dou3 =
d + ou3

abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Bei3 dou3 xing1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou3 =
d + ou3

dry measure for grain equal to ten 升[sheng1] or one-tenth of a 石[dan4] / decaliter / peck / cup or dipper shaped object / old variant of 陡[dou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou4 =
d + ou4

to fight / to struggle / to condemn / to censure / to contend / to put together / coming together | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a 斗牛士 is a matador, who will represent 斗. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


In the Louvre, the matador and Don Quixote started to fight. Now they want to settle it once and for all in the bathroom. The matador chose a cross as a weapon, while Don Quixote chose a blossom—to cushion the crosses' blows. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ou3

In the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


fen4

dou4
to strive / to struggle (HSK level 5)

dou4

zheng1
a struggle / fight / battle (HSK level 6)

tai4

dou3
leading scholar of his time / magnate (HSK level 6)

zhan4

dou4
to fight / to battle / CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4] (HSK level 6)

bo2

dou4
to wrestle / to fight / to struggle (HSK level 6)

dou4

zhi4
will to fight / fighting spirit

yan1

dou3
(smoking) pipe

xie4

dou4
armed confrontation / bust-up between gangs

ou1

dou4
to have a fist fight / fist fight / brawl

e4

dou4
hard fighting / fierce battle

dou4

zhi4
battle of wits

xing1

dou3
stars

pi1

dou4
(during the cultural revolution) to criticize and denounce sb publicly for their errors (often imaginary)

long2

zheng1

hu3

dou4
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants

bei3

dou3
Great Bear / Big Dipper / Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

hao4

dou4
to be warlike / to be belligerent

ming2

zheng1

an4

dou4
struggling in the light and fighting in the dark (idiom); fig. intriguing against each other / locked in constant strife

jian1

ku3

fen4

dou4
to struggle arduously

dou4

ji1
cock fighting

yun4

dou3
clothes iron

jie1

ji2

dou4

zheng1
the class struggle

che1

dou3
open-topped container (mounted on a truck or cart) for carrying loads / dump box (of a dump truck) / bucket (of a front loader) / wheelbarrow

a1

dou3
A-dou, nickname of Liu Chan 劉禪|刘禅 (207-271), son of Liu Bei, reigned as Shu Han emperor 233-263 / fig. weak and inept person

lou4

dou3
funnel

da3

dou4
to fight

jue2

dou4
to duel / a duel / decisive struggle

jue2

dou4
to wrestle

dou4

zui3
to quarrel / to bicker / glib repartee

dou4

niu2
bullfighting

dou3

niu2
Big Dipper and Altair (astronomy)

ge2

dou4
to wrestle

zhan4

dou4

li4
fighting strength

quan2

dou4

huan4
Chun Doo Hwan (1931-), South Korean politician, president 1980-1988

jin1

dou3
variant of 筋斗[jin1 dou3]

dou4

shi4
a warrior / an activist

zheng1

dou4
struggle / war

gou1

xin1

dou4

jiao3
(in palace construction) center hook and corner link / locked in constant strife (idiom)

jin1

dou3
to tumble / somersault / a complete turn-around / a 180 degrees turn / fig. a change of mind

dou4

qi4
to have a grudge against

zhan4

dou4

ji1
fighter (aircraft)

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