jiu3 =
ji + ou3

(long) time / (long) duration of time | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: hourglass. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc and the elephant are visiting the Louvre, and they have been looking at the Mona Lisa for hours. Impatiently, Jeanne looks at her hourglass telling them that they have been standing there like that for three and a half hours, so she's poking the elephant with a finger to tell him to move on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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+
bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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,
almost 4 years ago


=
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,
almost 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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


you1

jiu3
long (tradition, history etc) (HSK level 5)

chi2

jiu3
lasting / enduring / persistent / permanent / protracted / endurance / persistence / to last long (HSK level 6)

hao3

jiu3
quite a while

jiu3

fu4

sheng4

ming2
seasoned / honed to perfection over centuries / special reserve

jiu3

yang3
honorific: I've long looked forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.

bu4

jiu3
not long (after) / before too long / soon / soon after

jing1

jiu3

bu4

shuai1
unfailing / never-ending

liang2

jiu3
a good while / a long time

qian2

bu4

jiu3
not long ago / not long before

jiu3

yi3
long ago / a long time since

nian2

jiu3

shi1

xiu1
worn down by years of non-repair

nai4

jiu3
durable / long-lasting

jiu3

jing1

kao3

yan4
well tested (idiom); seasoned / veteran

xu3

jiu3
for a long time / for ages

duo1

jiu3
how long?

di4

jiu3

tian1

chang2
enduring while the world lasts (idiom, from Laozi); eternal / for ever and ever (of friendship, hate etc) / also written 天長地久|天长地久

da4

jiu3

bao3
Japanese surname and place name Oukubo

jiu3

yuan3
old / ancient / far away

jiu3

liu2
to stay for a long time

chang2

jiu3
(for a) long time

tian1

chang2

di4

jiu3
enduring while the world lasts (idiom) / eternal

tian1

chang2

ri4

jiu3
after a long time (idiom)

kuang4

ri4

chi2

jiu3
protracted (idiom) / long and drawn-out

yong3

jiu3
everlasting / perpetual / lasting / forever / permanent

jiu3

deng3
to wait for a long time

jiu3

chang2
a long time

jiu3

bie2
a long period of separation

heng2

jiu3
constant / persistent / long-lasting / eternal

jiu3

wei2
(haven't done sth) for a long time / a long time since we last met

chi2

jiu3

zhan4
prolonged war / war of attrition

jiu3

jiu3
for a very long time

bu4

jiu3

qian2
not long ago

jiu3

er2

jiu3

zhi1
over time / as time passes / in the fullness of time

yong3

jiu3

xing4
permanent

jiu3

wen2

da4

ming2
your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)

chang2

zhi4

jiu3

an1
long-term peace and stability (of governments)

jing1

jiu3
long-lasting / durable

jiu3

bie2

chong2

feng2
to meet again after a long period of separation

jiu3

zhi1
for a long time

jiu3

bing4

cheng2

yi1
(proverb) a long illness makes the patient into a doctor

Example sentences for

 
but - keep - at - heaven - day - long - (le) - again - will - come up - matter
But keeping him in heaven will make the days very long. There will be new troubles

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