yan4 =
y + an4

ink-stone | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dan4 =
d + an4

dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗 / ten pecks / one hundred liters | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi2 =
sh + Ø2

rock / stone / stone inscription / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes finds the space station's entrance blocked by a big rock. He uses a wind wheel and a mandarin to build a lever, with which he is able to move the rock. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


shi2 =
sh + Ø2

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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jian4 =
ji + an4

to see / to meet / to appear (to be sth) / to interview | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc set up a surveillance camera in Anchor Inn's bathroom. With its help, she can see Sun Wu Kong stapling his hat to his head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


xian4 =
xi + an4

to appear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xian4 =
xi + an4

to appear / also written 現|现[xian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


yan4

tai2
ink stone / ink slab / CL:方[fang1]

tong2

yan4
classmate / fellow student

mo4

yan4
ink slab / ink stone
广
guang3

yan4
Guangnan and Yanshan (in Yunnan)

zhe4

yan4
ink slabs from a place in Shandong

di2

yan4
to wash an ink-slab / to prepare for study (idiom)

fen2

yan4
to destroy one's ink-slab / to write no more because others write so much better (idiom)

wa3

yan4
ink stone or ink slab made from an antique palace tile

yan4

xiong1
senior fellow student

yan4

you3
classmate / fellow student

yan4

shi4
case for an ink slab

yan4

shan1
Yanshan county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州[Wen2 shan1 Zhuang4 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

yan4

shan1

xian4
Yanshan county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州[Wen2 shan1 Zhuang4 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Yunnan

yan4

xi2
ink slab and sitting mat / place where one studies and teaches

yan4

di4
younger fellow student

yan4

shui3

hu2

r5
water container for an ink slab

yan4

chi2
(concave) ink stone or ink slab

yan4

di1
small cup for adding water to an ink stone

yan4

wa3
ink slab

yan4

tian2
ink stone / writing as a livelihood

yan4

tian2

zhi1

shi2
to make a living by writing (idiom)

yan4

he2
case for an ink stone or ink slab

yan4

shi2
ink stone / ink slab

yan4

geng1
to live by writing

mo2
穿
chuan1

tie3

yan4
to grind one's way through an ink stone / to persevere in a difficult task (idiom) / to study diligently (idiom)

cheng2

yan4

qiu1
Cheng Yanqiu (1904-1958), famous Beijing opera star, second only to 梅蘭芳|梅兰芳[Mei2 Lan2 fang1]

duan1

yan4
high-quality ink stonemade in Duanxi and Guangdong

bi3

yan4
writing brush and ink stone

pi4

yong1

yan4
ink slab or ink stone of celadon or white porcelain with unglazed surface

gu3

yan4
antique ink slab / CL:台[tai2]

tao2

yan4
ink stone made of pottery

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