ai3 =
Ø + ai3

low / short (in length) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Albert Einstein (Ø) takes part in a darts (矢) tournament in the palace (ai3), but the palace's throne is just in the way of his darts, and he is too short (矮) to effectively throw the darts over the throne. Luckily he brought an artificial leg (委) which he can use to shoot the darts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
wei1 =
w + ei1

same as 逶 in 逶迤 winding, curved | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei3 =
w + ei3

surname Wei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei3 =
w + ei3

to entrust / to cast aside / to shift (blame etc) / to accumulate / roundabout / winding / dejected / listless / committee member / council / end / actually / certainly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 委中 is an acupuncture point of the knee. I'll represent 委 with an artificial leg including the knee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Bessie Coleman and Willy Walrus are members of a committee which has to test artificial legs in the Eiffel Tower. They have the legs kick bowls of cereal from the tower and see how far they get. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


=
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,
about 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


=

+
shi3 =
sh + Ø3

arrow / dart / straight / to vow / to swear / old variant of 屎[shi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes and the robot are playing darts in the space station. Sherlock Holmes is a sore loser and thus programmed the robot to throw keys instead of real darts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
𠂉
xx5

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

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



=
𠂉
+
da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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,
about 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

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

Ø

"Ø" is for Albert Einstein. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ai3

"ai3" is in the palace. 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


bai2

ai3

xing1
white dwarf

ai3

xiao3
short and small / low and small / undersized

ai3

ge4

r5
a person of short stature / a short person

ai3

pang4
short and stout / dumpy / roly-poly

di1

ai3
short / low

ai3

zi5
short person / dwarf

ai3

dai1

bing4
cretinism

ai3

di4

cha2
Japanese Ardisia herb / Herba Ardisiae japonicae

ai3

dun1

dun1
pudgy / dumpy / stumpy

ai3

zhuang4

su4
chlormequat chloride / cycocel

ai3

zi5

li5

ba2

jiang1

jun1
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)

ai3

xiao3

jing1

han4
short but intrepid (idiom)

ai3

xing1
dwarf star

ai3

lin2
coppice / brushwood

ai3

gan3

pin3

zhong3
short-stalked variety / short straw variety

ai3

deng4
low stool

ai3

shu4
short tree / bush / shrub

ai3

gua1
eggplant (Cantonese)

ai3

jiao3

bai2

hua1

she2

li4

cao3
see 白花蛇舌草[bai2 hua1 she2 she2 cao3]

ai3

jiao3

luo2

san3
Ardisia villosa

ai3

jiao3

ku3

hao1
see 熊膽草|熊胆草[xiong2 dan3 cao3]

ai3

jing1

zhu1

sha1

gen1
short-stem Ardisia (Ardisia brevicaulis)

ai3

xing2

xing1
dwarf planet

ai3

chou3

qiong2
undesirable boyfriend (i.e. short, ugly and poor) (Internet slang) / the opposite of 高富帥|高富帅[gao1 fu4 shuai4]

ai3
鹿
lu4
siberian roe deer / capreolus pygargus

ai3

hei1

ren2
black dwarf (pejorative term for non-Han people)

hong2

ai3

xing1
red dwarf star

gao1

ai3
height (i.e. whether short or tall)

gao1

ai3

pang4

shou4
one's physique (tall or short, thin or fat) / stature

hei1

ai3

xing1
black dwarf star

ai3

yang2

mei2
dwarf bayberry (Myrica nana)

zong1

ai3

xing1
brown dwarf star

duan3

wei3

ai3

dai4

shu3
quokka

ai3

ren2
dwarf

ai3

hua4
to dwarf / to stunt

ai3

ban4

jie2
to be inferior to / to be of a lower grade than

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