liu3 =
li + ou3

surname Liu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

liu3 =
li + ou3

willow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao's (li) pet rabbit (卯) has died. She buried him under the Christmas tree (木) in the Louvre (ou3) and planted a willow (柳) on his grave. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting


liu3 =
li + ou3

old variant of 柳[liu3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mao3 =
m + ao3

mortise (slot cut into wood to receive a tenon) / 4th earthly branch: 5-7 a.m., 2nd solar month (6th March-4th April), year of the Rabbit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a rabbit.

Mahatma Gandhi entertains a baby rabbit and a baby seal inside of the Taos Pueblo. He put on a fake nose and stuck a banana in each hole of the fake nose, and the bananas fit like tenons put into mortises. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


=
丿
+

+
mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


=
丿
+

+
jie2 =
ji + e2

"seal" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The meaning is seal as in insignia, but instead I'm going to represent it as baby seal (the animal) in other characters. Jeanne d'Arc is using a plough made of dinosaur bones just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, when suddenly a baby seal jumps out of the raked earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years 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, about 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, 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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+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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


=

+
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


=

+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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?)

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Words with


liu3

tiao2
willow / willow branches / wicker (material for basketwork)

liu3

an4

hua1

ming2
lit. the willow trees make the shade, the flowers give the light (idiom); at one's darkest hour, a glimmer of hope / light at the end of the tunnel

liu3

shu4
willow

liu3

lin2
Liulin county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁[Lu:3 liang2], Shanxi 山西

yang2

liu3
willow tree / poplar and willow / name of traditional tune

hua1

liu3

bing4
sexually transmitted disease / venereal disease

chui2

liu3
weeping willow (Salix babylonica)

you3

yi4

zai1

hua1

hua1

bu4

fa1

,

wu2

xin1

cha1

liu3

liu3

cheng2

yin1
lit. you plant a garden and the flowers do not bloom, you poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree / fig. things do not always turn out as one would expect / well-laid plans may fail, and success may come where you least expect it

liu3

ding1
tangerine

liu3

ding1

an1

chun2
albuterol (also known as proventil, salbutamol, ventolin), an asthma drug

liu3

gong1

quan2
Liu Gongquan (778-865), Tang calligrapher

liu3

bei3
Liubei district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liu3 zhou1 shi4], Guangxi

liu3

bei3

qu1
Liubei district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liu3 zhou1 shi4], Guangxi

liu3

nan2
Liunan district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liu3 zhou1 shi4], Guangxi

liu3

nan2

qu1
Liunan district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liu3 zhou1 shi4], Guangxi

liu3

ti2

hua1

yuan4
desolate

liu3

yuan2
Liuyuan town in Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian4] in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu

liu3

yuan2

zhen4
Liuyuan town in Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian4] in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu

liu3

cheng2
Liucheng county in Liuzhou 柳州[Liu3 zhou1], Guangxi

liu3

cheng2

xian4
Liucheng county in Liuzhou 柳州[Liu3 zhou1], Guangxi

liu3

zi5

xi4
Shandong opera

liu3

zong1

yuan2
Liu Zongyuan (773-819), Tang essayist and poet, advocate of the classical writing 古文運動|古文运动 and neoclassical 復古|复古 movements

liu3

zhou1
Liuzhou prefecture level city in Guangxi / Zhuang: Liujcouh

liu3

zhou1

di4

qu1
Liuzhou prefecture in Guangxi / Zhuang: Liujcouh

liu3

zhou1

shi4
Liuzhou prefecture level city in Guangxi / Zhuang: Liujcouh

liu3

qi3
willow

liu3

lin2

xian4
Liulin county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁[Lu:3 liang2], Shanxi 山西

liu3

tiao2

hu2

shi4

jian4
the Mukden or Manchurian Railway Incident of 18th September 1931 used by the Japanese as a pretext to annex Manchuria / also known as 9-18 incident 九一八事變|九一八事变[Jiu3 Yi1 ba1 Shi4 bian4]

liu3

tiao2

gou1

shi4

jian4
see 柳條湖事件|柳条湖事件[Liu3 tiao2 Hu2 Shi4 jian4]

liu3

tiao2

bian1
Willow palisade across Liaoning, 17th century barrier

liu3

cheng2
orange (fruit)

liu3

cheng2

zhi1
orange juice / CL:瓶[ping2],杯[bei1],罐[guan4],盒[he2] / see also 橙汁[cheng2 zhi1]

liu3

yi4

zhuan4
story of Liu Yi, Tang fantasy fiction by Li Chaowei 李朝威, popular with dramatist of subsequent dynasties

liu3

yong3
Liu Yong (987-1053), Song poet

liu3

jiang1
Liujiang county in Liuzhou 柳州[Liu3 zhou1], Guangxi

liu3

jiang1

xian4
Liujiang county in Liuzhou 柳州[Liu3 zhou1], Guangxi

liu3

he2
Liuhe county in Tonghua 通化, Jilin

liu3

he2

xian4
Liuhe county in Tonghua 通化, Jilin

liu3

yan1

hua1

wu4
lit. willow scent and mist of blossom (idiom); scene full of the delights of spring

liu3

ying2
Liuying township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

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