yi4 =
y + Ø4

Italy / Italian / abbr. for 意大利[Yi4 da4 li4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yi4 =
y + Ø4

idea / meaning / thought / to think / wish / desire / intention / to expect / to anticipate | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger had a desire for new loudspeakers ever since she boarded the space station. Today she wants to anticipate what will be in the next supply shipment, so in the bathroom she stares into her crystal ball, and indeed sees the desired loudspeakers. She falls in love instantly, feeling her heart pounding heavily. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

heart / mind / intention / center / core / CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) uses a shovel (乚) to dig a hole in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She wants to bury her heart (心). To the side are three petal leaves (丶)e, with which she wants to cover it afterwards. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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yin1 =
y + (e)n1

sound / noise / note (of musical scale) / tone / news / syllable / reading (phonetic value of a character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a loudspeaker. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger and the Sun opened a pop-up store in front of the Forbidden City. They sell vases and advertise them using loudspeakers, playing loud music and dancing to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, 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, 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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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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,
about 3 years ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

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

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - 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,
about 3 years ago

Words with


yi4

si5
idea / opinion / meaning / wish / desire / interest / fun / token of appreciation, affection etc / CL:個|个[ge4] / to give as a small token / to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc (HSK level 2)

yuan4

yi4
to wish / to want / ready / willing (to do sth) (HSK level 3)

zhu4

yi4
to take note of / to pay attention to (HSK level 3)

tong2

yi4
to agree / to consent / to approve (HSK level 3)

man3

yi4
satisfied / pleased / to one's satisfaction (HSK level 3)

zhu3

yi5
plan / idea / decision / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

yi4

jian4
idea / opinion / suggestion / objection / complaint / CL:點|点[dian3],條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 4)

de2

yi4
proud of oneself / pleased with oneself / complacent (HSK level 4)

gu4

yi4
deliberately / on purpose (HSK level 4)

zuo4

sheng1

yi4
to do business (HSK level 4)

bu4

hao3

yi4

si5
to feel embarrassed / to find it embarrassing / to be sorry (for inconveniencing sb) (HSK level 5)

yi4

yi4
sense / meaning / significance / importance / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yi4

wai4
unexpected / accident / mishap / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

te4

yi4
specially / intentionally (HSK level 5)

da4

yi4
general idea / main idea (HSK level 6)

da4

yi5
careless (HSK level 6)

zai4

yi4
to care about / to mind (HSK level 6)

sui2

yi4
as one wishes / according to one's wishes / at will / voluntary / conscious (HSK level 6)

shi4

yi4
to hint / to indicate (an idea to sb) (HSK level 6)

yi4

zhi4
will / willpower / determination / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

yi4

xiang4
intention / purpose / intent / inclination / disposition (HSK level 6)

yi4

shi2
consciousness / awareness / to be aware / to realize (HSK level 6)

yi4

tu2
intent / intention / intend / schematic diagram (HSK level 6)

yi4

wei4

zhe5
to signify / to mean / to imply (HSK level 6)

ren4

yi4
arbitrary / at will / at random (HSK level 6)

le4

yi4
to be willing to do sth / to be ready to do sth / to be happy to do sth / content / satisfied (HSK level 6)

chen4

xin1

ru2

yi4
after one's heart (idiom); gratifying and satisfactory / everything one could wish (HSK level 6)

yi4

liao4
to anticipate / to expect (HSK level 6)

wan2

yi4

r5
erhua variant of 玩意[wan2 yi4] (HSK level 6)

xiao3

yi4

si5
small token / mere trifle (used of one's gifts)

ru2

yi4
as one wants / according to one's wishes

yin3

ren2

zhu4

yi4
to attract attention / eye-catching / conspicuous

xie4

yi4
gratitude / thanks

xiao4

yi4
smiling expression

zhi4

yi4
to send one's greetings / to send best regards / to devote attention to

yi4

wei4
meaning / implication / flavor / overtone

qie4

yi4
satisfied / pleased / contented

yuan2

yi4
original meaning / original intention

ren4

yi4

qiu2
free kick

sheng1

yi5

jing1
knack of doing business / business sense

Example sentences for

 
As one wants - golden cudgel - weight - three - 10000 - six - 1000 - catty
The golden cudgel which follows your will; weights 36000 half-kilograms
 
become a government employee - have - what - fun
Why should I become a government employee?
 
I - present - Jade Emperor - decree - invite - he - go to heaven
I present the Jade Emperor's decree to invite him to come to heaven
 
you - will - morning and evening - guard - strictly - control - must not - careless
You must keep a close eye on him, don't be careless

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