xiao1 =
xi + ao1

to disappear / to vanish / to eliminate / to spend (time) / have to / need | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Taos Pueblo, Marie Curie tells the Little Prince that she knows a neat trick how to let the water in his little water bottle disappear. The Little Prince is curious and lets her show her trick, but she just drinks the bottle empty. The Little Prince thinks that this trick is not only a Little Lame. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xiao1 =
xi + ao1

surname Xiao / Taiwan pr. [Xiao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiao4 =
xi + ao4

similar / resembling / to resemble / to be like | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The aloe vera on the moon resembles the rose on the little prince's planet. Thus I'll represent this character by the little prince.

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom, the little prince misses his asteroid and his rose so much. To comfort him, Marie Curie gives him a moon and an aloe vera to remind him of home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - 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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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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

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

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xiao1

xi5
news / information / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 4)

xiao1

mie4
to put an end to / to annihilate / to cause to perish / to perish / annihilation (in quantum field theory) (HSK level 5)

xiao1

shi1
to disappear / to fade away (HSK level 5)

xiao1

hua4
to digest / digestion / digestive (HSK level 5)

qu3

xiao1
to cancel / cancellation (HSK level 5)

xiao1

fei4
to consume / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xiao1

fang2
firefighting / fire control (HSK level 6)

xiao1

chu2
to eliminate / to remove (HSK level 6)

xiao1

ji2
negative / passive / inactive (HSK level 6)

xiao1

du2
to disinfect / to sterilize (HSK level 6)

xiao1

hao4
to use up / to consume (HSK level 6)

xiao1

fei4

zhe3
consumer

xiao1

shi2
digestion

che4

xiao1
variant of 撤銷|撤销[che4 xiao1]

da3

xiao1
to dispel (doubts, misgivings etc) / to give up on

bu4

xiao1
to not need / needless (to say)

yan1

xiao1

yun2

san4
to vanish like smoke in thin air / to disappear

di3

xiao1
to counteract / to cancel out / to offset

xiao1

wang2
to die out / to wither away

xiao1

fang2

che1
fire engine / fire truck

xiao1

san4
to dissipate

xiao1

qi4
to cool one's temper

xiao1
退
tui4
to wane / to vanish gradually

xiao1

xia4
to spend the summer / to take a summer vacation

xiao1

ye4
nighttime snack / late-night supper

xiao1

mi3
(literary) to eliminate / to put an end to

xiao1

fei4

qun2
consumer group

chi1

bu5

xiao1
to be unable to tolerate or endure / to find sth difficult to manage

xiao1

yin1

qi4
silencer

xiao1

xian2
to spend one's leisure time / to idle away the time

xiao1

fei4

pin3
consumer goods

xiao1

fang2

shuan1
fire hydrant

xiao1

sheng1

qi4
noise reduction equipment

xiao1

du2

ji4
disinfectant

xiao1

yan2
to reduce fever / antipyretic / to decrease inflammation

xiao1

shou4
to waste away / to become thin

xiao1

shu3
to spend a summer holiday / (esp of Chinese medicine) to relieve summer heat

xiao1

jie3
to eliminate / to dispel / resolution

xiao1

sun3
wear and tear / to wear away over time

xiao1

hua4

mei2
digestive enzyme

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