wai1 =
w + ai1

askew / at a crooked angle / devious / noxious | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) and the stick figure (正) have been riding a carousel in front of the palace (ai1) for too long. As they get off they sway (歪) a lot and aren't able to walk on a straight line anymore. They didn't see that there was a forbidden-sign (歪) hanging on the carousel because it's going way too fast. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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bu4 =
bu + Ø4

(negative prefix) / not / no | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bruno Bear is setting up a wind wheel with a voodoo staff in the space station's bathroom. He also puts a "forbidden" sign on it, to make clear that it may not be stopped. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

first month of the lunar year | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

just (right) / main / upright / straight / correct / positive / greater than zero / principle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a stick-figure with straight lines. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington really has to use Stonehenge's bathroom, but there's a stick-figure blocking the entrance with a barrier. The stick-figure measures with a flute whether George is large enough to go or not. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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,
about 3 years ago


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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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,
about 3 years ago

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


wai1

qu1
to distort / to misrepresent (HSK level 6)

dong1

dao3
西
xi1

wai1
to lean unsteadily from side to side (idiom); to sway

wai1

da3

zheng4

zhao2
to succeed by a lucky stroke

shang4

liang2

bu4

zheng4

xia4

liang2

wai1
lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); fig. subordinates imitate their superiors' vices

wai1

wai1

niu3

niu3
crooked / not straight / staggering from side to side

wai1

men2

xie2

dao4
dishonest practices

wai1

xie2
crooked / askew / oblique / slanting / out of plumb

wai1

wai1

xie2

xie2
shuddering / trembling / a trembling scrawl (of handwriting)

wai1

li3
fallacious reasoning / preposterous argument

wai1

feng1
unhealthy trend / noxious influence

wai1

dian3

zi5
illegal device / devious / crooked

nong4

wai1
to distort

kou3

yan3

wai1

xie2
facial nerve paralysis

wai1

gua1

lie4

zao3
ugly / repulsive

wai1

gua1

lie4

zao3
ugly / repulsive / also written 歪瓜裂棗|歪瓜裂枣[wai1 gua1 lie4 zao3]

wai1

zui3
twisted mouth / wry mouth

li1

liu1

wai1

xie2
crooked / deformed / twisted

shuang3

wai1

wai1
to feel great / blissful / to be in bliss

jiao3

zheng4

bu4

pa4

xie2

wai1
lit. a straight foot has no fear of a crooked shoe / an upright man is not afraid of gossip (idiom)

ni4

wai5
see 膩味|腻味[ni4 wei5]

xie2

men2

wai1

dao4
lit. devil's gate, crooked path (idiom); corrupt practices / crooked methods / dishonesty

wai1

feng1

xie2

qi4
noxious winds, evil influences (idiom); malignant social trends

qi1

niu3

ba1

wai1
in a state of great disorder (idiom)

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