun aka Chris Lee (1984-), Chinese pop singer

li3

si4
Li Si, name for an unspecified person, second of a series of three: 張三|张三[Zhang1 San1], 李四, 王五[Wang2 Wu3] Tom, Dick and Harry

li3

si1
Li Si (c. 280-208 BC), Legalist philosopher, calligrapher and Prime minister of Qin kingdom and Qin dynasty from 246 to 208 BC

li3

er3

wang2
King Lear, 1605 tragedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚

li3

wei2
Titus Livius or Livy (59 BC-17 AD), Roman historian

li3

ang2
Li Ang, personal name of fifteenth Tang emperor Wenzong 文宗[Wen2 zong1] (809-840), reigned 827-840

li3
广
guang3
Li Guang (-119 BC), Han dynasty general, nicknamed Flying General 飛將軍|飞将军 and much feared by the Xiongnu 匈奴

li3

jun4
Li Jun, fictional character from 水滸傳|水浒传[Shui3 hu3 Zhuan4]

li3

shi4

min2
Li Shimin, personal name of second Tang emperor Taizong 唐太宗[Tang2 Tai4 zong1] (599-649), reigned 626-649

li3

bing1
Li Bing (c 230 BC) historical hydraulic engineer of DuJiangYan 都江堰

xuan2

zhuan3

xing2

li5

chuan2

song4

dai4
luggage conveyor belt / carousel

da4

ma3

shi4

ge2

li3
damson (fruit)

li3

bing1

bing1
Li Bingbing (1973-), PRC film actress and pop star

li3

ye3
Li Jilan 李季蘭|李季兰[Li3 Ji4 Lan2] or Li Ye (713-784), Tang dynasty female poet

li3

jie2

ren2
Li Jieren (1891-1962), novelist

li3

gong1

pu3
Li Gongpu (-1946), communist killed by Guomindang in Kunming in 1946

li3

ke4

qiang2
Li Keqiang (1955-), PRC politician, prime minister from 2013

tuo1

yun4

xing2

li5
luggage that has been checked in (on flight)

li3

guang1
耀
yao4
Lee Kuan Yew (1923-), founding prime minister of Singapore 1959-1990

li3

xian1

nian4
Li Xiannian (1909-1992), PRC general and politician

zhang1

wang2

li3

zhao4
anyone / Mr Average / any Tom, Dick or Harry

da4

li3

du4
Li Bai 李白[Li3 Bai2] and Du Fu 杜甫[Du4 Fu3]

ci4

r5

li3
gooseberry

li3

yuan2

hao4
Li Yuanhao (1003-1048), founding king of Xixia 西夏[Xi1 Xia4] around modern Ningxia 寧夏|宁夏[Ning2 xia4]

li3

xuan1
Li Xuan, personal name of nineteenth Tang emperor Xizong 僖宗[Xi1 zhong1] (862-888), reigned 873-888

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