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, about 3 years 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, 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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

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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


yi4

li3
doctrine (esp. religious) / argumentation (in a speech or essay)

zhai2

li3

si1
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935), British diplomat and linguist, contributor to the Wade-Giles Chinese romanization system

lian2

he2

guo2

an1

quan2

li3

shi4

hui4
United Nations Security Council

lian2

ji1

fen1

xi1

chu3

li3
online analysis processing OLAP

ting1

li4

li3

jie3
listening comprehension

mai4

lun2

li3

lun4
theory of Chakra in Indian yoga and Tibetan Buddhism

zi4

bei1

xin1

li3
sense of inferiority / inferiority complex

zi4

zhi1

li3

kui1
to know that one is in the wrong (idiom)

hua2

nan2

li3

gong1

da4

xue2
South China University of Technology

hua2

dong1

li3

gong1

da4

xue2
East China University of Science and Technology

su1

li2

shi4

lian2

bang1

li3

gong1

xue2

yuan4
Eidgenössische technische Hochschule ETFH Zürich, a university

chu3

li3

neng2

li4
processing capability / throughput

man2

heng2

wu2

li2
rude and unreasonable

xing2

zheng4

guan3

li3
administration / administrative management

wei4

li3

gong1

hui4
Methodists

heng2

qing2

zhuo2

li3
to weight the matter and deliberate the reason (idiom); to weigh and consider / to deliberate

fu4

za2

du4

li3

lun4
complexity theory (math.)

gui1

fan4

li3

lun4
Standard Model (of particle physics)

jie3

li3
cleavage (splitting of minerals such as slate along planes)

jie3

li3

fang1

xiang4
direction of cleavage (e.g. of slate)

jie3

li3

mian4
cleavage plane (e.g. of slate)

ren4

si3

li3

r5
erhua variant of 認死理|认死理[ren4 si3 li3]

ren4

zhi1

shen2

jing1

xin1

li3

xue2
cognitive neuropsychology

lun4

li3

xue2
logic

nuo4

bei4

er3

wu4

li3

xue2

jiang3
Nobel Prize in Physics

hu4

li3

xue2
nursing

bian4

fen1

yuan2

li3
variational principle (physics)

fei4

er3

ma3

da4

ding4

li3
Fermat's last theorem

zhi4

liang4

guan3

li3
quality management

chao1

xian2

li3

lun4
(super-) string theory

chao1

wu4

li3
surpassing the physical world / metaphysical

zhao4

shu4

li3
Zhao Shuli (1906-1970), proletarian novelist

shu1

li3
to be in the wrong

ni4

ding4

li3
converse theorem (math.)

wei2

tian1

hai4

li3
lit. violating heaven and reason (idiom); immoral character

wei2

tian1

ni4

li3
lit. violating heaven and reason (idiom); immoral character

yuan3

da4

li3

xiang3
lofty ideal

deng4

xiao3

ping2

li3

lun4
Deng Xiaoping Theory / Dengism / the foundation of PRC economic development after the cultural revolution, building the capitalist economy within Chinese communist party control

zhuo2

qing2

chu3

li3
see 酌情辦理|酌情办理[zhuo2 qing2 ban4 li3]

zhuo2

qing2

ban4

li3
to act after full consideration of the actual situation

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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