li3 =
li + Ø3

texture / grain (of wood) / inner essence / intrinsic order / reason / logic / truth / science / natural science (esp. physics) / to manage / to pay attention to / to run (affairs) / to handle / to put in order / to tidy up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao and Martin Luther King have the mission to find out the intrinsic order and inner essence of sunflowers in the space station. They grow a few sunflowers and care for them very meticulously, talking to them and everything. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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,
over 2 years ago


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li3 =
li + Ø3

lining / interior / inside / internal / also written 裡|里[li3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sunflower.

Li Qingzhao wants to put up a field (田) inside (里) the space station (Ø3). First she puts some earth (土) here and there, and then she plants lots of sunflowers (里). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


li3 =
li + Ø3

Li (surname) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li3 =
li + Ø3

li (Chinese mile) / 500 meters (modern) / home / hometown / village / neighborhood / administrative unit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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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HSK level: 3

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


jing1

li3
manager / director / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 3)

zheng3

li3
to arrange / to tidy up / to sort out / to straighten out / to list systematically / to collate (data, files) / to pack (luggage) (HSK level 4)

li3

xiang3
a dream / an ideal / perfection / ideal / perfect / desirable / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

li3

jie3
to comprehend / to understand / comprehension / understanding (HSK level 4)

li3

fa4
a barber / hairdressing (HSK level 4)

guan3

li3
to supervise / to manage / to administer / management / administration / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

he2

li3
rational / reasonable / fair (HSK level 5)

chu3

li3
to handle / to treat / to deal with / to process / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wu4

li3
physics / physical (HSK level 5)

zhen1

li3
truth / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

li3

you2
reason / grounds / justification / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

xin1

li3
mental / psychological (HSK level 5)

zong3

li3
premier / prime minister / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 5)

di4

li3
geography (HSK level 5)

dao4

li5
reason / argument / sense / principle / basis / justification / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

li3

lun4
theory / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ban4

li3
to handle / to transact / to conduct (HSK level 5)

zhu4

li3
assistant (HSK level 6)

qing2

li3
reason / sense (HSK level 6)

li3

cai3
to heed / to pay attention to (HSK level 6)

wu2

li3

qu3

nao4
to make trouble without reason (idiom); to be deliberately provocative (HSK level 6)

li3

zhi4
reason / intellect / rationality / rational (HSK level 6)

tiao2

li3
arrangement / order / tidiness (HSK level 6)

xiu1

li3
to repair / to perform maintenance / to overhaul / to fix / to prune / to trim / (coll.) to sort sb out / to fix sb (HSK level 6)

dai4

li3
to act on behalf of sb in a responsible position / to act as an agent or proxy / surrogate (HSK level 6)

zhi4

li3
to govern / to administer / to manage / to control / governance (HSK level 6)

li3

zhi2

qi4

zhuang4
in the right and self-confident (idiom); bold and confident with justice on one's side / to have the courage of one's convictions / just and forceful (HSK level 6)

sheng1

li3
physiology (HSK level 6)

li3

suo3

dang1

ran2
as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of course / inevitable and right (HSK level 6)

shen3

li3
to hear (a case) (HSK level 6)

tui1

li3
reasoning / speculative / inference (HSK level 6)

yuan2

li3
principle / theory (HSK level 6)

qing1

li3
to clear up / to tidy up / to dispose of (HSK level 6)

qi3

you3

ci3

li3
how can this be so? (idiom); preposterous / ridiculous / absurd (HSK level 6)

chang2

li3
common sense / conventional reasoning and morals

da4

li3

shi2
marble

li3

jie3

li4
ability to grasp ideas / understanding

an4

li3
according to reason / in the ordinary course of events / normally

man2

bu4

jiang3

li3
capricious muleheadedness

zhi4

zhi1

bu4

li3
to pay no heed to (idiom) / to ignore / to brush aside

Example sentences for

 
rude - unreasonable - big - havoc - dragon palace
Without any reason running amok and causing havoc in the dragon palace
 
what - general - horse - general cow - not - go - care - he
Who, General Horse, General Cow? I do not care
 
small - deity - should - accompany
This small deity should keep you company
 
that - Sun Wukong - good - born - irrational
That Sun Wukong is so evil

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