du4 =
du + Ø4

to cross / to pass through / to ferry | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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du4 =
du + Ø4

to pass / to spend (time) / measure / limit / extent / degree of intensity / degree (angles, temperature etc) / kilowatt-hour / classifier for events and occurrences | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a thermometer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Doggy Dog follows a rigid training plan in the space station's bathroom to spend his time, even though he is sick and has a fever. To measure the degree of intensity of his fever, he uses a thermometer to measure his temperature. Even while doing this he still boxes a flower pot (which he suspended from a parachute) with his boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


duo2 =
du + o2

to estimate / Taiwan pr. [duo4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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广
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廿
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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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广
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廿
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


广
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丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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


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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

广
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丿
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,
almost 3 years ago


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广
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廿
廿
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions / also written using banker's character 念 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 廿

This character looks like a flower pot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Nefertiti needs to vent off steam. In Anchor Inn's bathroom she finds a flower pot with twenty flutes inside. With a single swing with her double axe, she splits all twenty flutes. Afterwards, she feels much better. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


廿
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nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

廿
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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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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

Stroke order

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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?)

du

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


guo4

du4
to cross over (by ferry) / transition / interim / caretaker (administration) (HSK level 6)

yuan3

du4

chong2

yang2
to travel across the oceans

tou1

du4
illegal immigration / to stowaway (on a ship) / to steal across the international border / to run a blockade

du4

lun2
ferry boat

yin3

du4
to extradite

du4

chuan2
ferry

an4

du4

chen2

cang1
lit. secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河[Wei4 He2] at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu) / fig. to feign one thing while doing another / to cheat under cover of a diversion

du4

ya1
raven (family Corvidae)

du4

guo4
to cross over / to pass through

du4

kou3
ferry crossing

mi2

du4
Midu county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州[Da4 li3 Bai2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

lun2

du4
ferry

tou1

du4

zhe3
smuggled illegal alien / stowaway

heng2

du4
to cross (a body of water)

bai3

du4
ferry

du4

jia4
to go on holidays / to spend one's vacation (Tw)

du4

he2
to cross a river

du4

du4

niao3
the dodo (extinct bird)

du4

lun2

chuan2
ferry ship

jing4

du4
rowing competition / boat race / swimming competition (e.g. to cross river or lake)

chao1

du4
variant of 超度[chao1 du4]

zhong1

yuan2

pu3

du4
Ghosts' festival on 15th day of 7th moon

guo4

du4

xing4

dai4

kuan3
bridging loan

guo4

du4

shi2

qi1
transition

guo4

du4

dai4

kuan3
bridging loan

guo4

du4

jin1

shu3
transition metal (chemistry)

guo4

du4

xing4
transitional / bridging

da4

du4

kou3
Dadukou district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan

da4

du4

kou3

qu1
Dadukou district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan

da4

du4

he2
Dadu River in Sichuan

guan1

du4
Guandu district of Kunming city 昆明市[Kun1 ming2 shi4], Yunnan

guan1

du4

zhi1

zhan4
battle of Guandu of 199 that established Cao Cao's 曹操 domination over north China, at Guandu (near modern 許昌|许昌[Xu3 chang1] in north Henan)

guan1

du4

qu1
Guandu district of Kunming city 昆明市[Kun1 ming2 shi4], Yunnan

mi2

du4

xian4
Midu county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州[Da4 li3 Bai2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

wen2

jin3

du4
Man Kam To (place in Hong Kong)

ming2

xiu1

zhan4

dao4

,

an4

du4

chen2

cang1
lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河[Wei4 He2] at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu) / fig. to feign one thing while doing another / to cheat under cover of a diversion

pu3

du4

da4

xue2
Purdue University

he2

mu3

du4
Hemudu neolithic archaeological site near Ningbo in Zhejiang, going back to c. 5000 BC

he2

mu3

du4

yi2

zhi3
Hemudu neolithic archaeological site near Ningbo 長江|长江 in Zhejiang, going back to c. 5000 BC

qiu2

du4
to swim across

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