te4 =
t + e4

special / unique / distinguished / especially / unusual / very | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh has a very special mount: In contrast to the other Indians he rides a bull. Moreover, the bull is so special that it meditates in front of the Buddhist shrine in the Erechtheion's bathroom together with Tecumseh. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
si4 =
s + Ø4

Buddhist temple / mosque / government office (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Socrates built a Buddhist temple in the space station's bathroom. To protect it from being destroyed while floating around in zero gravity, he built a protective frame made out of mud around it. After finishing it he inspects it and thinks "thumbs up", because he is proud of his work. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


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



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+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
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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+
cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+

+
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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+

+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+

+
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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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



=
𠂉
+
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



=
𠂉
+
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


=

+
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


=

+
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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
e4

In the Erechtheion's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


te4

bie2
especially / special / particular / unusual (HSK level 3)

te4

dian3
characteristic (feature) / trait / feature / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

du2

te4
unique / distinct / having special characteristics (HSK level 5)

te4

zheng1
characteristic / diagnostic property / distinctive feature / trait (HSK level 5)

te4

yi4
specially / intentionally (HSK level 5)

te4

shu1
special / particular / unusual / extraordinary (HSK level 5)

te4

ding4
special / specific / designated / particular (HSK level 6)

te4

se4
characteristic / distinguishing feature or quality (HSK level 6)

te4

chang2
personal strength / one's special ability or strong points (HSK level 6)

te4

you3
specific (to) / characteristic (of) / distinctive

si1

te4

la1

si1

bao3
Strasbourg
鹿
lu4

te4

dan1
Rotterdam, port city in the Netherlands

te4

si1

la1
Tesla (unit) / Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Serbian inventor and engineer

mo4

zha1

te4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Austrian composer

te4

she4
amnesty

pu3

lu3

si1

te4
Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French author

la1

fei3

te4
Lafayette

xi1

er3

bo2

te4
David Hilbert (1862-1943), German mathematician

te4

lun2

dun4
Trenton, capital of New Jersey

te4

deng3
special grade / top quality

te4

xing4
property / characteristic

fu2

si1

te4
Foster or Forster (name) / Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864), American composer

ke4

li4

ao4

pei4

te4

la1
Cleopatra (c. 70-30 BC), queen of Egypt

wa3

er3

te4
Walter

tu3

te4

chan3
local specialty

te4

xu3

quan2
patent / franchise / concession

ying1

te4

er3
Intel

te4

xu3
license / licensed / concession / concessionary

te4

wu5
special assignment (military) / special agent / operative / spy

te4

jia4
special price

kai3

te4
Kate (name)

sha1

te4

lu3
Châteauroux / Chateauroux (French town)

yin1

te4

wang3
Internet

wo4

te4

sen1
Watson (name)

si1

tu2

jia1

te4
Stuttgart city in southwest Germany and capital of Baden-Württemberg 巴登・符騰堡州|巴登・符腾堡州[Ba1 deng1 · Fu2 teng2 bao3 zhou1]

lai4

te4
Wright (name)

wei2

te4

gen1

si1

tan3
Wittgenstein (name)

la1

ba1

te4
Rabat, capital of Morocco

ka3

te4

er3
cartel (loanword)

wen1

qie1

si1

te4
Winchester (town in south England, capital of former kingdom of Wessex)

Example sentences for

使  
Specially - come - here - towards - you - borrow - to use
So I came here especially to borrow one from you
 
special - come - invite - you
Especially to come and invite you

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