dan1 =
d + an1

bill / list / form / single / only / sole / odd number / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Anchor Inn there are many, really a field of crosses because Don Quixote killed so many people on his crusades. Today is his judgement day: a mean crocodile reads the list of his victims to him, and Don Quixote is really 不好意思. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


shan4 =
sh + an4

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 4 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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tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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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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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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jian3

dan1
simple / not complicated (HSK level 3)

cai4

dan1
menu / CL:份[fen4],張|张[zhang1] (HSK level 3)

gu1

dan1
lone / lonely / loneliness (HSK level 4)

dan1

diao4
monotonous (HSK level 5)

dan1

wei4
a unit / unit (of measure) / work unit (one's workplace) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

dan1

chun2
simple / pure / unsophisticated / merely / purely (HSK level 5)

dan1

du2
alone / by oneself / on one's own (HSK level 5)

dan1

yuan2
unit / entrance number / staircase (for residential buildings) (HSK level 5)

chuang2

dan1
bed sheet / CL:條|条[tiao2],件[jian4],張|张[zhang1],床[chuang2] (HSK level 6)

chuan2

dan1
leaflet / flier / pamphlet (HSK level 6)

hei1

ming2

dan1
blacklist / list of proscribed people (books etc)

cheng2

ji4

dan1
school report or transcript

bu4

dan1
not the only / not merely / not simply

dan1

huang2

guan3
clarinet

dan1

dao1

zhi2

ru4
to get straight to the point (idiom)

dan1

gang4
bar / bold line / horizontal bar (gymnastics event)

dan1

xiang4
single-item

bao3

dan1
guarantee slip

dan1

qin1
single parent

cun2

kuan3

dan1
certificate of deposit

dan1

ren2

chuang2
single bed / CL:張|张[zhang1]

dan1

qiang1

pi3

ma3
lit. single spear and horse (idiom); fig. single handed / unaccompanied

dan1

yi1
single / only / sole

qing1

dan1
list of items

dan1

se4
monochrome / monochromatic / black and white

tong1

zhi1

dan1
notification / notice / ticket / receipt

dan1

zi4
single Chinese character / word (in a foreign language)

dan1

fang1
unilateral / one-sided / home remedy / folk prescription(same as 丹方) / single-drug prescription (same as 奇方[ji1 fang1], one of the seven kinds of prescriptions of Chinese medicine 七方[qi1 fang1]) / metaphorically. a good solution

dan1

cheng2
one way (ticket)

ti2

huo4

dan1
bill of lading

dan1

ji2
unipolar / monopole (physics)

dan1

jia4
price of item

dan1

zi3
the only son of a family / (functional programming or philosophy) monad

dan1

zi5
list of items / bill / form / bedsheet

bei4

dan1
(bed) sheet / envelope for a padded coverlet / CL:床[chuang2]

bao3

xian3

dan1
an insurance policy

zhang4

dan1
bill

dan1

da3
singles (in sports) / CL:場|场[chang3]

jian3

dan1

hua4
simplification / to simplify

dan1

bai3
simple pendulum (physics)

Example sentences for

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