ye2 =
y + e2

grandpa / old gentleman | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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fu4 =
fu + Ø4

father | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Father Time. Father Time is trying to cut an eight ball with pliers. Besides, he looks like he has just bitten in a lemon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ye1 =
y + e1

(phonetic ye) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ye2 =
y + e2

interrogative particle (classical) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ye5 =
y + e5

final particle indicating enthusiasm etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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er3 =
Ø + Ø3

ear / handle (archaeology) / and that is all (classical Chinese) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It ist what it looks like: an ear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

y

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ye2

ye5
(coll.) father's father / paternal grandfather / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

lao3

ye5
(respectful) lord / master / (coll.) maternal grandfather

gu1

ye5
son-in-law (used by wife's family) / uncle (husband of father's sister)

lao3

tian1

ye2
God / Heavens

lao3

ye2

ye5
(coll.) father's father's father / paternal great-grandfather

ye2

men5
menfolk (collective term for men of different generations) / husbands and their fathers etc

cai2

shen2

ye2
god of wealth / very wealthy man

lao3

da4

ye2
uncle / grandpa / CL:位[wei4]

lao3

ye5

che1
classic car

lao3

fo2

ye2
title of respect for the queen mother or the emperor's father / nickname for Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后[Ci2 xi3 Tai4 hou4]

yan2

wang2

ye2
same as 閻羅王|阎罗王 / Yama, King of Hell / translation of Sanskrit: Yama Raja

lao3

ye5
maternal grandfather (dialectal)

shao4

ye5
son of the boss / young master of the house / your son (honorific)

da4

ye5
(coll.) father's older brother / uncle / term of respect for older man

da4

ye2
arrogant idler / self-centred show-off

dao3

ye2
profiteer / wheeler dealer / tradesman who buys low and sell high

wang2

ye5
prince / marquis / nobleman

fo2

ye5
Buddha (term of respect for Sakyamuni 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼[Shi4 jia1 mou2 ni2]) / His Holiness (refers to a Buddhist grandee) / Buddha / God / emperor / in late Qing court, refers exclusively to Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后[Ci2 xi3 Tai4 hou4]

zao4

wang2

ye2
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen / also written 灶神

wai4

ye5
(dialect) maternal grandfather

tian1

lao3

ye5
see 老天爺|老天爷[lao3 tian1 ye2]

tai4

ye2
(respectful for) one's grandfather / sb's father / older people / the head of the house (used by servants) / a district magistrate

guan1

lao3

ye5
nickname for official

jia1

ye2
(old) a term servants used to refer to their master

qi1

ye2

ba1

ye2
see 黑白無常|黑白无常[Hei1 Bai2 Wu2 chang2]

ban3

r5

ye2
(coll.) pedicab driver

kan3

ye2
big talker

ye2

men5

r5
erhua variant of 爺們|爷们[ye2 men5]

kong1

zhong1

shao4

ye5
airline steward

lao3

tai4

ye2
elderly gentleman (respectful) / esteemed father

lao3

ye5

ling3
Chinese name for Sichote-Alin mountain range in Russia's Primorsky Krai around Vladivostok

bang3

ye2
topless guy (man who, in a public place, is not wearing a shirt)

qing1

tian1

da4

lao3

ye5
(coll.) just and incorruptible official

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