yan1 =
y + an1

cigarette or pipe tobacco / CL:根[gen1] / smoke / mist / vapour / CL:縷|缕[lu:3] / tobacco plant / (of the eyes) to be irritated by smoke | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) is giving René Descartes (因) fire (火) for his tobacco (烟) pipe in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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yin1 =
y + (e)n1

cause / reason / because | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the close reasoner René Descartes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


In front of the Forbidden City, René Descartes, Maud Younger and a robot a starting a big rave. The robot sits inside a big box and is the master of ceremony, while René and Maud are dancing on the square. They started this rave to collect money for a good cause. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


chou1

yan1
to smoke (a cigarette, tobacco) (HSK level 4)

jie4

yan1
to give up smoking (HSK level 5)

yan1

huo3
smoke and fire / fireworks

ren2

yan1
sign of human habitation

yan1

hui1

gang1
ashtray

yan1

dou3
(smoking) pipe

yan1

mu4

dan4
smoke bomb

yi1

liu4

yan1
like a wisp of smoke / (to disappear etc) in an instant

yan1

tou2
cigarette butt / fag-end / CL:根[gen1]

yan1

xiao1

yun2

san4
to vanish like smoke in thin air / to disappear

yun2

yan1
mist / smoke / cloud

xiang1

yan1
cigarette / smoke from burning incense / CL:支[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]

nong2

yan1
thick smoke

yan1

qiang1
opium pipe

you2

yan1
soot / lampblack

shui3

yan1
shredded tobacco for water pipes

wu2

yan1

mei2
anthracite

xi1

yan1
to smoke

hui1

fei1

yan1

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

yan1

gui3
heavy smoker / chain smoker

bi2

yan1
snuff

wu2

yan1
nonsmoking (e.g. environment)

feng1

yan1
fire beacon (used as alarm signal over long distance)

yan1

hui1
cigarette ash

yan1

wu4
smoke / mist / vapor / smog / fumes

wu1

yan1

zhang4

qi4
foul black smoke atmosphere (idiom); fig. everything in a tremendous mess / pandemonium reigns

yan1

jiu3
tobacco and alcohol

jin4

yan1
to ban smoking / to quit smoking / to prohibit cooking / prohibition on opium (esp. in China from 1729)

yan1

ye4
leaf tobacco

yan1

di4
cigarette butt

yan1

cao3
tobacco

huang1

wu2

ren2

yan1
desolate and uninhabited (idiom)

yan1

yin3
the urge to smoke / tobacco addiction

yan1

tong5
chimney / stovepipe / smokestack

qi1

qiao4

sheng1

yan1
lit. spouting smoke through the seven orifices (idiom) / fig. to seethe with anger

yan1

gang1
ashtray

yan1

suan1
niacin (vitamin B3) / 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid C6H5NO2 / nicotinic acid

yan1

yu3
misty rain / drizzle

ren2

yan1

xi1

shao3
no sign of human habitation (idiom); desolate

yan1

dai4
tobacco pipe

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