tan4 =
t + an4

wood charcoal / coal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) had a fire running in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), but now it has already died down. With a fork (山) he is searching in the ash (灰) for the pieces and bits of charcoal (炭) that have formed during the fire. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 25 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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hui1 =
hu + ei1

ash / dust / lime / gray / discouraged / dejected | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) wants to cut out a piece of fire (火) in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1) using a pair of scissors (𠂇), but every time she cuts she just gets a little bit of gray ashes (灰). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂇
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𠂇
xx5

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

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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𠂇
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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
+
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

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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


xue3

zhong1

song4

tan4
lit. to send coal during snow (idiom); fig. timely help / to provide help when one most needs it

tan4

ju1
anthrax / bacillus

jiao1

tan4
coke (processed coal used in blast furnace)

hei1

tan4
coal / charcoal / (of skin) darkly pigmented / charcoal (color) / bituminous coal (mining)

ni2

tan4
peat

shao1

tan4
to manufacture charcoal / to burn charcoal (often a reference to suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning)

mei2

tan4
coal

mu4

tan4
charcoal

huo2

xing4

tan4
activated carbon

sheng1

ling2

tu2

tan4
people are in a terrible situation (idiom)

huo3

tan4
live coal / ember / burning coals

huo3

tan4
Fo Tan (area in Hong Kong)

shi2

tan4

ji4
Carboniferous (geological period 354-292m years ago)

shi2

tan4

suan1
phenol C6H5OH / same as 苯酚

tan4

ju1

jun1

miao2
anthrax vaccine

tan4

ju1

gan3

jun1
anthrax bacterium / Bacillus anthracis

wu2

yan1

tan4
smokeless coal

tu2

tan4
extreme distress / in utter misery

tan4

bei4
charcoal-roasted

ni2

tan4

xian3
matted sphagnum moss (Sphagnum palustre)

shi2

tan4
coal (arch.)

shi2

tan4

jing3
Shitanjing subdistrict of Dawukou district 大武口區|大武口区[Da4 wu3 kou3 qu1] of Shizuishan city 石嘴山市[Shi2 zui3 shan1 shi4], Ningxia

shi2

tan4

jing3

qu1
Shitanjing subdistrict of Dawukou district 大武口區|大武口区[Da4 wu3 kou3 qu1] of Shizuishan city 石嘴山市[Shi2 zui3 shan1 shi4], Ningxia

shi2

tan4

xi4
carboniferous system / coal measure (geology)

gu3

tan4
bone black / animal charcoal

bing1

tan4

bu4

xiang1

rong2
as incompatible or irreconcilable as ice and hot coals

ai4

tan4
carbonized mugwort leaf (TCM) / Folium Artemisiae argyi carbonisatum

ai4

ye4

tan4
carbonized mugwort leaf (used in TCM) / Folium Artemisiae argyi carbonisatum

cang1

sheng1

tu2

tan4
the common people in a miserable state

mai4

tan4

weng1
the old charcoal seller, poem by Tang poet Bai Juyi 白居易

tou4

pi2

tan4

ju1
cutaneous anthrax

bing1

tan4

bu4

yan2

,

leng3

re4

zi4

ming2
ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom); fig. sincerity is not expressed in words

tan4

ju1

re4
anthrax

tan4

ju1

bing4
anthrax

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