退

退
tui4 =
tu + ei4

to retreat / to decline / to move back / to withdraw | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 退

Tommy Turtle (tu) recently retired (退) and retreated (退) into the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4). There he just wears gladiator sandals (辶), blows chewing gum bubbles (艮) and ponders the sense of life. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


退
=

+
gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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+

+
丿
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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

退
=

+
chuo4 =
chu + o4

to walk (side part of split character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken tries out her new gladiator sandals in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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退 has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

tu

Tommy Turtle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with 退

退
tui4

xiu1
to retire / retirement (from work) (HSK level 5)
退
tui4

bu4
to do less well than before / to make a concession / setback / backward step / leeway / room to maneuver / fallback (HSK level 5)

shuai1
退
tui4
to decline / to fall / to drop / to falter / a decline / recession (in economics) (HSK level 6)

che4
退
tui4
to retreat (HSK level 6)
退
tui4

xiu1

jin1
retirement pay / pension
退
tui4

chao2
(of a tide) to ebb or go out
退
tui4

lu4
a way out / a way to retreat / leeway
退
tui4

hua4
to degenerate / atrophy

dao4
退
tui4
to fall back / to go in reverse

jin4
退
tui4

liang3

nan2
no room to advance or to retreat (idiom); without any way out of a dilemma / trapped / in an impossible situation
退
tui4

kuan3
to refund / refund
退
tui4

wu3

jun1

ren2
veteran

zhi1

nan2

er2
退
tui4
to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back out of an awkward situation / to get out on finding out what it's really like
退
tui4

shao1

yao4
antipyretic (drug to reduce fever, such as sulfanilamide)
退
tui4

se4
variant of 褪色[tui4 se4] / also pr. [tui4 shai3]
退
tui4

bi4
to withdraw
退
tui4

ju1

er4
线
xian4
to withdraw to the second line of duty / to resign from a leading post (and assume an advisory post)

ci2
退
tui4
to dismiss / to discharge / to fire

hou4
退
tui4
to recoil / to draw back / to fall back / to retreat

ji1
退
tui4
to beat back / to repel
退
tui4

chang3
to leave a place where some event is taking place / (of an actor) to exit / (sports) to leave the field / (of an audience) to leave
退
tui4

huo4
to return merchandise / to withdraw a product

bai4
退
tui4
to retreat in defeat

xiao1
退
tui4
to wane / to vanish gradually
退
tui4

huan2
to return (sth borrowed etc) / to send back / to refund / to rebate
退
tui4

ting2
to retire from the courtroom / to adjourn

jin4
退
tui4
to advance or retreat / knowing when to come and when to leave / a sense of propriety
退
tui4

huan4
to replace a purchase / to exchange a purchase
退
tui4

rang4
to move aside / to get out of the way / to back down / to concede

da2
退
tui4

tang2

gu3
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail
退
tui4

que4
to retreat / to shrink back

jian3
退
tui4
to ebb / to go down / to decline

yin3
退
tui4
to retire (from society, esp. from politics) / to vanish
退
tui4

suo1
to shrink back / to cower
退
tui4

piao4
bounce (a check) / ticket refund

gao4
退
tui4
to petition for retirement (old) / to ask for leave to withdraw / to ask to be excused
退
tui4

wei4
to abdicate

zao3
退
tui4
early retirement / to leave a meeting too early
退
tui4

shou3
to retreat and defend / to withdraw and maintain one's guard
退
tui4

shao1
to reduce fever

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