wan1 =
w + an1

bay / gulf / to cast anchor / to moor (a boat) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Global warming has caused the Anchor Inn (an1) to lie directly at the sea. Bender (弯) uses a bottle (氵) as a boat and in front to the Inn, Willy Walrus (w) swims in the water and helps to moore (湾) the bottle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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wan1 =
w + an1

bend / bent / CL:道[dao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) wants to help the also runner (亦) to also win a race after all. The also ran is racing against Bender (弯) who is in the lead and will soon reach the goal, the Anchor Inn (an1). Willy wants to help the also ran by throwing rods towards Bender, but Bender just bends (弯) them into composite bows (弓) and shoots them back towards Willy before reaching Anchor Inn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

also | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: An also-ran, a very exhausted runner. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The also-ran arrives very late at the space station's bathroom. In fact she arrives so late that Maud Younger who was waiting for her with a daisy fell asleep on a big cozy beret. The also-ran came so late because she ate many bananas on the way. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago


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+
丿
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a 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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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,
about 3 years ago


=
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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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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+
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,
about 3 years ago


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gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

surname Gong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

a bow (weapon) / CL:張|张[zhang1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A composite bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years 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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


gang3

wan1
natural harbor / bay serving as harbor (HSK level 6)

tai2

wan1
variant of 臺灣|台湾[Tai2 wan1]

tai2

wan1
Taiwan

meng4

jia1

la1

wan1
Bay of Bengal

hai3

wan1
bay / gulf (body of water)

hai3

wan1
(Persian) Gulf

bei3

bu4

wan1
Gulf of Tonkin

mo4
西
xi1

ge1

wan1
Gulf of Mexico

guan1

ta3

na4

mo2

wan1
Guantanamo Bay (in Cuba)

dong1

jing1

wan1
Tokyo Bay / former name of 北部灣|北部湾[Bei3 bu4 Wan1], Gulf of Tonkin

long2

wan1
Longwan district of Wenzhou city 溫州市|温州市[Wen1 zhou1 shi4], Zhejiang

da4

ya4

wan1
Daya Bay

qi4

sha1

bi3

ke4

wan1
Chesapeake Bay

xia2

wan1
fjord

ji3

nei4

ya4

wan1
Gulf of Guinea

zhang1

wan1
Zhangwan district of Shiyan city 十堰市[Shi2 yan4 shi4], Hubei

zhang1

wan1

qu1
Zhangwan district of Shiyan city 十堰市[Shi2 yan4 shi4], Hubei

pai2

wan1

zu2
Paiwan, one of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan

si1

li3

ba1

jia1

wan1

gang3
Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei

hang2

zhou1

wan1
Hangzhou Bay

rong2

cheng2

wan1
Roncheng bay near Weihai 威海市 on north coast of Shandong

san1

wan1
Sanwan township in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan

san1

wan1

xiang1
Sanwan township in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan

bi3

si1

kai1

wan1
Bay of Biscay

sha1

wan1
Shawan district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市[Le4 shan1 shi4], Sichuan / Shawan county or Saven nahisi in Tacheng prefecture 塔城地區|塔城地区[Ta3 cheng2 di4 qu1], Xinjiang

sha1

wan1

qu1
Shawan district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市[Le4 shan1 shi4], Sichuan

sha1

wan1

xian4
Shawan county or Saven nahisi in Tacheng prefecture 塔城地區|塔城地区[Ta3 cheng2 di4 qu1], Xinjiang

bo1

si1

wan1
Persian Gulf

hai3

bo2

wan1
Haibowan District of Wuhait City 烏海市|乌海市[Wu1 hai3 Shi4], Inner Mongolia

hai3

bo2

wan1

qu1
Haibowan District of Wuhait City 烏海市|乌海市[Wu1 hai3 Shi4], Inner Mongolia

hai3

wan1

guo2

jia1
Nations of the Persian Gulf / Gulf states

hai3

wan1

zhan4

zheng1
(Persian) Gulf War

bo2

hai3

wan1
Bohai Bay

wan1

zai3
Wan Chai district of Hong Kong

wan1

tan2
curved pool

wan1

huan2
twisting river

wan1

li3
Wanli district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi

wan1

li3

qu1
Wanli district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi

xia4

long2

wan1
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

huan2

bo2

hai3

wan1

di4

qu1
Bohai Economic Circle (economic region including Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning and Shandong)

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