tan4 =
t + an4

carbon (chemistry) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) further processes the charcoal (炭) he made in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) into pure carbon (碳) by crushing the charcoal (炭) into its elements and exerting extreme pressure with a rock (石). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 25 days ago | add a painting



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+
tan4 =
t + an4

wood charcoal / coal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh (t) had a fire running in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), but now it has already died down. With a fork (山) he is searching in the ash (灰) for the pieces and bits of charcoal (炭) that have formed during the fire. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 25 days ago | add a painting



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shan1 =
sh + an1

surname Shan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shan1 =
sh + an1

mountain / hill / anything that resembles a mountain / CL:座[zuo4] / bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons / gable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A mountain has formed over night in front of Anchor Inn. Sherlock Holmes is investigating it with a fork. As soon as he sticks the fork inside, the mountain explodes; it was just a balloon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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hui1 =
hu + ei1

ash / dust / lime / gray / discouraged / dejected | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) wants to cut out a piece of fire (火) in front of the Eiffel tower (ei1) using a pair of scissors (𠂇), but every time she cuts she just gets a little bit of gray ashes (灰). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂇
+
𠂇
xx5

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

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


=
𠂇
+
huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 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, over 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


er4

yang3

hua4

tan4
carbon dioxide CO2 (HSK level 6)

yi1

yang3

hua4

tan4
carbon monoxide CO

tan4

suan1
carbonic acid / carbonate

tan4

suan1

na4
soda / sodium carbonate (chemistry)

tan4

hua4

wu4
carbide

tan4

suan1

yan2
carbonate salt (chemistry)

tan4

suan1

gai4
calcium carbonate

tan4

hua4

gui1
silicon carbide / carborundum

si4

tan4

tang2
tetrose (CH20)4, monosaccharide with four carbon atoms

qi1

tan4

tang2
heptose (CH2O)7, monosaccharide with seven carbon atoms

san1

tan4

tang2
triose (CH20)3, monosaccharide with three carbon atoms, such as glyceraldehyde 甘油醛[gan1 you2 quan2]

jian3

tan4
to reduce carbon emissions

shen4

tan4
carburization

wu2

ding4

xing2

tan4
amorphous carbon

tan4

hua4
to carbonize / dry distillation / carbonization

tan4

hua4

qing1
hydrocarbon / same as 烴|烃[ting1]

tan4

hua4

gai4
calcium carbide CaC2

tan4

hui4
carbon credits

tan4

yuan2

zi3
carbon atom

tan4

qing1

hua4

he2

wu4
hydrocarbon

tan4

shui3

hua4

he2

wu4
carbohydrate

tan4

jian3

pai2
to reduce carbon emissions

tan4

fen3
toner (laser printing)

tan4

zu2

yin4
carbon footprint

tan4

xian1

lu:4
carbonyl chloride COCl2 / phosgene, a poisonous gas

tan4

suan1

yan2
carbonate rock (geology)

tan4

suan1

qing1

na4
sodium bicarbonate

tan4

suan1

jia3
potassium carbonate

tan4

lian4
carbon chain

tan4

lian4

xian1

wei2
carbon chain fiber

tan4

ge2

li2
carbon sequestration

tan4

hei1
soot / carbon black

chong2

tan4

suan1

gai4
calcium bicarbonate Ca(HCO3)2

er4

yang3

hua4

tan4

ge2

li2
carbon sequestration / carbon dioxide sequestration

chong2

tan4

suan1

yan2
bicarbonate

er4

liu2

hua4

tan4
carbon disulfide

wu3

tan4

tang2
pentose (CH20)5, monosaccharide with five carbon atoms, such as ribose 核糖[he2 tang2]

liu4

tan4

tang2
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖[pu2 tao5 tang2]

han2

tan4
carbonic

xi1

tan4
to absorb carbon

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