xi1 =
xi + Ø1

rare / uncommon / watery / sparse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

John Hope the Educator (希) teaches Marie Curie (xi) about a very rare (稀) species of bacteria in front of the space station (Ø1). It only grows in watery (稀) cereals (禾) which are stored in the vacuum, like in outer space. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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+
xi1 =
xi + Ø1

to hope / to admire / variant of 稀[xi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: John Hope (the educator).

In front of the space station, John Hope blindfolded Marie Curie. He wants to teach her to follow him, gripping his pliers. Marie hopes that he will lead her back to the space station as soon as possible. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like pliers. Maud Younger is using pliers in the space station's bathroom to regulate and control the water flow of the sink. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 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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+
bu4 =
bu + Ø4

cloth / to declare / to announce / to spread / to make known | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: The scissors cut a towel into stripes, which can be used as eye mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


In the space station's bathroom, Bruno Bear is cutting a towel into stripes. He wants to use the stripes as eye masks and make the world a better place, helping people as a new super hero. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=
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
+
jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=

+
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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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?)

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


zhen1

xi1
rare / precious and uncommon (HSK level 6)

xi1

fan4
porridge / gruel

xi1

zhou1
water gruel / thin porridge

xi1

qi2
rare / strange

xi1

han5
rare / uncommon / rarity / to value as a rarity / to cherish / Taiwan pr. [xi1 han3]

xi1

you3

yuan2

su4
trace element (nutrition)

xi1

tu3
rare earth (chemistry)

xi1

bo2
thin / rarefied

xi1

qi2

gu3

guai4
crazy / bizarre / weird / fantastic / strange

xi1

shao3
sparse / rare

xi1

shi4
to dilute

ren2

yan1

xi1

shao3
no sign of human habitation (idiom); desolate

xi1

ke4
infrequent visitor

yi1

xi1
vaguely / dimly / probably / very likely

xi1

lan4
smashed up / broken into pieces / thoroughly mashed / pulpy

xi1

li5

hu2

tu5
muddleheaded / careless

xi1

song1
poor / sloppy / unconcerned / heedless / lax / unimportant / trivial / loose / porous

xi1

you3
uncommon

xi1

shu1
sparse / infrequent / thinly spread

xi1

shi4
rare

la1

xi1
(coll.) to have diarrhea / to shrink back / to cower

huo4

xi1

ni2
to try to smooth things over

xi1

xi1

la1

la1
sparse and fragmentary

nian2

yu2

gu3

xi1
over seventy years old

wu4

yi3

xi1

wei2

gui4
highly valuable due to rarity (idiom)

di4
广
guang3

ren2

xi1
vast, but sparsely populated

xi1

tu3

yuan2

su4
rare earth element (chemistry)

xi1

tu3

jin1

shu3
rare earth element

xi1

ba1

lan4
same as 稀爛|稀烂[xi1 lan4]

xi1

you3

qi4

ti3
rare gas / noble gas (chemistry)

xi1

li5

hua1

la1
(onom.) rustling sound / sound of rain or of sth falling down / in disorder / completely smashed / badly battered / broken to pieces

xi1

li5

guang1

dang1
thin / diluted

xi1

song1

gu3

zhi4
cancellous bone / trabecular bone / spongy bone

gu3

xi1
seventy years old

mo3

xi1

ni2
to try to gloss over things (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
this - has - what - strange
What is this strange thing?

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