kao3 =
k + ao3

to roast / to bake / to broil | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Marx (k) participated in a cooking course and today he is taking his final examination (考). In the Taos Pueblo (ao3) he has to bake (烤) perfect pancakes (烤) over an open fire (火). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 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, about 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,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
about 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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kao3 =
k + ao3

to beat / to hit / variant of 考[kao3] / to inspect / to test / to take an exam | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

kao3 =
k + ao3

to check / to verify / to test / to examine / to take an exam / to take an entrance exam for / deceased father | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Karl Marx has to take an exam inside of the Taos Pueblo. It is very difficult for him because he has to wear a breathing mask due to the open fire, and he also has to wear a huge crown which makes it difficult for him to see the exam papers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A banana made from clay. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


Looks a bit like a crown, which may very well have clay bananas attached to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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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,
about 4 years ago


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gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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,
about 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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kao3 =
k + ao3

"breath" or "sigh" component in Chinese characters | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a breathing mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


The air inside of the Taos Pueblo is so bad that Karl Marx needs a breathing mask to breathe freely. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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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?)

k

"k" is for Karl Marx. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


kao3

ya1
roast duck (HSK level 5)

kao3

lu2
oven (PRC)

hong1

kao3
to roast / to bake

kao3

rou4
barbecue (lit. roast meat)

shao1

kao3
barbecue / to roast

kao3

xiang1
oven

kao3

huo3
to warm oneself at a fire

kao3

yan1
flue-cured tobacco

kao3

rou4

jiang4
barbecue sauce

kao3

hu2

jiao1

xiang1

chang2
roast pepper sausage / pepperoni

kao3

ji1
roast chicken

kao3

dian4
diathermia (medical treatment involving local heating of body tissues with electric current)

bei3

jing1

kao3

ya1
Peking Duck

kao3

bing3
scone

kao3

mian4

bao1
toast / to bake bread

ju2

kao3
to bake / gratin

bei4

kao3
to bake / to roast / to kiln

xun1

kao3
to smoke / to cure over a wood fire

shao1

kao3

jiang4
barbecue sauce

xian4

kao3
freshly baked / freshly roasted

bo2

kao3

bing3
pancake

kao3

mian4

bao1

ji1
toaster

tu3

er3

qi2

xuan2

zhuan3

kao3

rou4
Turkish döner kebab

nai3

zhi1

kao3
gratin

xuan2

zhuan3

kao3

rou4
döner kebab

kao3

fang2
drying room / oven

kao3

jia4
grill (of a cooker etc)

kao3

zhi4
to scorch / (of the sun) to beat down on

kao3

pan2
baking tray

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