chao3 =
ch + ao3

to sauté / to stir-fry / to speculate / to hype / to fire (sb) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is stir-frying (炒) smileys (少) cut from potatoes over a fire (火) in the Taos Pueblo (ao3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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shao4 =
sh + ao4

young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shao3 =
sh + ao3

few / less / to lack / to be missing / to stop (doing sth) / seldom | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock is playing golf with a few daisies in the Taos Pueblo. He's using a banana as a golf club and the daisies' heads as balls. There are only a few left. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


A Smiley. - 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
+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a 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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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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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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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


=
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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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


chao3

cai4
stir-fried dish

chao3

gu3
(coll.) to speculate in stocks

chao3

zuo4
to hype / to promote (in the media)

chao3

mi3
fried rice / millet stir-fried in butter

chao3

mian4
stir-fried noodles / "chow mein"

chao3

fan4
fried rice / (Taiwan slang) to have sex

bao4

chao3
to stir-fry rapidly using a high flame / to conduct a media blitz / to manipulate a stock market through large-scale buying and selling

chao3

leng3

fan4
to stir-fry left-over rice / fig. to rehash the same story / to serve up the same old product

chao3
鱿
you2

yu2
to be fired / to fire

chao3

guo1
wok / frying pan

chao3

gu3

piao4
to speculate in stocks

chao3

bo1

cai4
stir-fried spinach

chao3

dan4
scrambled eggs

chao3

huo4
roasted snacks (peanuts, chestnuts etc)

chao3

ji1

dan4
scrambled eggs

jian1

chao3
to lightly fry

re4

chao3
stir-fried dish (Tw)

re4

chao3

re4

mai4
lit. to sell hot food freshly cooked; fig. to teach what one has just learned / enthusiasm of the new convert

xian4

chao3

xian4

mai4
lit. to fry and sell on the spot / fig. (of fresh graduates) to apply the still-fresh knowledge gained in school

sheng1

chao3

re4

mai4
to sell while it's still hot (idiom); fig. in a great hurry to publish or sell (and no time to improve the product)

fan1

chao3
to stir-fry

suan4

miao2

chao3

rou4

pian4
stir-fried pork with garlic

ji1

dan4

chao3

fan4
egg fried rice

ding1

ding1

chao3

mian4
chopped fried noodles

liang2

ban4

chao3

ji1

dan4
a nonsensical retort

qing1

chao3
to stir-fry / to saute

chao3

hui4
to speculate in foreign currency

chao3

di4

pi2
to speculate in building land

chao3

jia1
speculator

chao3

fang2
to speculate in real estate

chao3

geng1
to moonlight

chao3

re4
hot (i.e. selling well) / to raise prices by speculation / to hype

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