qiang1 =
qi + ang1

surname Qiang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

qiang1 =
qi + ang1

gun / firearm / rifle / spear / thing with shape or function similar to a gun / CL:支[zhi1],把[ba3],桿|杆[gan3],條|条[tiao2],枝[zhi1] / to substitute for another person in a test / to knock / classifier for rifle shots | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts (qi) wants to know what it feels like to be a Redneck, so she set up a Christmas tree (木) on top of a barn (仓) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1). She then proceeds to try and shoot the Christmas tree off the barn using a shotgun (枪). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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cang1 =
c + ang1

barn / granary / storehouse / cabin / hold (in ship) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The King of Chu lost his most important battle and retreated into the barn in front of the Angkor Wat with Neanderthal Man as his hostage. The navy seal is going to rescue Neanderthal Man, but eventually he'll just shoot everyone as this is the thing he was trained for. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xian1 =
xi + an1

joint / seal / ancient form of 節 / surname Xian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a member of the navy seals.

A navy seal is busy digging a hole with a plough in front of the Anchor Inn as part of his training. Marie Curie thinks that this particular seal deserves to have an extra hart training, so she slyly shovels some earth back into the hole using a shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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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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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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, 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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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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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, about 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
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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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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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Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ang1

In front of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

In front of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


qiang1

bi4
to execute by firing squad / to shoot dead / fig. to discard / to get rid of

qiang1

fa3
marksmanship

zuo3

lun2

shou3

qiang1
revolver

leng3

qiang1
sniper's shot

chun2

qiang1

she2

jian4
fight a battle of words / cross verbal swords

qiang1

ji1
to shoot with a gun / shooting incident

ji1

guan1

qiang1
also written 機槍|机枪 / machine gun

shou3

qiang1
pistol / CL:把[ba3]

han4

qiang1
welding torch

hui2

ma3

qiang1
sudden thrust (that catches the opponent off guard)

hua1

qiang1
short spear (arch.) / fig. trickery

dan1

qiang1

pi3

ma3
lit. single spear and horse (idiom); fig. single handed / unaccompanied

qiang1

jue2
to execute by firing squad / same as 槍斃|枪毙

lai2

fu4

qiang1
rifle (loanword) / also written 來福槍|来福枪

chong1

feng1

qiang1
submachine gun

ka3

bin1

qiang1
carbine rifle (loanword)

qiang1

shuan1
trigger of a gun

qiang1

sha1
to shoot dead

dao1

qiang1

bu4

ru4
lit. impervious to sword or spear (idiom) / fig. invulnerable / untouchable / thick-skinned / impervious to criticism

kai1

qiang1
to open fire / to shoot a gun

yan1

qiang1
opium pipe

qiang1

pao4
firearm

qiang1

zhi1
a gun / guns in general

qi4

qiang1
an air gun

qiang1

sheng1
crack / shooting sound / gunshot

da3

qiang1
to fire a gun / to substitute for sb in sitting an examination

qiang1

shou3
gunman / sharpshooter / sb who takes an exam for sb else / sb who produces a piece of work for sb else to pass off as their own

shui3

qiang1
water pistol (toy) / water gun / sprinkler / water cannon

qiang1

gan3
gun barrel

huo3

qiang1
firearms (in historical context) / flintlock (old powder and shot firearm)

ming2

qiang1
to fire warning shots

qiang1

tang2
barrel of a gun

qiang1

dan4
bullet

bu4

qiang1
rifle / CL:把[ba3],枝[zhi1]

qiang1

tuo1
butt of a gun / stock

chang2

qiang1
pike / CL:支[zhi1]

jin1

qiang1

yu2
tuna

niao3

qiang1

huan4

pao4
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously

ma3

qiang1
carbine / lance

qing1

ji1

qiang1
light machine gun

Example sentences for

 
shrimp - general - fetch - one - spear - come - give - him
General shrimp, bring a spear for him
 
why - still - must - move - blade - move - weapon
Why do I nevertheless have to use my weapon?
 
first - eat - my - spear
First eat my spear

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