ban1 =
b + an1

surname Ban | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ban1 =
b + an1

team / class / squad / work shift / ranking / CL:個|个[ge4] / classifier for groups | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Martin Luther King (王) cloned himself to fight Beelzebub (b) in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). Both Martins are equipped with kitchen knife (刂), and Beelzebub has no chance against this unique team (班). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Stroke order

班 bw 84440551af509b8abe19f4b1b365247f98ad45e99f0562bdd3ab5b49fe651534 No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

b

Beelzebub - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


shang4

ban1
to go to work / to be on duty / to start work / to go to the office (HSK level 2)

hang2

ban1
scheduled flight / flight number / plane / scheduled sailing / sailing number / passenger ship (HSK level 4)

jia1

ban1
to work overtime (HSK level 4)

ban1

zhu3

ren4
teacher in charge of a class (HSK level 5)

zhi2

ban1
to work a shift / on duty (HSK level 6)

ban1

zhuo2

qin2
banjo (loanword)
西
xi1

ban1

ya2
Spain

xia4

ban1
to finish work / to get off work

bu4

li3

si1

ban1
Brisbane, capital of Queensland, Australia
西
xi1

ban1

ya2

yu3
Spanish language

ban1

jia1

luo2

er3
Bangalore, capital of southwest Indian state Karnataka 卡納塔克邦|卡纳塔克邦[Ka3 na4 ta3 ke4 bang1]

jiao1

ban1
to hand over to the next workshift

lun2

ban1
shift working

ban1

che1
regular bus (service)

ta3

li4

ban1
Taliban (Farsi: student), Afghan guerrilla faction

an4

bu4

jiu4

ban1
to follow the prescribed order; to keep to the working routine (idiom)

quan2

ban1
the whole class

ri4

ban1
day shift

yuan2

ban1

ren2

ma3
original cast / former team

zao3

ban1
early shift / morning work shift

jie1

ban1

ren2
successor

ban1

men2

nong4

fu3
to display one's slight skill before an expert (idiom)

ling3

ban1
supervisor / foreman / head waiter or waitress

tong2

ban1
to be in the same class / to be in the same squad / classmate

pei2

xun4

ban1
training class

lu3

ban1
Lu Ban, legendary master craftsman, called the father of Chinese carpentry

jiang3

xi2

ban1
instructional workshop

ban1

fang2
jail

bu3

xi2

ban1
cram class / cram school / evening classes

shang4

xia4

ban1
to start and finish work

ban1

ke4

si1
Banks (surname) / Banksy (UK artist)

jie1

ban1
to work one's shift / to succeed to a position / to take over a job (on the next shift) / to relieve sb as successor

shang4

ban1

zu2
office workers (as social group)

ban1

hui4
class meeting (in schools)

jiao1

jie1

ban1
to change shift

da4

ban1
tai-pan / business executive / foreign business manager / top class of kindergarten or school grade

san1

ban1

dao3
three-shift system (work rostering)

ban1

ji2
Bangui, capital of Central African Republic

ding3

ban1
to take over sb else's job / to substitute for

ye4

ban1
night shift

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