lu4 =
lu + Ø4

surname Lu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lu4 =
lu + Ø4

road / CL:條|条[tiao2] / journey / route / line (bus etc) / sort / kind | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station's bathroom Lenny Lemur dreams of becoming a football star. He imagines walking down to earth on a road of stars, his football in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zu2 =
zu + Ø2

side form of 足, "foot" | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A big, left cowboy boot with spurs and everything.

Zapatista Zebra wants to enter the space station, but just inside the entrance he is hold up at the barrier. The spurs at his cowboy boot are not safe enough, so he has to stick a mandarin on it to make them safe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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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ge4 =
g + e4

each / every | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Each and every one of us is made of atoms, of which most were created in a star (from lighter atoms). That's why I choose to represent this character by a star. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Guy Fawkes is stepping on a mandarin with high heels in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. As he squeezes, the mandarin suddenly explodes in a rain of stars. Each and every one of them is shining brighter than the others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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
+
you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the 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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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 2

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

lu

Lenny Lemur - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


mi2

lu4
to lose the way / lost / labyrinth / labyrinthus vestibularis (of the inner ear) (HSK level 5)

gao1

su4

gong1

lu4
expressway / highway / freeway (HSK level 5)

yi1

lu4

ping2

an1
to have a pleasant journey / Bon voyage! (HSK level 5)

chu1

lu4
a way out (of a difficulty etc) (HSK level 6)

zou3

tou2

wu2

lu4
to be at an impasse (idiom) / in a tight spot / at the end of one's rope / desperate

gong1

lu4
highway / road / CL:條|条[tiao2]

shi2

zi4

lu4

kou3
crossroads / intersection

gan3

lu4
to hasten on with one's journey / to hurry on

che1

dao4

shan1

qian2

bi4

you3

lu4
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom) / fig. Everything will turn out for the best. / Let's worry about it when it happens. / It will be all right on the night. / cf couplet 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直

huan2

lu4
ring road

xin1

lu4
scheme / artifice / tolerance / intention / motive / train of thought / brains / wit / ideas

rang4

lu4
to make way (for sth)

ban4

lu4
halfway / midway / on the way

lu4

ren2
passerby / passer-by / stranger
退
tui4

lu4
a way out / a way to retreat / leeway

zou3

lu4
to walk / to go on foot

lu4

jing4
path / route / method / ways and means

sheng4

lu4

yi4

si1
St Louis, large city in eastern Missouri

da4

lu4
avenue / CL:條|条[tiao2]

xia2

lu4

xiang1

feng2
lit. to meet face to face on a narrow path (idiom) / fig. enemies or rivals meet face to face

lai2

lu4

bu4

ming2
unidentified origin / no-one knows where it comes from / of dubious background

ji2

cheng2

dian4

lu4
integrated circuit / IC

lu4

xiang4
road direction / (fig.) direction / path

tong2

lu4
to go the same way

lu4

yi4

wei1

deng1
Louis Vuitton (brand)

bi4

lu4

dian4

shi4
closed-circuit television

kai1

lu4
to open up a path / to make one's way through / to construct a road / (electricity) open circuit

dao4

lu4
road / path / way / CL:條|条[tiao2]

ka3

lu4

li3
calorie (loanword)

lu4
线
xian4
itinerary / route / political line (e.g. right revisionist road) / CL:條|条[tiao2]

lu4

zi5
method / way / approach

shang4

po1

lu4
uphill road / slope up / fig. upward trend / progress

qi2

lu4
to diverge from the main road, also figuratively

sheng1

lu4
lit. the path to life / way out of a predicament

lu4

de2
Luther (name) / Martin Luther (1483-1546), reformation protestant minister

si3

lu4
dead end / (fig.) at death's door / one foot in the grave

jin4

lu4
shortcut

tao4

lu4
sequence of movements in martial arts / routine / pattern / standard method

men2

lu4
way of doing sth / the right social connection

lu4

mian4
pavement

Example sentences for

 
general Na Lu Tian - forward - go - subdue - devil - monkey
General Na Lu Tian, go forward and force the monkey devil to capitulate
 
you - are - where - road - hair - spirit - newspaper - name - come
What kind of spirit are you? Hurry and tell me your name
 
great sage - I - come - guide
Great Sage, let me show you the way
 
but - not know - this - peach - pageant - top - invite - is - which - road - supernatural entity
But I don't know, which gods are invited to the peach banquet?

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