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, over 1 year 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, over 1 year 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

s

Socrates. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
e4

In the Erechtheion's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ai3

"ai3" is in the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


yan2

se4
color / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

chu1

se4
remarkable / outstanding (HSK level 5)

jue2

se4
role / character in a novel / persona / also pr. [jiao3 se4] (HSK level 5)

jing3

se4
scenery / scene / landscape / view (HSK level 5)

zong1

se4
brown (HSK level 6)

yan3

se4
signal made with one's eyes / meaningful glance (HSK level 6)

qi4

se4
complexion (HSK level 6)

fen3

se4
pink / white / erotic / beautiful woman / powdered (with make-up) (HSK level 6)

te4

se4
characteristic / distinguishing feature or quality (HSK level 6)

se4

cai3
tint / coloring / coloration / character (HSK level 6)

shen2

se4
expression / look (HSK level 6)

huo4

se4
goods / (derog.) stuff / trash

se4

gui3
lecher / pervert

cai4

se4
dish / lean and hungry look (resulting from vegetarian diet) / emaciated look (from malnutrition)
绿
lu:4

se4
green

bai2

se4
white / fig. reactionary / anti-communist

you3

se4
colored / non-white / non-ferrous (metals)

ran3

se4

ti3
chromosome

se4

lang2
lecher / pervert / wolf

huang2
绿
lu:4

se4
yellow green

ye4

se4
night scene / the dim light of night

cheng2

hong2

se4
red-orange color / dark orange

mu4

se4
twilight

shen1

zong1

se4
dark brown

tian1

lan2

se4
azure

se4

qing2
erotic / pornographic

tui4

se4
to fade (of colors) / also pr. [tui4 shai3]

huang2

se4
yellow (color) / pornographic

hao4

se4
to want sex / given to lust / lecherous / lascivious / horny

bao3

hu4

se4
protective coloration / camouflage
退
tui4

se4
variant of 褪色[tui4 se4] / also pr. [tui4 shai3]

hei1

se4

su4
black pigment / melanin

xue4

se4

su4
hematin (blood pigment) / heme / hemoglobin / also written 血紅蛋白|血红蛋白

diao4

se4
to lose color / to fade / also pr. [diao4 shai3]

mao2

se4
(of an animal) appearance or color of coat

wu4

se4
to look for / to seek / to choose / color of object / color of fleece (of domestic animal) / to see / to notice / all kinds of things / odds and ends

cheng2

se4
relative purity of silver or gold / purity in carat weight / quality / fineness

qing1

yi1

se4
monotone / only one ingredient / (mahjong) all in the same suit

se4

guang1
colored light

dan1

se4
monochrome / monochromatic / black and white

Example sentences for

 
landscape - actually - pretty good
The landscape is actually pretty nice
 
among - scenery - 's - beautiful
Among the beautiful scenery

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