xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

surname Xin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

(of taste) hot or pungent / hard / laborious / suffering / eighth in order / eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / letter "H" or roman "VIII" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / octa | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) is preparing for the winter by making kimchi (辛) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She is drying the vegetables by hanging them on crosses (十) and puts the finished kimchi into vases (立). She has been working very hard (辛) and in the end the filled eight (辛) vases with pungent hot (辛) kimchi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


xin1

ku3
hard / exhausting / with much toil / thanks for your trouble (HSK level 4)

xin1

qin2
hardworking / industrious (HSK level 6)

ji1

xin1

ge2
Henry Kissinger (1923-), US academic and politician, Secretary of State 1973-1977

bu4

ci2

xin1

ku3
make nothing of hardships

wei1

si1

kang1

xin1
Wisconsin

xin1

xin1

ku3

ku3
painstakingly / with great trouble

ao4

si1

wei1

xin1
Auschwitz (concentration camp)

xin1

lao2
laborious

xin1

pu3

sen1
Simpson (name)

qian1

xin1

wan4

ku3
to suffer untold hardships (idiom); trials and tribulations / with difficulty / after some effort

shi1

wa3

xin1

ge2
Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947-), US actor and politician, governor of California 2003-2011

he4

er3

xin1

ji1
Helsinki (Swedish Helsingfors), capital of Finland

xin1

la4
spicy hot (taste) / fig. biting (criticism)

han2

xin1

ru2

ku3
to suffer every possible torment (idiom); bitter hardship / to bear one's cross

jian1

xin1
hardships / arduous / difficult

xin1

suan1
pungent (taste) / bitter / fig. sad / miserable

xin1

di2

jia1
syndicate (loanword)

xin1

ge2
Singh (name)

la1

xin1
Jean Racine (1639-1699), French dramatist

xin1

ba1

wei1
Zimbabwe (Tw)

sheng4

ha1

xin1

tuo1
San Jacinto

zhou4

xin1
Zhou Xin (c. 11th century BC), last emperor of the of Shang Dynasty

ben3

na4

xin1
benactyzine

ru2

ku3

han2

xin1
bitter hardship / to bear one's cross

hun1

xin1
very pungent and spicy vegetable dishes (a common Buddhist term)

lan2

xin1
Lansing, capital of Michigan

xie4

xin1
Chea Sim, President of Cambodian National Assembly

mi4

xin1
behind-the-scenes story / details known only to insiders

yi4

bu3

la1

xin1
Ibrahim (name) / Arabic and Islamic version of Abraham 亞伯拉罕|亚伯拉罕

dai4

ao4

xin1
dioxin, carcinogenic heterocyclic hydrocarbon (esp. Taiwan usage)

li4

xin1
Lixin county in Bozhou 亳州[Bo2 zhou1], Anhui

xin1

chou3
thirty eighth year H2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1961 or 2021 / cf 辛丑條約|辛丑条约, Protocol of Beijing of 1901 ending the 8-nation intervention after the Boxer uprising

xin1

chou3

tiao2

yue1
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising

xin1

hai4
forty eighth year H12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1971 or 2031 / cf 辛亥革命[Xin1 hai4 Ge2 ming4], Xinhai Revolution of 1911

xin1

hai4

ge2

ming4
Xinhai Revolution (1911), which ended the Qing Dynasty

xin1

fa2

ta1

ting1
simvastatin

bei4

chang2

xin1

ku3
to have suffered all kinds of hardships (idiom)

xin1

qin2

geng1

yun2
to make industrious and diligent efforts (idiom)

xin1

mao3
twenty eighth year H4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2011 or 2071

xin1

qi2
kimchi (loanword)

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