chu2 =
chu + Ø2

to get rid of / to remove / to exclude / to eliminate / to wipe out / to divide / except / not including | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The pope is having Chantal Chicken drag him around in his sedan chair. Chantal Chicken is really annoyed by this and plans to get rid of him just as they pass the entrance of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yu2 =
yu + Ø2

surname Yu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

(archaic) I / me / variant of 餘|余[yu2], surplus | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yu2 =
yu + Ø2

extra / surplus / remaining / remainder after division / (following numerical value) or more / in excess of (some number) / residue (math.) / after / I / me | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the space station, Aphrodite finally has the chance to feel like an emperor. In zero gravity she doesn't need anyone to carry the sedan chair she's sitting on. She set up two sewage pipes right opposite of each other, so as soon as she shoots out of one she enters the other and is redirected to the first one. In this way she can ride her sedan chair in an infinite loop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: 余车 means "emperor's carriage", and I'll thus represent 余 with a sedan chair. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xx5

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

Let's say this is a sewage pipe which sticks out of the floor. The horizontal line is the floor level, and 小 below it represents the stuff in the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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HSK level: 3

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

chu

Chantal Chicken - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


chu2

le5
besides / apart from (... also...) / in addition to / except (for) (HSK level 3)

chu2

xi1
lunar New Year's Eve (HSK level 5)

chu2

fei1
only if (..., or otherwise, ...) / only when / only in the case that / unless (HSK level 5)

shan1

chu2
to delete / to cancel (HSK level 5)

pai2

chu2
to eliminate / to remove / to exclude / to rule out (HSK level 6)

jie3

chu2
to remove / to sack / to get rid of / to relieve (sb of their duties) / to free / to lift (an embargo) / to rescind (an agreement) (HSK level 6)

qing1

chu2
to eliminate / to get rid of (HSK level 6)

xiao1

chu2
to eliminate / to remove (HSK level 6)

fei4

chu2
to abolish / to abrogate / to repeal (HSK level 6)

kai1

chu2
to expel (HSK level 6)

qu4

chu2
to remove / to dislodge

chu2

wai4
to exclude / not including sth (when counting or listing) / except for

ba2

chu2
to pull out / to remove

mian3

chu2
to prevent / to avoid / to excuse / to exempt / to relieve / (of a debt) to remit

zhai1

chu2
to excise / to remove an organ

chu2

diao4
to eliminate

kou4

chu2
to deduct

ge2

chu2
to eliminate / to expel / to abolish

chu2

ming2
to strike off (the rolls) / to remove from a list / to expunge / to expel

chu2

chou4

ji4
deodorant

ge1

chu2
to amputate / to excise (cut out)

zheng3

chu2
to divide exactly without remainder (in integer arithmetic) / exact division

sao3

chu2
to sweep / to clean with a brush / to sweep away (often fig.)

qu1

chu2
to drive off / to dispel / to expel

po4

chu2
to eliminate / to do away with / to get rid of

qie1

chu2
to excise / to cut out (a tumor)

chu2

ci3

zhi1

wai4
apart from this / in addition to this

jian3

chu2
to eradicate / to exterminate

ti1

chu2
to reject / to discard / to get rid of

zhan3

cao3

chu2

gen1
to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch / to eliminate completely

chu2

yi3
divided by

jie4

chu2
to quit / to give up (a bad habit)

chu2

cao3
to weed

chu2

shu4
divisor (math.)

chu2

hao4
division sign (math.)

cheng2

chu2
to multiply and divide

gen1

chu2
to eradicate

chu2

qu4
to eliminate / to remove / except for / apart from

chu2

kai1
besides / except / to get rid of (sb) / (math.) to divide

chu2

cao3

ji4
weed killer / herbicide

Example sentences for

 
if - not - eliminated - dragon palace - for ever - not - obtain - peace
If he is not eliminated, the dragon palace will never return to peace
 
want - avoid - emerge - matter - only - cut weeds and eliminate the roots
If you want to avoid new trouble to emerge, the only thing to do is to cut the weeds and eliminate the roots
 
who - dare - except for - is - you - pick
Who would dare to? Unless it's you who picked them

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