can4 =
c + an4

glorious / bright / brilliant / lustrous / resplendent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The King of Chu (c) is forging his fork (山) using a fire (火) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). The metal is sparkling (灿) in many different colors and the King of Chu enjoys the glorious (灿) appearance. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 30 days ago | add a painting



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shan1 =
sh + an1

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shan1 =
sh + an1

mountain / hill / anything that resembles a mountain / CL:座[zuo4] / bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons / gable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A mountain has formed over night in front of Anchor Inn. Sherlock Holmes is investigating it with a fork. As soon as he sticks the fork inside, the mountain explodes; it was just a balloon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


can4

lan4
to glitter / brilliant / splendid (HSK level 6)

jin1

can4

can4
golden-bright and dazzling

can4

lan4

duo1

cai3
multicolored splendor (of fireworks, bright lights etc)

can4

ruo4

fan2

xing1
bright as a multitude of stars (idiom); extremely able talent

qi3

can4
enchanting / gorgeous

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