dai4 =
d + ai4

to substitute / to act on behalf of others / to replace / generation / dynasty / age / period / (historical) era / (geological) eon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rosa Luxemburg (亻) wants to practice her archery skills in the palace's bathroom (ai4). On the other side Don Quixote (d) is standing, but they don't have an apple, so they substitute the apple with a token (代, 代币). Don Quixote is trembling heavily as Rosa lifts her bow (弋) and prepares to shoot down the token from Don's head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


=
丿
+
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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+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ai4

"ai4" is in the palace's bathroom. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


dai4

ti4
instead / to replace / to substitute (X for Y, or a number in an algebraic expression) (HSK level 4)

xian4

dai4
modern times / modern age / modern era (HSK level 4)

xian4

dai4
Hyundai, South Korean company (HSK level 4)

dai4

biao3
representative / delegate / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4],名[ming2] / to represent / to stand for / on behalf of / in the name of (HSK level 4)

dang1

dai4
the present age / the contemporary era (HSK level 5)

chao2

dai4
dynasty / reign (of a king) (HSK level 5)

gu3

dai4
ancient times / olden times (HSK level 5)

nian2

dai4
a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties) / age / era / period / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shi2

dai4
Time, US weekly news magazine (HSK level 5)

shi2

dai4
age / era / epoch / period / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

jin4

dai4
the not-very-distant past / modern times, excluding recent decades / (in the context of Chinese history) the period from the Opium Wars until the May 4th Movement (mid-19th century to 1919) / capitalist times (pre-1949) (HSK level 5)

li4

dai4
successive generations / successive dynasties / past dynasties (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)

xin1

chen2

dai4

xie4
metabolism (biology) / the new replaces the old (idiom) (HSK level 6)

shi4

dai4
generation / an era / accumulation of years / passing on from generation to generation (HSK level 6)

hou4

dai4
posterity / later periods / later ages / later generations (HSK level 6)

jiao1

dai4
to hand over / to explain / to make clear / to brief (sb) / to account for / to justify oneself / to confess / to finish (colloquial) (HSK level 6)

dai4

jia4
price / cost / consideration (in share dealing) (HSK level 6)

hua4

shi2

dai4
epoch-marking

xia4

yi1

dai4
the next generation

wu3

dai4
Five Dynasties (in different contexts, from mythology through to Han and the interregnum between Han and Tang) / the five dynasties forming the interregnum between Tang and Song (936-947), namely: Later Liang 後梁|后梁[Hou4 Liang2], Later Tang 後唐|后唐[Hou4 Tang2], Later Jin 後晉|后晋[Hou4 Jin4], Later Han 後漢|后汉[Hou4 Han4], Later Zhou 後周|后周[Hou4 Zhou1]

sheng4

dai4
sundae (ice cream dessert with toppings) (loanword)

dai4

cheng1
alternative name / antonomasia

dai4

ke4
to teach as substitute for absent teacher

xin1

sheng1

dai4
Cenozoic (geological era covering the last 65m years)

yuan2

dai4

ma3
source code

ming2

dai4
the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

mo4

dai4
final generation

ti4

dai4

pin3
substitute / alternative

qu3

er2

dai4

zhi1
to substitute for sb / to remove and replace

dai4

shu4
algebra

dai4

bi3
to write on behalf of sb / to ghostwrite

gai3

chao2

huan4

dai4
transition period between dynasties / an interregnum

dai4

xie4
replacement / substitution / metabolism (biol.)

tong2

shi2

dai4
contemporary

geng1

xin1

huan4

dai4
reform and renewal / generational change

xian4

dai4

hua4
modernization / CL:個|个[ge4]

dai4

li3

shang1
agent

dai4

shu4

xue2
algebra (as branch of math.)

dai4

ban4
to act for sb else / to act on sb's behalf / an agent / a diplomatic representative / a chargé d'affaires

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