cui1 =
cu + ei1

mourning garments | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shuai1 =
shu + ai1

to decline / to wane / to become weak or feeble | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp (shu) is feeling very awkward in front of the palace (ai1). He is on a date with an ox (丑), but the oxen's kilt (衣) is so old and feeble (衰) that it is falling apart. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 10 months ago | add a painting



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chou3 =
ch + ou3

surname Chou | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chou3 =
ch + ou3

clown / 2nd earthly branch: 1-3 a.m., 12th solar month (6th January to 3rd February), year of the Ox | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chou3 =
ch + ou3

shameful / ugly / disgraceful | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) finds a very ugly (丑) ox (丑) in the Louvre (ou3) and decides to destroy it with a cleaver (刀) because it is so ugly. He'll soon notice that the ox has been hooked up to a charged capacitor (二) so that anyone trying to damage it will be shocked. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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yi1 =
y + Ø1

clothes / CL:件[jian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: kilt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


In front of the space station, Maud Younger doesn't have a wardrobe, but just a step ladder. It's still enough for her kilt though, which she can just put over the ladder so that it doesn't lose its form, and her beret, which she puts on top of the ladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


yi4 =
y + Ø4

to dress / to wear / to put on (clothes) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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𧘇
+
𧘇
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𧘇

This looks like someone (人) stepping over something, tubes or whatever. I'm gonna represent 𧘇 with a stepladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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𧘇
+
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

cu

Kitty Cat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Nova,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ei1

In front of the Eiffel Tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Words with


shuai1
退
tui4
to decline / to fall / to drop / to falter / a decline / recession (in economics) (HSK level 6)

shuai1

lao3
to age / to deteriorate with age / old and weak (HSK level 6)

shen2

jing1

shuai1

ruo4
(euphemism) mental illness / psychasthenia

shuai1

bian4
radioactive decay

jing1

jiu3

bu4

shuai1
unfailing / never-ending

bu4

shuai1
unfailing / never weakening / enduring / unstoppable

xing1

shuai1
prosperity and decline (of a kingdom) / rise and fall

shuai1

luo4
to fall / to drop / to decline / to deteriorate / to go downhill

shuai1

ruo4
weak / feeble

shuai1

bai4
to decline / to wane / to decay / to deteriorate

xin1

li4

shuai1

jie2
heart failure

shuai1

wei1
to decline / to wane / weakened / enfeebled / in decline

ban4

shuai1

qi1
half-life

shuai1

jie2
organ failure / exhaustion / prostration (medicine)

shuai1

jian3
to weaken / to attenuate

zao3

shuai1
to age prematurely / premature senescence

shuai1

wang2
to decline / to die out / decline and fall

wei4

lao3

xian1

shuai1
to age prematurely

shuai1

ren2
loser / jerk

shuai1

xiu3
decaying / decrepit / aged and crumbling

guo2

shi4

ri4

shuai1
national decline

shuai1

bian4

qu1
线
xian4
decay curves

shuai1

bian4

re4
decay heat

shuai1

bian4

lian4
decay chain

shuai1
退
tui4

qi1
recession (in economics)

shuai1

yun4
decline in fortunes

shuai1

tui2
uninspired / dejected / discouraged

zai4

shuai1

san1

jie2
weakening and close to exhaustion (idiom); in terminal decline / on one's last legs

guang1

xian1

shuai1

jian3
optical attenuation

ren2

sheng1

sheng4

shuai1
life has its ups and downs (idiom)

you2

sheng4

zhuan4

shuai1
from prosperity to decline / at its peak before the decline

sheng4

shuai1
to flourish then decline / rise and fall

jing1

shen2

shuai1

ruo4
psychasthenia / obsessive-compulsive disorder

fang4

she4

xing4

shuai1

bian4
radioactive decay

jing1

ji4

shuai1
退
tui4
(economic) recession

nian2

lao3

li4

shuai1
old and weak (idiom)

shuai1

zhi1

yi3

shu3
to treat a debility according to its nature

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