yan3 =
y + an3

eye / small hole / crux (of a matter) / CL:隻|只[zhi1],雙|双[shuang1] / classifier for big hollow things (wells, stoves, pots etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Inside of the Anchor Inn, Maud Younger played a prank on the Eye of Providence. She told it that she would apply a mask to alleviate the wrinkles around its eyes, but instead she just covered its whole eye with chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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


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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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chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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丿
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


yan3

jing5
eye / CL:隻|只[zhi1],雙|双[shuang1] (HSK level 2)

yan3

jing4
spectacles / eyeglasses / CL:副[fu4] (HSK level 3)

yan3

shen2
expression or emotion showing in one's eyes / meaningful glance / wink / eyesight (dialect) (HSK level 6)

yan3

se4
signal made with one's eyes / meaningful glance (HSK level 6)

yan3

guang1
gaze / insight / foresight / vision / way of looking at things (HSK level 6)

yan3

xia4
now / at present / subocular (medicine) (HSK level 6)
耀
yao4

yan3
to dazzle / dazzling (HSK level 6)

xin1

yan3

r5
one's thoughts / mind / intention / willingness to accept new ideas / baseless suspicions (HSK level 6)

yan3

zhao4
eye-patch / blindfold / eye mask / goggles / eyeshade / blinkers (for a horse etc)

yan3

jing4

she2
cobra

yan3

lian2
eyes (in literature) / eyesight

zha1

yan3
garish / dazzling / offensively conspicuous

huo3

yan3

jin1

jing1
lit. fiery eyes and golden pupils / discerning eyes (idiom)

mao1

yan3
peephole

yan3

jiao3

mo2
cornea

yan3

qian2
before one's eyes / now / at present

yan3
线
xian4
informer / snitch / spy / scout / (cosmetics) eye line

bu4

qi3

yan3
unremarkable / nothing out of the ordinary

dian4

zi3

yan3
electronic eye

qin1

yan3

mu4

du3
to see for oneself / to see with one's own eyes

shun4

yan3
pleasing to the eye / nice to look at

xin1

yan3
heart / intention / conscience / consideration / cleverness / tolerance

dian4

yan3
beautiful, expressive eyes

yan3

ba1

ba1
waiting anxiously / impatient

gan1

deng4

yan3
to watch helplessly

qin1

yan3
with one's own eyes / personally

yan3

zhu1
one's eyes / eyeball

bi4

yan3
blue eyes

yin3

xing2

yan3

jing4
contact lens / CL:隻|只[zhi1],副[fu4]

yan3

li4
eyesight / strength of vision / the ability to make discerning judgments

zhuo2

yan3
to have one's eyes on (a goal) / having sth in mind / to concentrate

shuang1

yan3

pi2
double eyelid

yan3

jie4
ken / scope

yan3

quan1
rim of the eye / eye socket

rou4

yan3
naked eye / layman's eyes

yan3

lei4
tears / crying / CL:滴[di1]

bai2

yan3
supercilious look

you3

ban3

you3

yan3
orderly / methodical / rythmical

yan3

fu2
a treat for the eyes / the rare chance of seeing sth beautiful

yan3

bo1
fluid glance

Example sentences for

 
you - eye - inside - still - Jade Emperor - ?
Do you still have the Jade Emperor in your eye?
 
Jade Emperor - old man - you - eye - inside - haven't - I - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven
Old man Jade Emperor, you don't have me, the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven, in your eyes

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