wu1 =
w + Ø1

dirty / filthy / foul / corrupt / to smear / to defile / dirt / filth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It looks like a dumping ground in front of the space station (Ø1). Willy Walrus (w) and the lucky leprechaun (亏) decided to get rid of the pollution (污) and start collecting all the empty water bottles (氵) floating around. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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kui1 =
ku + ei1

deficiency / deficit / luckily | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


The leprechaun wants to propose to Karl Koala and uses the romantic moment in front of the Eiffel tower. Unfortunately he has no ring, so he uses a capacitor of which he bent the legs to build a ring. He's quite lucky, because right after he gives the ring to Karl, a thunderbolt strikes and hits poor Karl Koala. Had the leprechaun kept the ring, the thunderbolt would have hit him instead. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

Looks a bit like ⚡, thus I'll represent it by a thunderbolt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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,
over 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


wu1

ran3
pollution / contamination / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

tan1

wu1
corruption (HSK level 6)

wu1

mie4
variant of 污衊|污蔑[wu1 mie4] (HSK level 6)

wu1

mie4
to slander / to smear / to tarnish (HSK level 6)

wu1

zi4
stain

wu1

shui3
sewage

wu1

hui4
nasty / sordid / filthy

wu1

ji4
blotch / stain

xue4

wu1
bloodstain

shui3

wu1

ran3
water pollution

wu1

ni2
mud / sludge

wu1

ru3
to humiliate / to insult / to tarnish / to sully

wu1

ran3

wu4
pollutant

wu1

ran3

qu1
contaminated area

jian1

wu1
to rape / to violate

cang2

wu1

na4

gou4
to hide dirt, to conceal corruption (idiom); to shelter evil people and accept wrongdoing / aiding and abetting wicked deeds

wu1

hen2
blot

wu1

gou4
filth

tong2

liu2

he2

wu1
to wallow in the mire with sb (idiom); to follow the bad example of others

tan1

guan1

wu1

li4
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption

wu1

yan2

hui4

yu3
filthy speech / obscenities

dian4

wu1
to stain / to sully / to tarnish

wu1

dian3
stain / taint

wu1

zhuo2
dirty / muddy / foul (sewer)

you2

wu1
greasy and dirty / oil pollution

pai2

wu1
to drain sewage

bei1

wu1
despicable and filthy / foul

wu1

qi1

ba1

zao1
variant of 烏七八糟|乌七八糟[wu1 qi1 ba1 zao1]

wu1

shui3

chu3

li3

chang3
water treatment plant

wu1

shui3

keng1
cesspit

wu1

sun3
to contaminate

wu1

li4
a corrupt official

shui3

zhi4

wu1

ran3
water pollution

fang4

she4

xing4

wu1

ran3
radioactive contamination

pai2

wu1

guan3
sewer

pai2

wu1

di4

xia4

zhu3

guan3

wang3
underground sewage network

lan4

wu1

huo4
loose woman / slut

jian1

guan1

wu1

li4
traitor minister and corrupt official (idiom); abuse and corruption

huan2

jing4

wu1

ran3
environmental pollution

sheng1

huo2

wu1

shui3
domestic sewage

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