mo2 =
m + o2

to rub / to grind / to polish / to sharpen / to wear down / to die out / to waste time / to pester / to insist | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi (m) has been tied down just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance (o2) with ropes made of hemp (麻). He uses a stone (石) to patiently rub (磨) through the ropes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 18 days ago | add a painting


mo4 =
m + o4

grindstone / to grind / to turn round | 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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ma2 =
m + a2

surname Ma | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ma2 =
m + a2

generic name for hemp, flax etc / hemp or flax fiber for textile materials / sesame / CL:縷|缕[lu:3] / (of materials) rough or coarse / pocked / pitted / to have pins and needles or tingling / to feel numb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi (m) is busy deploying Christmas Trees (林) just inside the Adziogol Lighthouse's entrance (a2). He attaches each of the small forest's (林) trees to a parachute (广) using flax fiber (麻) and then throws them towards their destination. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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广
+
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


广
=

+
丿
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - 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

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


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广
+
lin2 =
li + (e)n2

surname Lin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lin2 =
li + (e)n2

woods / forest / CL:片[pian4] / circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people) / a collection (of similar things) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) wants to plant a small forest (林) just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She already put up two Christmas trees (木)(林). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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


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


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丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
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,
about 3 years ago
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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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,
over 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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HSK level: 6

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

m

Mahatma Gandhi - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


xian4

mo2
freshly ground

qiu2

mo2
see 球磨機|球磨机[qiu2 mo2 ji1]

qiu2

mo2

ji1
ball mill

shi2

mo4
grindstone

yan2

mo2

liao4
abrasive (material)

yan2

mo2

cai2

liao4
abrasive / grinding material

yan2

mo2

pan2
abrasive disk / sanding disk

mo4

bu4

kai1
to feel embarrassed

mo2

ren2
annoying / bothersome / to fret / to be peevish

mo4

dao5
to grumble / to chatter

mo2

ji1
to be very slow / to dawdle

mo4

ji5
to dawdle / to waste time

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