tao2 =
t + ao2

peach | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A few vultures (兆) cast an eye at Tecumseh's (t) Christmas tree (木) just inside the Taos Pueblo's entrance (ao2). To keep the vultures at bay Tecumseh throws peaches (桃) at them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhao4 =
zh + ao4

surname Zhao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhao4 =
zh + ao4

omen / to foretell / million / mega- / trillion / tera- / billion (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a vulture, as the ancient Greek observed vultures and deducted omens from their behaviour.

George Washington (zh) wants to know whether is run for president and his proposed eight-year plan is under a good omen (兆) or not and watches a vulture (兆) inside of Taos Pueblo's bathroom (ao4). In fact the vulture is ridden by Sun Wukong (儿) who is fighting a mean crocodile (丷) by throwing eightballs (八) at it. The crocodile easily smashes the eightballs with his large jaw. George Washington deduces that this is not a good omen. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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+

+
ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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
+
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,
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, 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


=
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, over 4 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, 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,
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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, over 4 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, over 4 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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


tao2

hong2
pink

he2

tao5
walnut / CL:個|个[ge4],棵[ke1]

hu2

tao2
walnut

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.

jia1

zhu2

tao2
oleander (Nerium indicum) / Taiwan pr. [jia4 zhu2 tao2]

bian3

tao2

xian4
tonsil

tao2

yuan2
Taoyuan county in Changde 常德[Chang2 de2], Hunan / Taoyuan township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan

tao2

yuan2
Taoyuan city and county in Taiwan

tao2

yuan2
same as 世外桃源 / the Garden of the Peaches of Immortality / Shangri-la / imaginary land of joy and plenty (sim. Utopia, Cockaigne, Shangri-la)

bian3

tao2

ti3
tonsil

hei1

tao2
spade ♠ (in card games)

mi4

tao2
honey peach / juicy peach

he2

tao5

ren2
walnut kernel

tao2

se4
pink / peach color / illicit love / sexual

shi4

wai4

tao2

yuan2
the Garden of the Peaches of Immortality / Shangri-la / imaginary land of joy and plenty (sim. Utopia, Cockaigne, Shangri-la)

ying1

tao2
cherry

tao2

hua1

yun4
luck in love / romance / good luck

tao2

ren2
peach kernel, used in Chinese medicine

xian1

tao2
the peaches of immortality of Goddess Xi Wangmu 西王母

pan2

tao2
the peaches of immortality kept by Xi Wangmu 西王母

xian1

tao2
Xiantao sub-prefecture level city in Hubei

mi2

hou2

tao2
kiwi fruit / Chinese gooseberry

tao2

zi5
peach

tao2

shu4
peach tree / CL:株[zhu1]

hong2

tao2
heart ♥ (in card games)

shui3

mi4

tao2
honey peach / juicy peach

yang2

tao2
carambola / star fruit

tao2

hua1

yuan2
same as 世外桃花源 / the Garden of the Peaches of Immortality / imaginary land of joy and plenty (sim. Utopia, Cockaigne, Shangri-la)

tao2

hua1

xin1

mu4
mahogany

tao2

hua1

shan4
The Peach Blossom Fan, historical play about the last days of the Ming dynasty by Kong Shangren 孔尚任[Kong3 Shang4 ren4]

tao2

hua1

shui3

mu3
freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta)

shi4

wai4

tao2

hua1

yuan2
same as 世外桃花源 / the Garden of the Peaches of Immortality / imaginary land of joy and plenty (sim. Utopia, Cockaigne, Shangri-la)

tao2

jin1

niang2
rose myrtle (Myrtus communis)

tao2

jin1

niang2

ke1
Myrtaceae (family including myrtle, rosemary, oregano etc)

ying1

tao2

yuan2
The Cherry Orchard, a play by Chekhov 契訶夫|契诃夫[Qi4 he1 fu1]

ying1

tao2

xiao3

fan1

qie2
see 聖女果|圣女果[sheng4 nu:3 guo3]

ying1

tao2

luo2

bo5
summer radish (the small red kind)

you2

tao2
nectarine

yang2

pu2

tao2
love apple / wax apple / Syzygium samarangense (botany)

hou2

zi5

tou1

tao2
"monkey steals the peach" (martial arts), distracting an opponent with one hand and seizing his testicles with the other / (coll.) grabbing sb by the balls

Example sentences for

 
I - see - just - take - queen mother - 's - peach garden - give - him - look after
I think I will give him queen mother's peach grove to watch over
 
but - compared with - heavenly - 's - peach grove - come
But compared to the heavenly peach grove
 
what - peach - garden
What peach grove
 
that - queen mother - 's - peach - garden
The queen mother's peach grove
 
great sage - Jade Emperor - take - this - peach grove - give - you - control
Great Sage, the Jade Emperor wants you to be in charge of this peach grove
 
old fellow - that - peach grove - at - where
Old fellow, where is that peach grove?
 
you - see - that - sparkling - red clouds - precisely is - peach grove
Over there, the sparkling red clouds are the peach grove

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