tong4 =
tu + (e)ng4

ache / pain / sorrow / deeply / thoroughly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle has a terrible disease. In Stonehenge's bathroom, he discovered by looking into a mirror that he has a very colorful rash. He also has a terrible headache, just as if someone were to let yongzhong bells ring right next to his head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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tong3 =
tu + (e)ng3

variant of 桶[tong3], bucket / (classifier) cubic dry measure (5 pecks 五斗, approx half-liter) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yong3 =
yu + (e)ng3

the Yongjiang river 甬江[Yong3 jiang1] through Ningbo 寧波|宁波[Ning2 bo1] / abbr. for Ningbo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yong3 =
yu + (e)ng3

path screened by walls on both sides | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: The path screened by walls to both sides could be the grave of Marquis Yi of Zeng. In his grave, a massive set of 64 bianzhong bells was found, of which 45 were 甬钟 bells. Thus, I'm going to represent 甬 by one of these yongzhong bells. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Inside of Stonehenge, Aphrodite wanted to learn how to box. She made the right choice to wear boxing gloves, but as she had no punchbag she used a 甬钟. Like a boss she entered the ring through a path screened by walls on both sides. Unfortunately after her first punch she already had to use the first aid kit, because the bell was way too hard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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yong4 =
yu + (e)ng4

to use / to employ / to have to / to eat or drink / expense or outlay / usefulness / hence / therefore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a first aid kit. Can you see the cross on the container? - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Aphrodite hurt her leg when she slipped in Stonehenge's bathroom. The moon helps her to splint her leg using the bathroom's first aid kit and a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - 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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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - 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,
almost 3 years ago


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ne4 =
n + e4

sick / sickness / Kang Xi radical 104 / also pr. [chuang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Napoleon started a war, and his first act is to parachute into the Erechtheion's bathroom, wearing his military beret and all. He's lucky to have landed in the bathroom because unfortunately he's sick, with a colorful rash all about his skin and the urge to puke. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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广
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,
almost 3 years ago


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广
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


广
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丿
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,
almost 3 years ago

广
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

tu

Tommy Turtle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


tong4

ku3
pain / suffering / painful / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

tong4

kuai4
overjoyed / delighted / happily / heartily / enjoying / also pr. [tong4 kuai5] (HSK level 5)

tong4

chu3
pain / anguish / suffering

tong4

ma4
to bawl out / to reprimand severely

ya2

tong4
toothache

tong4

gai3

qian2

fei1
completely correcting one's former misdeeds (idiom); to repent past mistakes and turn over a new leaf / a reformed character

tong4

bu4

yu4

sheng1
to be so in pain as to not want to live / to be so grieved as to wish one were dead

tong4

da3
to beat sb soundly

tong4

xin1

ji2

shou3
bitter and hateful (idiom) / to grieve and lament (over sth)

tong4

xi1
to lament

bu4

tong4

bu4

yang3
lit. doesn't hurt, doesn't tickle (idiom); sth is wrong, but not quite sure what / fig. not getting to any matter of substance / scratching the surface / superficial / perfunctory

tong4

ku1
to cry bitterly

bing4

tong4
slight illness / indisposition / ailment

teng2

tong4
pain / ache / sore

ai1

tong4
to grieve / to mourn / deep sorrow / grief

bao4

tou2

tong4

ku1
to weep disconsolately / to cry on each other's shoulder

tong4

xin1
grieved / pained

can3

tong4
bitter / painful / deeply distressed

zhi3

tong4
to relieve pain / to stop pain / analgesic

tong4

chu4
sore spot / place that hurts

qie4

fu1

zhi1

tong4
keenly felt pain / bitter anguish

tong4

chi4
to criticize harshly / to denounce / to attack viciously

ying2

tou2

tong4

ji1
head-on / direct attack

tou2

tong4
to have a headache

ku3

tong4
pain / suffering

zhi3

tong4

pian4
painkiller

ju4

tong4
acute pain / sharp pain / twinge / stab / pang

zhen4

tong4
analgesic / pain killer

fu4

tong4
belly-ache / stomach pain

zhen4

tong4
labor pains

suan1

tong4
to ache

chen2

tong4
grief / remorse / deep in sorrow / bitter (anguish) / profound (condolences)

tong4

yin3
to drink one's fill

bei1

tong4
grieved / sorrowful

tong4

gan3
compassion

tong4

hen4
to detest / to loathe / to abhor

zhi3

tong4

ji4
an analgesic / pain killer

tong4

ding4

si1

tong4
to think of the pain when the pain is gone (idiom) / to ponder about a painful experience

tong4

feng1
gout

zhi3

tong4

yao4
pain-killer / analgesic / anodyne

Example sentences for

 
great sage - right away - can - with alacrity - eat - (le)
The Great Sage can then eat with alacrity
 
we - eat - he - heartily
Let's eat and be merry

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