liu2 =
li + ou2

to flow / to disseminate / to circulate or spread / to move or drift / to degenerate / to banish or send into exile / stream of water or sth resembling one / class, rate or grade | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the Louvre's entrance Li Qingzhao is rinsing her large bowl (which is decorated with pennants and pendants). She uses a bottle of water to rinse it. She rinses it very thoroughly so that a lot of water flows over. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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liu6 =
li + ou2

cup with pendants / pennant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao asked Sun Wukong for help with the preparation of an elixir just inside of the Louvre's entrance. Li Qingzhao set up a large bowl with pendants and pennants to crush dinosaur bones in. Sun Wukong crushes the bones for her so fast that there's dust, even clouds, everywhere. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

(classical) to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

cloud / CL:朵[duo3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) had a little accident just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She blew up her capacitor (二), and now there's smoke (clouds; 云) everywhere. To be able to breathe, she puts on her fake nose (厶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


yun2 =
yu + (e)n2

surname Yun / abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yun2 nan2 Sheng3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou2

Just inside the Louvre's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


jiao1

liu2
to exchange / exchange / communication / interaction / to have social contact (with sb) (HSK level 4)

liu2

xing2
to spread / to rage (of contagious disease) / popular / fashionable / prevalent / (math.) manifold (HSK level 4)

liu2

li4
fluent (HSK level 4)

liu2

lei4
to shed tears (HSK level 4)

liu2

chuan2
to spread / to circulate / to hand down (HSK level 5)

lun2

liu2
to alternate / to take turns (HSK level 5)

zhu3

liu2
main stream (of a river) / fig. the essential point / main viewpoint of a matter / mainstream (culture etc) (HSK level 6)

liu2

mang2
rogue / hoodlum / gangster / immoral behavior (HSK level 6)

liu2

tong1
to circulate / to distribute / circulation / distribution (HSK level 6)

chuan1

liu2

bu4

xi1
the stream flows without stopping (idiom); unending flow (HSK level 6)

yi1

liu2
top quality / front ranking (HSK level 6)

liu2

lang4
to drift about / to wander / to roam / nomadic / homeless / unsettled (e.g. population) / vagrant (HSK level 6)

chao2

liu2
tide / current / trend (HSK level 6)

zhi1

liu2
tributary (river) (HSK level 6)

liu2

lu4
to express / to reveal (one's thoughts or feelings) (HSK level 6)

liu2

tang3
to flow

qi4

liu2
stream of air / airflow / slipstream / draft / breath / turbulence (of aircraft)

liu2

dong4

zi1

jin1
money in circulation / fluid funds

liu2

cheng2
course / stream / sequence of processes / work flow in manufacturing

liu2

xue4
to bleed / to shed blood

ming2

liu2
gentry / celebrities

piao1

liu2
to float on the current / to drift along or about / rafting

liu2

dong4

xing4
flowing / shifting / fluidity / mobility / liquidity (of funds)

hui2

liu2
to flow back / reflux / circumfluence / refluence / backward flow / returning flow (e.g. of talent)

liu2

han4
to sweat

liu2

chu1
to flow out / to disgorge / to effuse

xue4

liu2
blood flow

yi4

shi2

liu2
stream of consciousness (in literature)

er4

liu2

zi5
loafer / idler / bum

dui4

liu2
convection

liu2

yan2

fei1

yu3
rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip / lies and slanders

dao4

liu2
to flow backwards / reverse flow

liu2

wang2
to force into exile / to be exiled / in exile

er4

liu2
second-rate / second-tier

liu2
线
xian4

xing2
streamline

nu:3

liu2
(derog.) woman

han2

liu2
cold stream

liu2

shi1
drainage / to run off / to wash away

liu2

xing1

yu3
meteor shower

san1

jiao4

jiu3

liu2
the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)

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