dan4 =
d + an4

insipid / diluted / weak / mild / light in color / tasteless / fresh / indifferent / nitrogen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) found out that the water in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) is potable (淡), so he instantly started making dumplings and to fill the water in a lot of water bottles (氵). Now he is laying in one corner having the itis (炎) since he ate and drunk too much. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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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yan2 =
y + an2

flame / inflammation / -itis | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: As I just learned "itis" is the feeling you get after eating too much. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger ate too much just inside Anchor Inn. She's sleeping so hard that she doesn't even wake up from the fire which is spreading fast. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


qing1

dan4
light (of food, not greasy or strongly flavored) / insipid / slack (sales) (HSK level 5)

dan4

ji4
off season / slow business season / see also 旺季[wang4 ji4] (HSK level 6)

dan4

shui3
Danshui or Tanshui town in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan (HSK level 6)

dan4

shui3
potable water (water with low salt content) / fresh water (HSK level 6)

leng3

dan4
cold / indifferent (HSK level 6)

ping2

dan4
flat / dull / ordinary / nothing special

dan4

mo4
apathetic / indifferent / unsympathetic

dan4

bo2
thin / light / flagging / faint

dan4

ran2
tranquil and calm / indifferent

dan4

huang2
light yellow

dan4

wang4
to be forgotten / to fade from memory

an4

dan4
dark / dim (light) / dull (color) / drab / (fig.) gloomy / bleak

an4

dan4
variant of 暗淡[an4 dan4]

ping2

dan4

wu2

qi2
ordinary and mediocre (idiom); nothing to write home about

dan4

shui3

hu2
fresh water lake

dan4

shui3

yu2
fresh-water fish

qing1

miao2

dan4

xie3
to sketch in light shades / to play down / to deemphasize (idiom)

che3

dan4
to talk nonsense

can3

dan4

jing1

ying2
to manage by painstaking effort (idiom)

dan4

zhuang1
light makeup

nong2

dan4
shade (of a color, i.e. light or dark)

dan4

dan4
faint / dim / dull / insipid / unenthusiastic / indifferent

can3

dan4
dark / gloomy / dismal / by painstaking effort

dan4

hua4
to water down / to play down / to trivialize / to weaken / to become dull with time / to desalinate / desalination

chong1

dan4
to dilute

cu1

cha2

dan4

fan4
plain tea and simple food / (fig.) bread and water

dan4

bo2
living a simple life

hu2

che3

dan4
nonsense / irresponsible patter

leng3

dan4

guan1

xi4
cold relations (e.g. between countries)

jun1

zi3

zhi1

jiao1

dan4

ru2

shui3
a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子[Zhuang1 zi3])

gua3

dan4
insipid / bland / indifferent

xing4

leng3

dan4
frigidity

tian2

dan4
quiet and contented / indifferent to fame or gain

han2

dan4
waves

dan4

guang1
shimmer

dan4

zhuang1

nong2

mo3
in light or heavy makeup (idiom)

dan4

ding4
calm and collected / unperturbed

dan4

ba1

gu1
tobacco (loanword) (old)

dan4

shui3

zhen4
Danshui or Tanshui town in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan

dan4

bo2

ming2

li4
not caring about fame and fortune (idiom) / indifferent to worldly rewards

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