pao1 =
p + ao1

puffed / swollen / spongy / small lake (esp. in place names) / classifier for urine or feces | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pao4 =
p + ao4

bubble / foam / blister (i.e. skin bubble) / to soak / to steep / to infuse / to dawdle / to shilly-shally / to hang about / to pick up (a girl) / to get off with (a sexual partner) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Pinocchio (p) is very thirsty from visiting the Taos Pueblo. In the bathroom (ao4) he pulls a bottle of water (氵) out of his colorful bag (包). The water is sparkling (泡) water so it has a lot of bubbles (泡). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 months ago | add a painting



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bao1 =
b + ao1

surname Bao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bao1 =
b + ao1

to cover / to wrap / to hold / to include / to take charge of / to contract (to or for) / package / wrapper / container / bag / to hold or embrace / bundle / packet / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Beelzebub wants to scare he elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo. He shows him a colorful handbag, and just as the elephant is having a closer look, a snakes pops out and scares the elephant almost to death. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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si4 =
s + Ø4

6th earthly branch: 9-11 a.m., 4th solar month (5th May-5th June), year of the Snake | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A snake. Socrates is terribly afraid of a snake in the space station's bathroom, and he tries to defend himself with a shovel. However the snake already ate a mandarin, and Sokrates is next. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

p

Pinocchio - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jin4

pao4
to steep / to soak / to immerse (HSK level 6)

pao4

mo4
foam / (soap) bubble / (economic) bubble (HSK level 6)

qi4

pao4
bubble / blister (in metal) / (of beverages) sparkling / carbonated

pao4

pao4

tang2
bubble gum

dian4

deng1

pao4
light bulb / (slang) unwanted third guest

pao4

pao4

sha1
seersucker (cotton cloth with pattern of dimples)

luan3

pao4
follicle

shui3

pao4
bubble / blister

fei4

pao4
pulmonary alveolus

pao4

ying3
lit. soap bubble / pie in the sky / nothing

pao4

pao5
bubbles

pao4

fan4
to soak cooked rice in soup or water / cooked rice reheated in boiling water

pao4

cha2
to make tea

qi3

pao4
to bubble / to foam / to blister / to sprout boils (on one's body) / sparkling (wine etc)

pao4

cai4
pickled cabbage

deng1

pao4
light bulb / see also 電燈泡|电灯泡[dian4 deng1 pao4] / third-wheel or unwanted third party spoiling a couple's date (slang) / CL:個|个[ge4]

pao4

tang1
to dawdle / to go slow deliberately / to fizzle out / to have all one's hopes dashed

fei2

zao4

pao4
soap bubble

pao4

shui3
to infuse / to soak in water

pao4

mo4

jing1

ji4
bubble economy

pao4

pao4

kou3

xiang1

tang2
bubble-gum

pao4

pao4

yu4
bubble bath

pao4

pao4

yu4

lu4
bubble bath lotion

pao4

wen1

quan2
to soak in a spa or hot spring

pao4

xuan2
eddy / whirlpool

pao4

zao3
to bathe / to immerse oneself in a warm bath

pao4

bing4

hao4
to dilly-dally on the pretence of being ill / to malinger

pao4

zhao4

ta3
distillation tower / bubble tower / plate column

pao4

jiao3
foot bath / foot soak

pao4

fu2
cream puff (loanword) / profiterole

pao4

mo2

gu5
to procrastinate / to shilly-shally and waste time

pao1

huo4
light but bulky goods

pao4

mo2
meat and bread soup (a specialty of Shaanxi cuisine)

pao4

teng2
to bubble / to fizz / to effervesce

pao1

mian4
instant noodles

liao2

pao4
blister (caused by burns)

fa1

pao4
fizzy / sparkling (drink)

fa1

pao4

ji4
foaming agent / blowing agent

fa1

pao4

jiao1
expanded polystyrene (EPS) / styrofoam

mo2

qi3

pao4
friction blister

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