ran3 =
r + an3

to dye / to catch (a disease) / to acquire (bad habits etc) / to contaminate / to add color washes to a painting | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r) finds that there is a small mountain spring (氿) in the Anchor Inn (an3). Unfortunately it is contaminated (染) by a plastic Christmas tree (木) standing next to it. The BPA and dye from the Christmas tree leak into the water and change the creek's color (染). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
氿
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
氿
氿
gui3 =
gu + ei3

mountain spring | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 氿

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is hiking in the Eiffel tower (ei3). At a small mountain spring (氿) she refills her water bottle (氵). As she takes a sip she instantly falls in love with the fresh water and is on cloud nine (九). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


氿
=

+
jiu3 =
ji + ou3

nine / 9 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is on cloud nine in the Louvre. With a shovel, she dug up a banana: when she peeled it she found a flute inside, with which she instantly fell in love. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=
丿
+

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

氿
=

+
shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

r

"r" is for Robinson Crusoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


wu1

ran3
pollution / contamination / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

chuan2

ran3
to infect / contagious (HSK level 5)

gan3

ran3
infection / to infect / to influence (HSK level 6)

chuan2

ran3

bing4
infectious disease / contagious disease / pestilence

ran3

se4

ti3
chromosome

ran3

fa4

ji4
hair dye / rinse / tint

er3

ru2

mu4

ran3
to be influenced

ran3

shang4
to catch (a disease) / to get (a bad habit)

chuan2

ran3

yuan2
source of an infection

gan3

ran3

li4
inspiration / infectious (enthusiasm)

ran3

zhi3
to dip a finger (idiom); fig. to get one's finger in the pie / to get a share of the action / abbr. for 染指於鼎|染指于鼎

chuan2

ran3

xing4
infectious / epidemic

ran3

liao4
dye

ran3

fa4
to dye one's hair / rinse / tint

shui3

wu1

ran3
water pollution

ran3

se4
dye

wu1

ran3

wu4
pollutant

wu1

ran3

qu1
contaminated area

xuan4

ran3
rendering (computing) / to add washes of ink or color to a drawing (Chinese painting) / to exaggerate / to embellish

gan3

ran3

zhe3
infected person

yi1

chen2

bu4

ran3
untainted by even a speck of dust (idiom); selfless and incorruptible / spotless

xun1

ran3
to exert a gradual influence / to nurture / a corrupting influence

za1

ran3
tie-dyeing / tie-dye

yin4

ran3
printing and dyeing

zhan1

ran3
to pollute (often fig.) / to be infected by / to gain a small advantage

ran3

bing4
to catch an illness / to get infected with a disease

dian3

ran3
to touch up (a piece of writing) / to add details (to a painting)

la4

ran3
batik (color printing on cloth using wax)

jin4

ran3
to be contaminated / to be gradually influenced

ran3

du2
contamination

ran3

bu4
to dye cloth

you3

ran3
to have an affair with sb

chang2

ran3

se4

ti3
autosomal chromosome / autosome / autosomal

chu1

yu1

ni2

er2

bu4

ran3
lit. to grow out of the mud unsullied (idiom) / fig. to be principled and incorruptible

yun4

ran3
to smudge (become smeared) / to smudge (create a blurred effect) / shading (wash painting technique)

fang4

she4

xing4

zhan1

ran3

wu4
radioactive contaminant

shi2

yan4

shi4

gan3

ran3
laboratory infection

fang4

she4

xing4

zhan1

ran3
radioactive contamination

fang4

she4

xing4

wu1

ran3
radioactive contamination

da4

qi4

wu1

ran3
air pollution / atmospheric pollution

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