ku3 =
ku + Ø3

bitter / hardship / pain / to suffer / to bring suffering to / painstakingly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Koala decided to repent for his sins and retreated into a cloister inside the space station. There he leads a very simple life full of hardship, e.g. he gave up on eucalyptus and just eats very bitter artificial lawn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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gu3 =
gu + Ø3

surname Gu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gu3 =
gu + Ø3

ancient / old / paleo- | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

At least on German maps, this character actually resembles a cloister. Gitta Giraffe is looking out of an cloister, which arrived at the space station. The cloister is made of a huge mandarin, with a cross on top of it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 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,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xin1

ku3
hard / exhausting / with much toil / thanks for your trouble (HSK level 4)

ke4

ku3
hardworking / assiduous (HSK level 5)

tong4

ku3
pain / suffering / painful / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

jian1

ku3
difficult / hard / arduous (HSK level 5)

ku3

jin4

gan1

lai2
bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good times just beginning (HSK level 6)

chi1

ku3
to bear / hardships (HSK level 6)

ku3

tou5
sufferings

ku3

gan4
to work hard

ku3

rou4

ji4
the trick of injuring oneself to gain the enemy's confidence / CL:條|条[tiao2]

suan1

tian2

ku3

la4
sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot / fig. the joys and sorrows of life

bu4

ci2

lao2

ku3
spare no effort

bu4

ci2

xin1

ku3
make nothing of hardships

ku3

xiao4
to force a smile / a bitter laugh

ku3

zhong1
painful embarrassment / predicament / difficulties

ku3

li4
bitter work / hard toil / (loanword) coolie, unskilled Chinese laborer in colonial times

ku3

yi4
forced labor / corvée / penal servitude

jian1

ku3

fen4

dou4
to struggle arduously

ku3

gong1
hard work / laborious effort / painstaking work

xin1

xin1

ku3

ku3
painstakingly / with great trouble

chi1

ku3

nai4

lao2
hardworking and enduring hardships (idiom)

ku3

xing2
ascetic practice

ku3

huo2
bitter work / sweated labor

ku3

kou3

po2

xin1
earnest and well-meaning advice (idiom); to persuade patiently

ku3

tong4
pain / suffering

ku3

se4
bitter and astringent / pained / agonized

kun4

ku3
deprivation / distressed / miserable

ku3

guo3
lit. bitter fruit / fig. painful consequence

zi4

tao3

ku3

chi1
to ask for trouble (idiom) / to make a rod for one's own back

ku3

wei4
bitter taste / bitterness

ku3

si1
to think hard / bitter thoughts / to pour out one's sufferings

jiao4

ku3
to whine about hardships / to complain of one's bitter lot / to complain / to grumble

liang2

ku3

yong4

xin1
to ponder earnestly / to give a lot of thought to sth

ku3

si1

ming2

xiang3
to consider from all angles (idiom); to think hard / to rack one's brains

gan1

ku3
good times and hardships / joys and tribulations / for better or for worse

ku3

da4

chou2

shen1
great bitterness, deep hatred (idiom); deeply ingrained long-standing resentment

ku3

xing2
torture / corporal punishment (traditionally involving mutilation or amputation)

qiong2

ku3
impoverished / destitute

ku3

men4
depressed / dejected / feeling low

su4

ku3
to grumble / to complain / grievance

ku3

hai3
lit. sea of bitterness / abyss of worldly suffering (Buddhist term) / depths of misery

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