yu4 =
yu + Ø4

desire / appetite / passion / lust / greed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) suddenly feels a strong desire (欲) and appetite (欲) to eat popcorn (谷). As she opens the secret drawer in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) though she finds her popcorn gone and instead an IOU note (欠). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 7 months ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to wish for / to desire / variant of 慾|欲[yu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qian4 =
qi + an4

deficient / to owe / to lack / yawn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts is pretty annoyed by Neanderthal Man, who is quarreling with a crane in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Neanderthal Man owes the crane some money. The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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+
xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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gu3 =
gu + Ø3

valley | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gu3 =
gu + Ø3

grain / corn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe conducts an experiment in the space station. She shows Neanderthal Man three things: a mandarin, popcorn, and an eight-ball, and records how much he likes to eat each of these. Neanderthal Man thinks that the eight ball is a little crunchy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: popcorn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


gu3 =
gu + Ø3

surname Gu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yu4

wang4
desire / longing / appetite / craving (HSK level 6)

chui2

xian2

yu4

di1
to drool with desire (idiom); to envy / to hunger for

jin4

yu4
to suppress desire / self-restraint / asceticism

shi2

yu4
appetite

tong4

bu4

yu4

sheng1
to be so in pain as to not want to live / to be so grieved as to wish one were dead

yu4

su4

ze2

bu4

da2
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed / don't try to run before you can walk

li4

yu4

xun1

xin1
blinded by greed (idiom)

chun3

chun3

yu4

dong4
to begin to stir (idiom) / to get restless / to become threatening

hun1

hun1

yu4

shui4
drowsy / sleepy (idiom)

jin4

yu4

zhu3

yi4
asceticism

wu4

yu4
material desire / craving for material things

yao2

yao2

yu4

zhui4
tottering / on the verge of collapse

chang4

suo3

yu4

yan2
lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite topic / to hold forth to one's heart's content

qing2

yu4
lust / desire / sensual

wang4

yan3

yu4
穿
chuan1
to anxiously await

shou4

yu4
beastly desire

yu4

qin2

gu4

zong4
In order to capture, one must let loose. / to loosen the reins only to grasp them better

yue4

yue4

yu4

shi4
to be eager to give sth a try (idiom)

tan1

yu4
greed / avarice / rapacious / avid

rou4

yu4
carnal desire

sui2

xin1

suo3

yu4
to follow one's heart's desires / to do as one pleases (idiom)

chan2

xian2

yu4

di1
lit. to drool with desire (idiom) / fig. to hunger for / greedy

si1

yu4
selfish desire

xing4

yu4
sexual desire / lust

wei2

suo3

yu4

wei2
to do whatever one pleases

zhen4

er3

yu4

long2
ear-splitting (idiom); deafening

yu4

ba4

bu4

neng2
want to stop but can't (idiom, from Analects); find it impossible to give up

qiu2

zhi1

yu4
desire for knowledge

yu4

nian4
desire

li4

yu4
cupidity

yin2

yu4
lust

wu4

yu4

shi4

jie4
the world of material desires (Buddhism)

qiong2

she1

ji2

yu4
to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance

zong4

yu4
to indulge in debauchery

gang1

yu4

qi1
anal stage (psychology)

se4

yu4
sexual desire / lust

feng1

yu3

yu4

lai2
lit. storm clouds approach / troubles lie ahead (idiom)

chan2

xian2

yu4

chui2
see 饞涎欲滴|馋涎欲滴[chan2 xian2 yu4 di1]

yu4

zhen4

fa2

li4
to try to rouse oneself but lack the strength (idiom)

kou3

yu4

qi1
oral stage (psychology)

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