qian1 =
qi + an1

to pull (an animal on a tether) / to lead along / to hold hands | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts (qi) likes surfing, but there is no water in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). She doesn't care though, she just has the robot (大) and the bull (牛) pull her on a tether (牵) while she is surfing on a cooking top (冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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, almost 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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niu2 =
ni + ou2

surname Niu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

niu2 =
ni + ou2

ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / (slang) awesome | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bull has been locked to a big cross just inside the Louvre's entrance, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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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, 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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HSK level: 5

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


qian1

zhi4
to control / to curb / to restrict / to impede / to pin down (enemy troops) (HSK level 6)

qian1

che3
to involve / to implicate (HSK level 6)

hun2

qian1

meng4

ying2
to miss / to yearn day and night

qian1

gua4
to worry about / to be concerned about

qian1

dong4
to affect / to produce a change in sth

qian1

tou2
to lead (an animal by the head) / to take the lead / to coordinate (a combined operation) / to mediate / a go-between (e.g. marriage broker)

qian1

qiang3

fu4

hui4
far-fetched and hard to believe (idiom)

qian1

yin3

li4
motive force / traction

qian1

qiang3
far-fetched / implausible (chain of reasoning)

qian1

yin3
to pull / to draw (a cart) / to tow

shun4

shou3

qian1

yang2
lit. to lead away a goat in passing (idiom); to steal sth under cover of an emergency / to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain

qian1

niu2
morning glory (Pharbitis nil)

qian1

niu2
Altair (star) / Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女

qian1

she4
to involve / implicated

qian1

niu2

hua1
white-edged morning glory

qian1

lian2
to implicate / implicated / to link together

qian1
线
xian4
to pull strings / to manipulate (a puppet) / to control from behind the scene / to mediate

qian1

jiu4
to concede / to give up

qian1

lei4
to weigh down / tied down (by affairs)

qian1

niu2

xing1
Altair (star) / Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女

qian1

she4

dao4
to involve / to drag in

qian1

niu2

shu3
Pharbitis, genus of herbaceous plants including Morning glory 牽牛|牵牛 (Pharbitis nil)

qian1

ban4
to bind / to yoke / to impede

qian1
线
xian4

ren2
a controller

qian1

sheng2
tow rope

qian1

chan2
to involve / to entangle sb

qian1

yang2

dan1

jiu3
pulling a lamb and bringing wine on a carrying pole (idiom); fig. to offer elaborate congratulations / to kill the fatted calf

qian1

lian2
variant of 牽連|牵连[qian1 lian2]

qian1

chang2

gua4

du4
deeply worried (idiom); to feel anxious

qian1

zhe5

bi2

zi5

zou3
to lead by the nose

qian1

shou3
to hold hands

qian1

fu2
to lead

qian1

xin1
to worry / concerned

qian1

yin3

che1
tractor

qian1

yi1

fa4

er2

dong4

quan2

shen1
lit. pull one hair and the whole body moves / fig. a slight change will affect everything else / the butterfly effect

qian1

ji4
to feel anxious about sth / unable to stop thinking about sth / to miss

qian1

ma3

dao4

he2

yi4

,

qiang2

ma3

yin3

shui3

nan2
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. (idiom)

shou3

qian1

shou3
hand in hand

wu2

qian1

wu2

gua4
to have no cares / to be carefree

ju1

qian1
restrained / confined

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