ai4 =
Ø + ai4

to hinder / to obstruct / to block | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Albert Einstein (Ø) rubs a lamp in the palace's bathroom (ai4) and to his surprise a genie (㝵) appears, asking for his wish. Albert recognizes his chance to put one over on the king and asks the genie to summon a large rock (石) to obstruct (碍) the royal toilet. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 8 months ago | add a painting



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ai4 =
Ø + ai4

variant of 礙|碍[ai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

de2 =
d + e2

to obtain / old variant of 得[de2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, Don Quixote asks a genie from a magic lamp to fulfil his only wish: a big mug of coffee to start the day. The genie gives him the thumbs up and hands him a big coffee mug. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Symbol for "obtain": A genie from a magic lamp who lets you get everything you want to obtain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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dan4 =
d + an4

dawn / morning / day-break / day | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote meets the sun early in the morning in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Don Quixote is full of energy and can't wait to start into a new adventure, but since the sun is a morning grouch who only just started drinking her mug of coffee she cannot stand it and beats him over the head with a flute to calm him a bit down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: A big mug, since many people start the day with a mug of coffee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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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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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 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, 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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HSK level: 5

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

Ø

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


fang2

ai4
to hinder / to obstruct (HSK level 5)

zhang4

ai4
barrier / obstruction / hindrance / impediment / obstacle (HSK level 6)

zu3

ai4
to obstruct / to hinder / to block / obstruction / hindrance (HSK level 6)

zhang4

ai4

wu4
obstacle / hindrance

ai4

yan3
to be offending to the eye / an eye-sore / in the way

wu2

ai4
without inconvenience / unimpeded / unhindered / unobstructed / unfettered / unhampered

ai4

shi4
(usu used in the negative) to be of importance or to matter / to be in the way / to be a hindrance

zhi4

neng2

zhang4

ai4
intellectual disability / cognitive disability / learning disability / mental retardation

shui3

zhang4

ai4
water hazard (golf)

shen1

ceng2

yue4

du2

zhang4

ai4
deep dyslexia

ai4

kou3
to shy to speak out / tongue-tied / to hesitate / too embarrassing for words

ai4

kou3

shi2

xiu1
tongue-tied for fear of embarrassment (idiom)

fen1

lie4

qing2

gan3

xing4

zhang4

ai4
schizoaffective disorder

ai4

wei4

kou3
to impair the appetite

ai4

nan2
inconvenient / difficult for some reason / to find sth embarrassing

ai4

nan2

cong2

ming4
difficult to obey orders (idiom); much to my embarrassment, I am unable to comply

ai4

mian4

zi5
(not do sth) for fear of offending sb

yu3

yan2

zhang4

ai4
language barrier / speech impediment

shen1

xin1

zhang4

ai4
disability

wei2

ai4
taboo / prohibition

bian1

yuan2

xing4

ren2

ge2

zhang4

ai4
borderline personality disorder (BPD)

yue4

du2

zhang4

ai4
dyslexia

zhang4

ai4

xing4

pin2

xue4
aplastic anemia (med.)

zhang4

ai4

hua2

xue3
to slalom / slalom

ai4

shou3

ai4

jiao3
to be in the way / to be a hindrance

bo2

qi3

gong1

neng2

zhang4

ai4
erectile dysfunction (ED)

fang2

ai4

qiu2
stymie (golf)

xing4

bie2

ren4

tong2

zhang4

ai4
gender identity disorder (GID) / gender dysphoria

xing4

tong2

yi1

xing4

zhang4

ai4
gender identity disorder

gua4

ai4
worry

wen2

hua4

zhang4

ai4
cultural barrier

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