mie4 =
mi + e4

to extinguish or put out / to go out (of a fire etc) / to exterminate or wipe out / to drown | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Erechtheion's bathroom (e4) Marilyn Monroe (mi) was playing the flute (一) so hot that it is on fire (火) now! Luckily there's a fire extinguisher so that she can put it out (灭). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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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+
huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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
+
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


=
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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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

mi

Marilyn Monroe - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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

Words with


xiao1

mie4
to put an end to / to annihilate / to cause to perish / to perish / annihilation (in quantum field theory) (HSK level 5)

hui3

mie4
to perish / to ruin / to destroy (HSK level 6)

mie4

wang2
to be destroyed / to become extinct / to perish / to die out / to destroy / to exterminate (HSK level 6)

xi1

mie4
to stop burning / to go out (of fire) / to die out / extinguished (HSK level 6)

pu1

mie4
to eradicate / to extinguish

mie4

jun1
to sterilize

hui3

mie4

xing4
destructive / devastating

zi4

sheng1

zi4

mie4
to emerge and perish on its own; to run its course (idiom)

mie4

huo3

qi4
fire extinguisher

jian1

mie4
to wipe out / to crush / to annihilate

mie4

jue2

ren2

xing4
savage / cannibalistic

hui1

fei1

yan1

mie4
lit. scattered ashes and dispersed smoke (idiom) / fig. to be annihilated / to vanish in a puff of smoke

jiao3

mie4
to eliminate (by armed force)

sha1

mie4
to exterminate

da4

yi4

mie4

qin1
to place righteousness before family (idiom); ready to punish one's own family if justice demands it

yin1

mie4
to destroy / to disappear / annihilation

jue2

mie4
to annihilate / to exterminate / extinction

mie4

yin1

qi4
muffler (of an internal combustion engine)

mie4

jue2
to extinguish / to become extinct / to die out

fu4

mie4
destruction

mo2

mie4
to obliterate / to erase

huan4

mie4
to disillusion / disillusionment / vanishing (illusions, hopes, aspirations etc)

po4

mie4
to be shattered / to be annihilated (of hope, illusions etc)

mie4

zhong3
to commit genocide / to become extinct / extinction of a race

mie4

huo3
to extinguish a fire / firefighting

bu4

ke3

mo2

mie4
indelible

min3

mie4
to obliterate / to die out / to disappear

mie4

kou3
to kill sb to prevent them from divulging a secret / to silence sb

mie4

ding3
to be drowned (figurative and literal)

mie4

shu3

yao4
rat poison

bin1

mie4
on the brink of extinction

sheng1

mie4
life and death

sheng1

wu4

da4

mie4

jue2
great extinction of species

xiang1

hu4

bao3

zheng4

hui3

mie4
Mutual Assured Destruction

zhong3

zu2

mie4

jue2
genocide

zi4

qu3

mie4

wang2
to court disaster (idiom) / to dig one's own grave

xing1

mie4

ji4

jue2
lit. to restore the state and revive old families (idiom) / fig. to restore sth that has been destroyed or forgotten

wang2

guo2

mie4

zhong3
country destroyed, its people annihilated (idiom); total destruction

zhu1

mie4
to wipe out / to exterminate

yin3

mie4
to fade away / to vanish / to disappear

Example sentences for

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