yan4 =
y + an4

variant of 艷|艳[yan4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan4 =
y + an4

colorful / splendid / gaudy / amorous / romantic / to envy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The glamorous (艳) Maud Younger (y) challenges you for a dice game (色) in Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). If you win, you can follow her into her romantic (艳) golden cage (丰), but if you loose, you have to follow her into her romantic (艳) golden cage (丰). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


yan4 =
y + an4

old variant of 豔|艳[yan4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

luxuriant / buxom / variant of 豐|丰[feng1] / variant of 風|风[feng1] / appearance / charm | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

surname Feng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

abundant / plentiful / fertile / plump / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a luxurious golden cage.

Frankenstein's Monster has been locked into a golden cage in front of Stonehenge. The golden cage is suspended from a dinosaur bone, which in turn is fixed to a coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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se4 =
s + e4

color / CL:種|种[zhong3] / look / appearance / sex | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Erechtheion's bathroom, Socrates watches a crane lick a beautiful lollipop. The lollipop features every color existing on earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


shai3 =
sh + ai3

color / dice | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the palace, Sherlock Holmes watches the crane licking a very tasty lollipop. He wants to have it, so he challenges the crane for it. The crane agrees to give him the lollipop if he can beat him in a dice game. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan) / abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing / surname Ba / abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian / abbr. for Pakistan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ba1 =
b + a1

to long for / to wish / to cling to / to stick to / sth that sticks / close to / next to / spread open / informal abbr. for bus 巴士[ba1 shi4] / bar (unit of pressure) / nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴[wei3 ba5], tail | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The snake found a sweet and sticky lollipop in front if the Adziogol lighthouse. Just as she is about to lick it, Beelzebub turns it into a large dinosaur bone, laughing at the snake, the lollipop in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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si4 =
s + Ø4

6th earthly branch: 9-11 a.m., 4th solar month (5th May-5th June), year of the Snake | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A snake. Socrates is terribly afraid of a snake in the space station's bathroom, and he tries to defend himself with a shovel. However the snake already ate a mandarin, and Sokrates is next. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xian1

yan4
bright-colored / gaily-colored (HSK level 5)

yao1

yan4
pretty and flirtatious

jiao1

yan4
tender and beautiful / also written 嬌艷|娇艳

mei3

yan4
beautiful and alluring / glamorous / gorgeous

leng3

yan4
cool elegant and magnificent

yan4

xian4
to envy / to admire

yan4

fu2
luck with women

nong2

zhuang1

yan4

mo3
to apply makeup conspicuously (idiom) / dressed to the nines and wearing makeup

xiang1

yan4
alluring / erotic / romantic

yan4

li4
gorgeous / garish and beautiful

yan4

qing2
erotic

hong2

yan4

yan4
brilliant red

jing4

yan4
vying to be the most glamorous / each more gorgeous than the other / beauty contest

ye3

yan4
seductively dressed up

yan4

ye3
seductively dressed up.

yan4

ru2

tao2

li3
lit. beautiful as peach and prune / fig. radiant beauty

yan4

hong2

se4
crimson

yan4

wu3
erotic dance

yan4

se4
beauty / glamor / voluptuousness

yan4

shi1
erotic verse

lie4

yan4
to chase women / to express oneself in a pompous flowery style

zheng1

yan2

dou4

yan4
contending for supreme beauty (esp. of flowers, scenery, painting etc) / vying in beauty and glamor

yan4

yu4
favorable opportunity for an encounter with a beautiful woman / also written 艷遇|艳遇

ai1

yan4
plaintive and beautiful / melancholy but gorgeous

jing1

yan4
stunning / breathtaking

tu3

yan4
to burst into bloom

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