yu4 =
yu + Ø4

prison | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite (yu) opened an animal shelter in the space station's bathroom (Ø4), and she put up an advertisement column (讠) with the faces of her dachshund (犭) and her Saint Bernard dog (犬). For the dogs however the animal shelter is more like a prison (狱) because they are kept in small cages. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 2 days ago | add a painting



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quan3 =
qu + an3

dog, same as 犬 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Cupid takes his dachshund out for a walk to the Anchor Inn, where he has a drink with his dachshund. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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quan3 =
qu + an3

dog | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Cupid wants to play fetch with the Saint Bernard dog in Anchor Inn and throws a petal leaf over his head, but the dog just continues sleeping. Much to Cupid's surprise though, a big robot happily leaps after the petal leaf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Looks like a Saint Bernard dog with only one eye. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


jian1

yu4
prison (HSK level 6)

yue4

yu4

fan4
escaped prisoner

lian4

yu4
purgatory

jie2

yu4
to break into jail / to forcibly release prisoners

yuan1

yu4
unjust charge or verdict / miscarriage of justice / frame-up

chu1

yu4
to be released from prison

yue4

yu4
to break out of prison / to jailbreak (an iOS device etc)

ru4

yu4
to go to jail / to be sent to prison

ren2

jian1

di4

yu4
hell on earth (idiom); suffering the torments of Buddhist hell while still alive / fig. having an uncomfortable time

yu4

zu2
jailer (old)

di4

yu4
hell / infernal / underworld

lang2

dang1

ru4

yu4
lit. to get shackled and thrown in jail (idiom) / fig. to be put behind bars / to get jailed

lao2

yu4
prison

xia4

yu4
to imprison

yi2

yu4
a hard legal case to judge

wen2

zi4

yu4
literary inquisition / official persecution of intellectuals for their writing

da4

yu4
jail / prison

shen1

xian4

lao2

yu4
to go to prison / to be imprisoned

tao2

yu4
to escape (from prison) / to jump bail

shi4

fang4

chu1

yu4
to release from jail

a1

bi2

di4

yu4
Ceaseless pain (Sanskrit: Avici), one of the Buddhist hells / fig. hell / hell on earth

fu2

dong4

di4

yu4
floating hell / slave ships

dian3

yu4

zhang3
warden

duan4

yu4
to pass judgement on a legal case

lao2

yu4

zhi1

zai1
imprisonment

yu4

li4
prison guard / jailer (old)

hua4

di4

wei2

yu4
see 畫地為牢|画地为牢[hua4 di4 wei2 lao2]

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