穿

穿
chuan1 =
chu + an1

to bore through / to pierce / to perforate / to penetrate / to pass through / to dress / to wear / to put on / to thread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 穿

In front of the Anchor Inn, Chantal Chicken set up a huge wisdom tooth. She is piercing and drilling a lot of holes into it, which in turns she paints with cave paintings. All of it is part of her current art performance. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


穿
=

+
ya2 =
y + a2

tooth / ivory / CL:顆|颗[ke1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: wisdom tooth. Maud Younger has a wisdom tooth removed just inside the entrance of the Adziogol lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


穿
=

+
xue2 =
xu + e2

cave / cavity / hole / acupuncture point / Taiwan pr. [xue4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes presents his newest piece of art: Cave paintings painted on a gigantic eight-ball. Somehow he managed to set it up inside the Erechtheions entrance. For his great artistic achievement, he gained a honorary doctor, and proudly wears his hard earned graduation cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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穿 has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

chu

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

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 穿

穿
chuan1

yue4
to pass through / to cross / to overcome (HSK level 6)
穿
chuan1

zhen1

yin3
线
xian4
lit. a leading-line to thread a needle (idiom); fig. a go-between

shi4
穿
chuan1
to try wearing clothes / fitting trial
穿
chuan1

dai4
to dress / clothing
穿
chuan1

zhuo2
attire / clothes / dress

guan4
穿
chuan1
to run through / a connecting thread from beginning to end / to link

heng2
穿
chuan1
to cross / to traverse
穿
chuan1

yi1
to wear clothes / clothing
穿
chuan1

xing2
to go through / to bore through / to push one's way through
穿
chuan1

kong3
to punch or bore a hole / to perforate / perforation
穿
chuan1

ci4
medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap) / body piercing / puncture

wang4

yan3

yu4
穿
chuan1
to anxiously await
穿
chuan1

xiao3

xie2
lit. to make sb wear tight shoes (idiom) / to make life difficult for sb

chai1
穿
chuan1
to expose / to unmask / to see through (a lie etc)

chuo1
穿
chuan1
to puncture / to lay bear or expose (lies etc)
穿
chuan1

shan1

jia3
pangolin (Manis pentadactylata) / scaly ant-eater

bai3

bu4
穿
chuan1

yang2
to shoot with great precision (idiom)

nai4
穿
chuan1
durable / proof against wear and tear

shen1
穿
chuan1
to wear / wearing (a uniform)
穿
chuan1

suo1
to travel back and forth / to shuttle

kan4
穿
chuan1
see through (a person, scheme, trick etc)
穿
chuan1

cha1
to insert / to take turns, alternate / to interweave / to interlace / subplot / interlude / episode / (military) to thrust deep into the enemy forces
穿
chuan1

tou4
to penetrate

jie1
穿
chuan1
to expose / to uncover
穿
chuan1

guo4
to pass through

di1

shui3
穿
chuan1

shi2
dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom); constant perseverance yields success / You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up. / Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
穿
chuan1

zhuo2

da3

ban4
style of dress / one's appearance
穿
chuan1

zhuo2

jiang3

jiu5
smart clothes / particular about one's dress
穿
chuan1

tou4

fu2

she4
penetrating radiation

luan4
穿
chuan1

ma3

lu4
to jaywalk
穿
chuan1

zhen1

zou3
线
xian4
thread a needle
穿
chuan1

zao2
to bore a hole / to give a forced interpretation
穿
chuan1

zao2

fu4

hui4
to give a forced interpretation (idiom) / to draw far-fetched analogies
穿
chuan1

ma3

lu4
to cross (a street)

yang2

shui3
穿
chuan1

ci4
amniocentesis (used in Taiwan)

yang2

mo2
穿
chuan1

ci4

shu4
amniocentesis

lin2

ke3
穿
chuan1

jing3
lit. face thirst and dig a well (idiom); fig. not to make adequate provision / to act when it is too late

ma3

wei3
穿
chuan1

dou4

fu5

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ti2

bu5

qi3

lai5
lit. like tofu strung on horsetail, you can't lift it / fig. let's not talk of this (pun on 提[ti2])

dian3
穿
chuan1
to lay bare in a few words / to expose with a word
穿
chuan1

jin1

dai4

yin2
richly bedecked / dripping with gold and silver (idiom)

Example sentences for 穿

穿  
this - is - official - clothes - not - can - not - wear
These are the official clothes, you have to wear them

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