沿

沿
yan2 =
y + an2

along / to follow (a line, tradition etc) / to carry on / to trim (a border with braid, tape etc) / border / edge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 沿

Maud Younger (y) hides a huge mandarin (口) under a table (几) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). She doesn't want anyone to touch it, so she marks the border (沿) of the forbidden zone using water bottles (氵). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting


沿
=

+

+
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,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

沿
=

+

+
ji1 =
ji + Ø1

small table | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc (ji-) is sitting at a small table (几) in front of the space station (-1) and having tea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

ji1 =
ji + Ø1

almost | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ji3 =
ji + Ø3

how much / how many / several / a few | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

沿
=

+

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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沿 is not a component of another character.

沿 has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with 沿

沿
yan2

hai3
coastal (HSK level 6)
沿
yan2
线
xian4
along the line (e.g. railway) / the region near the line
沿
yan2

zhe5
to go along / to follow

qian2
沿
yan2
front-line / forward position / outpost / extending ahead / frontier (of science, technology etc)
沿
yan2

tu2
along the sides of the road / by the wayside
沿
yan2

an4
coastal area / littoral or riparian
沿
yan2

xi2
to carry on as before / to follow (an old custom etc)
沿
yan2

yong4
to continue to use (old methods) / to apply as before / according to usage

bian1
沿
yan2
edge / fringe

chuang2
沿
yan2
bedside
沿
yan2

hai3

di4

qu1
coastland / coastal areas
沿
yan2

he2

tu3

jia1

zu2

zi4

zhi4

xian4
Yanhe Tujia autonomous county in Tongren prefecture 銅仁地區|铜仁地区[Tong2 ren2 di4 qu1], Guizhou
沿
yan2

he2

xian4
Yanhe Tujia autonomous county in Tongren prefecture 銅仁地區|铜仁地区[Tong2 ren2 di4 qu1], Guizhou
沿
yan2

hui2
to go with the stream
沿
yan2

hai3

zhou1
coastal region / refers to Russian far east Primorsky Krai
沿
yan2

tan1
Yantan district of Zigong city 自貢市|自贡市[Zi4 gong4 shi4], Sichuan
沿
yan2

tan1

qu1
Yantan district of Zigong city 自貢市|自贡市[Zi4 gong4 shi4], Sichuan
沿
yan2

r5
edge (used directly after a noun, e.g. roadside 馬路沿兒|马路沿儿)
沿
yan2

lu4
along the way / the duration of a journey
沿
yan2

bian1
close to the border / along the border
沿
yan2

bian1

r5
to trim (border with braid, tape etc)
沿
yan2

ge2
evolution of sth over time / course of development / history
沿
yan2

li4
following the model / according to precedent

li4

shi3
沿
yan2

ge2
historical development / background

xiang1
沿
yan2

cheng2

xi2
well established / accepted as a result of long usage

ma3

lu4
沿
yan2

r5
roadside / edge of the road
沿
yan2

an4

di4

qu1
coastal area

mao4
沿
yan2
variant of 帽檐[mao4 yan2]
沿
yan2

tiao2

r5
tape seam (in dressmaking) / tape trim
沿
yan2

jiang1
along the river / the region around the river

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