cai1 =
c + ai1

to guess | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The dachshund (犭) is sitting in a fisher boat and floating over the water of the fountain of youth (青) in front of the palace (ai1) as he notices a person floating towards him on a raft made of branches. He closely watches the person, the exclaims: “我猜到你是谁了!”“你猜到我是谁了?”“你是楚霸王 (c)!” - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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qing1 =
qi + (e)ng1

nature's color / green or blue / greenish black / youth / young (of people) / abbr. for Qinghai province 青海 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cyan-colored fountain of youth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


The moon opened a very profitable start-up in front of Stonehenge. He put up a fountain of youth and--wearing a fancy headdress--charges the Queen of Hearts a fortune for drinking from the fountain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

component in Chinese characters, occurring in 青, 毒, 素 etc / see also 青字頭|青字头[qing1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a fancy headdress. The bachelor wears a really heavy headdress. He doesn't know it's full of mud. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, 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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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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, 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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+
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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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, 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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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jing4

cai1
quiz

cai1

zhong4
to guess correctly / to figure out the right answer

cai1

yi2
to suspect / to have misgivings / suspicious / misgivings

cai1

ce4
to guess / to conjecture / to surmise

xia1

cai1
to make a wild guess / blind guess

cai1

xiang3
to guess / to conjecture / to suppose / to suspect

cai1

ji4
to be suspicious and jealous of

cai1

quan2
a finger-guessing game / Morra / rock-paper-scissors game

liang3

xiao3

wu2

cai1
innocent playmates

cai1

mi2

r5
guess a riddle / guess

ge1

de2

ba1

he4

cai1

xiang3
the Goldbach conjecture in number theory

xian2

cai1
suspicion

wu2

cai1
unsuspecting / innocent and without apprehension

cai1

bu5

tou4
to be unable to guess or make out

cai1

duo2
to surmise / to conjecture

cai1

de5

tou4
to have sufficient insight to perceive / to suspect that ...

cai1

mei2
drinking game where one has to guess the number of small objects in the other player's closed hand

Example sentences for

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