yuan2 =
yu + an2

cause / reason / karma / fate / predestined affinity / margin / hem / edge / along | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) is foreseeing the silkworm's (纟) future just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2) using the Book of Changes (彖). The book says that the silk worm has great karma (缘) and will lead a long and fulfilled life. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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tuan4 =
tu + an4

to foretell the future using the trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) is using the Book of Changes to foresee the future (彖) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). It says that he will very soon have a wet snout (彑) and indeed, just seconds later a very wet evil twin winged caterpillar (𧰨) falls on his head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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𧰨
+
𧰨
xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𧰨

Mnemonic symbol: a caterpillar with wings. I see many legs at the left side and two wings to the right. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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𧰨
+
ji4 =
ji + Ø4

variant of 彐[ji4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A wet dog's snout. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A silk worm. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

yu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yuan2

gu4
reason / cause (HSK level 5)

bian1

yuan2
edge / fringe / verge / brink / periphery / marginal / borderline (HSK level 6)

jie2

yuan2
to form ties / to become attached (to sb, sth)

yuan2

you2
reason / cause

yuan2

fen4
fate or chance that brings people together / predestined affinity or relationship / (Budd.) destiny

qin1

yuan2
affinity / family relationship / consanguinity

ren2

yuan2
relations with people / popularity

bian1

yuan2

hua4
to marginalize / marginalization

wu2

yuan2
to have no opportunity / no way (of doing sth) / no chance / no connection / not placed (in a competition) / (in pop lyrics) no chance of love, no place to be together etc

yuan2

he2
why? / for what reason?

di4

yuan2
regional

tou2

yuan2
to be kindred spirits / to hit it off

qing2

yuan2
predestined love / love affinity

jue2

yuan2
to isolate / to prevent contact / to deny access / electric insulation

yuan2

qi3
origin

jue2

yuan2

ti3
electrical insulation / heat insulation

wu2

yuan2

wu2

gu4
no cause, no reason (idiom); completely uncalled for

ji1

yuan2
chance / opportunity / destiny

yin1

yuan2
chance / opportunity / predestined relationship / (Buddhist) principal and secondary causes / chain of cause and effect

xue4

yuan2
bloodline

yin1

yuan2
a marriage predestined by fate

hou4

yuan2
trailing edge (of airplane wing)

liang2

yuan2
good karma / opportune connection with marriage partner

you3

yuan2
related / brought together by fate / same karma

you3

yuan2

wu2

fen4
destined to meet but not fated to be together (idiom)
广
guang3

jie2

liang2

yuan2
to earn people's praise through one's good deeds (idiom)
宿
su4

yuan2
predestine relationship

shou3

zhu1

yuan2

mu4
abbr. for 守株待兔,緣木求魚|守株待兔,缘木求鱼[shou3 zhu1 dai4 tu4 , yuan2 mu4 qiu2 yu2]

shou3

zhu1

dai4

tu4

,

yuan2

mu4

qiu2

yu2
to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits, and climb a tree to catch fish (idiom); without any practical course of action

nie4

yuan2
ill-fated relationship

yin2

yuan2

pan1

fu4
to cling to the rich and powerful (idiom); to advance one's career by currying favor / social climbing

yin2

yuan2
to curry favor / to advance one's career by graft

yuan2

mu4

qiu2

yu2
lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom); fig. to attempt the impossible

yuan2

shi4
fringe

di4

yuan2

zheng4

zhi4

xue2
geopolitics

di4

yuan2

zheng4

zhi4
geopolitical / regional politics

di4

yuan2

zhan4

lu:e4
geostrategic

tu1

yuan2
flange

xue4

yuan2

guan1

xi4
blood relation / consanguinity

shan4

yuan2
good karma

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