xian4 =
xi + an4

to offer / to present / to dedicate / to donate / to show / to put on display / worthy person (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Saint Bernard dog (犬) is out of blood to bring to severe emergency spots, so Marie Curie (xi) volunteered to donate (献) blood in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). To make her feel comfortable, the Saint Bernard dog set up a palm (南) from the south pacific. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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nan2 =
n + an2

surname Nan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

nan2 =
n + an2

south | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a palm tree (palms are only found in the south) - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Napoleon and the mean crocodile met just inside the Anchor Inn to discuss a secret plan. The mean crocodile found a map which leads to a treasure of dried fruits. Napoleon and the mean crocodile agree to follow the map and claim the dried fruits, but each of them has his own secret agenda: Napoleon wants to claim the land and put up his big cross, and the crocodile just wants to relax under a palm tree. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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, over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, over 3 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, over 3 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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+

+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 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, over 3 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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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


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+

+
ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+

+
gan1 =
g + an1

surname Gan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan1 =
g + an1

dry / clean / in vain / dried food / foster / adoptive / to ignore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is drying his clothes in front of Anchor Inn. He hangs them on a large construction made from a cross and a flute. Waiting for his clothes to dry, he heats some dried fruits. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


gan1 =
g + an1

to concern / to interfere / shield / stem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gan4 =
g + an4

tree trunk / main part of sth / to manage / to work / to do / capable / cadre / to kill (slang) / to fuck (vulgar) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes is doing some workout in the Anchor Inn's bathroom. He's lifting a flute in the one hand and a cross in the other. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


Looks like a Saint Bernard dog with only one eye. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
over 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
+
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,
over 3 years ago


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丿
+
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 the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


gong4

xian4
to contribute / to dedicate / to devote / contribution / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wen2

xian4
document (HSK level 6)

feng4

xian4
to consecrate / to dedicate / to devote (HSK level 6)

xian4

hua1
to offer flowers / to lay flowers (as a memorial)

xian4

xue4
to donate blood

xian4

yin1

qin2
to be particularly attentive to (an attractive young lady or man etc) / to fawn upon (an influential politician etc) / to court sb's favor / to ingratiate oneself

juan1

xian4
to donate / to contribute / donation / contribution

xian4

bao3
to present a treasure / to offer a valuable piece of advice / to show off what one treasures

xian4

ji4
to offer advice / to make a suggestion

xian4

xue4

zhe3
blood donor

xian4

shen1
to commit one's energy to / to devote oneself to / to sacrifice one's life for

cheng2

xian4
to present respectfully

xian4

mei4
to ingratiate oneself with / to pander to

xian4

ci2
congratulatory message

zhang1

xian4

zhong1
Zhang Xianzhong (1606-1647), leader of a late-Ming peasant revolt

qi4

guan1

juan1

xian4

zhe3
organ donor

xian4

shang4
to offer to God

xian4

chu1
to offer / to give (as tribute) / to devote (one's life) / to sacrifice (oneself)

xian4

ji4
to offer sacrifice

xian4

ce4
to offer advice / to make a suggestion

xian4

xian4
Xian county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州[Cang1 zhou1], Hebei

xian4

jin1
to donate money / (monetary) contribution

can1

kao3

wen2

xian4
cited material / reference (to the literature) / bibliography

li3

lun4

gong4

xian4
theoretical contribution

gong4

xian4

zhe3
contributor / benefactor

jin4

xian4
to offer as tribute

zhuo2

xian4
to honor a deity with wine

zhong4

da4

gong4

xian4
important contribution / major role

jie4

hua1

xian4

fo2
lit. presenting the Buddha with borrowed flowers (idiom); fig. to win favor or influence using sb else's property / plagiarism

gong1

xian4
a contribution

wu2

shi4

xian4

yin1

qin2

,

fei1

jian1

ji2

dao4
one who is unaccountably solicitous is hiding evil intentions (idiom)

shi2

yi1

feng4

xian4
tithing

han4

xian4

di4
Emperor Xian of Han (181-234), the final Han emperor, set up by Dong Zhuo 董卓, reigned 189-220, forced to abdicate 220 by Cao Pi 曹丕

wen2

xian4

xue2
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