qie4 =
qi + e4

to steal / secretly / (humble) I | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qie1 =
qi + e1

to cut / to slice / tangent (math) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts is ready to cut and slice anything and anybody: She's holding a seven-branched laser sword and a cleaver in her hands in front of the Erechtheion. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

qie4 =
qi + e4

definitely / absolutely (not) / (scoffing or dismissive interjection) Yeah, right. / Tut! / to grind / close to / eager / to correspond to / see also 反切[fan3 qie4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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, 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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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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

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


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xue2 =
xu + e2

cave / cavity / hole / acupuncture point / Taiwan pr. [xue4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes presents his newest piece of art: Cave paintings painted on a gigantic eight-ball. Somehow he managed to set it up inside the Erechtheions entrance. For his great artistic achievement, he gained a honorary doctor, and proudly wears his hard earned graduation cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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


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丿
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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

qi

"qi" is for the Queen of Hearts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
e4

In the Erechtheion's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


dao4

qie4
to steal (HSK level 6)

piao1

qie4
pirate / to plagiarize

qie4

zei2
thief

qie4

xiao4
to snigger / to titter

pa2

qie4
to steal / to pick pockets / to frisk

tou1

qie4
to steal / to pilfer

qie4

ting1

qi4
tapping device / bug

qie4

ting1
to eavesdrop / to wiretap

shi1

qie4
to lose by theft / to have one's property stolen

qie4

qu3
to steal / to seize

guan4

qie4
habitual thief

qie4

qie4

si1

yu3
to whisper

qie4

dan4

long2
oviraptorosaurus (egg-stealing dinosaur)

qie4

du4

jia3
drugstore beetle / CL:隻|只[zhi1]

qie4

gou1

zhe3

zhu1

,

qie4

guo2

zhe3

hou2
steal a hook and they hang you, steal the whole country and they make you a prince (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)

cuan4

qie4
to usurp / to seize

xing2

qie4
to steal / to commit a robbery

shen1

fen4

dao4

qie4
identity theft

tou1

xiang1

qie4

yu4
lit. stolen scent, pilfered jade (idiom); philandering / secret illicit sex

qiao4

qie4
burglary / house-breaking

rang3

qie4
to usurp / to steal

tiao2

ban1

qie4

du4
furniture beetle

qie4

dao4
burglar

qie4

xi3
to be secretly delighted

qie4

guo2

zhe3

hou2

,

qie4

gou1

zhe3

zhu1
steal the whole country and they make you a prince, steal a hook and they hang you (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)

qie4

ju4
to usurp / to claim unjustly / to expropriate

qie4

quan2
to usurp authority / to hold power improperly

qie4

qie4
privately / secretly / unobtrusively

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