xiao1 =
xi + ao1

saltpeter / to tan (leather) | 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, over 3 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, over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xiao1 =
xi + ao1

surname Xiao / Taiwan pr. [Xiao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xiao4 =
xi + ao4

similar / resembling / to resemble / to be like | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The aloe vera on the moon resembles the rose on the little prince's planet. Thus I'll represent this character by the little prince.

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom, the little prince misses his asteroid and his rose so much. To comfort him, Marie Curie gives him a moon and an aloe vera to remind him of home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


xiao1

suan1

gan1

you2
nitroglycerine

xiao1

suan1

yin2
silver nitrate

ya4

xiao1

suan1

yan2
nitrite

xiao1

shi2
niter / saltpeter / potassium nitrate KNO3

xiao1

suan1

na4
sodium nitrate

ya4

xiao1

suan1
nitrous acid

xiao1

suan1

jia3
potassium nitrate

xiao1

suan1

an3
ammonium nitrate

xiao1

yan1
smoke (from guns)

xiao1

suan1

yan2
nitrate

xiao1

suan1
nitric acid

mang2

xiao1
mirabilite (Na2SO4x10H2O) / Glauber's salt

ya4

xiao1

suan1

yi4

wu4

zhi3
amyl nitrite

ya4

xiao1

suan1

na4
sodium nitrite

kang4

jun1

jia3

xiao1

zuo4
anti-bacterial metronidazole

po4

xiao1
(impure) mirabilite, Na2SO4x10H2O (used in TCM)

san1

xiao1

ji1

jia3

ben3
trinitrotoluene (TNT)

jia3

xiao1

zuo4
metronidazole (antibacterial agent) / Flagyl (US)

xiao1

hua4

gan1

you2
nitroglycerine

xiao1

ji1

ben3
nitrobenzene / benzoil nitrate (chemistry)

xiao1

dan4
potassium nitrate / saltpeter

xiao1

suan1

gai4
calcium nitrate

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