wo1 =
w + o1

nest / pit or hollow on the human body / lair / den / place / to harbor or shelter / to hold in check / to bend / classifier for litters and broods | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) set up a small den (窝) in front of Olavinlinna Castle (o1) and decorated it with cave paintings, (穴) but the cave paintings are all lopsided (呙). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 18 days ago | add a painting



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guo1 =
gu + o1

surname Guo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wai1 =
w + ai1

lopsided / Taiwan pr. [kuai1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) has been accused of stealing two mandarins (口) in front of the palace (ai1). He refuses to open his bag, so the arriving police has to put him into a CT (内) to see into (内) his bag. On the CT screen they see Willy Walrus and two lopsided (呙) mandarins in his bag. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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nei4 =
n + ei4

inside / inner / internal / within / interior | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A CT scanner to see inside of someone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Napoleon just can't find his stapler and suspects that Neanderthal Man has eaten it. Not thinking twice he orders Neanderthal Man to enter his CT scanner in the Eiffel tower's bathroom, finding his stapler in Neanderthal Man's stomach. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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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,
about 4 years ago
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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丿
+
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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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,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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
+
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
+
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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Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
o1

In front of Olavinlinna Castle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


an1

le4

wo1
comfortable niche

zei2

wo1
thieves' lair

wo1

nang5

fei4
(coll.) spineless coward / wimp / a good-for-nothing

yi1

wo1

feng1
like a swarm of bees / everyone swarms around pushing and shouting / a hornet's nest

yan4

wo1
swallow's nest

wo1

nang5
annoyed / to feel vexed / pointless / asinine / good-for-nothing / stupid and cowardly

ye4

wo1
armpit

wo1

cang2
to harbor / to shelter

feng1

wo1
bee's nest / honeycomb / fig. honeycomb figure

wo1

xin1
to feel irritated without being able to express it / to bear a silent grudge / to feel warm inside (Southern Mandarin)

jiu3

wo1
dimple / also written 酒渦|酒涡[jiu3 wo1]

sa4

la1

re4

wo1
Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina

bei4

wo1
traditional sleeping pad (quilt wrapped around the body as a tube)

du3

wo1
gamblers' den / illegal casino

wo1

chao2
nest

niao3

wo1
bird's nest

yan3

wo1
eye socket

ga1

zhi5

wo1
armpit / also pr. [ge1 zhi5 wo1] / also written 夾肢窩|夹肢窝[ga1 zhi5 wo1]

wo1

li5

dou4
internal strife (family, group, etc)

xiao4

wo1
dimple

feng1

wo1

mei2
hexagonal household coal briquet

tu4

zi5

bu4

chi1

wo1

bian1

cao3
A rabbit doesn't eat the grass by its own burrow (idiom); One shouldn't do anything to harm one's neighbors.

wo1

kuo4

tai2
Ögedei Khan (1186-1242), a son of Genghis Khan

wo1

kuo4

tai2

han2
Ögedei Khan (1186-1242), a son of Genghis Khan

guo2

wo1
popliteal (anatomy) / hollow at the back of the knee

guo2

wo1

nang2

zhong3
Baker's cyst or popliteal cyst (medicine)

ai4

wo1

wo5
glutinous rice cake with a sweet filling

bei4

wo1

r5
erhua variant of 被窩|被窝[bei4 wo1]

tiao2

san1

wo1

si4
to sow the seeds of discord everywhere (idiom)

jin1

wo1

yin2

wo1

bu4

ru2

zi4

ji3

de5

gou3

wo1
there's no place like home (idiom)

jia2

wo1
dimple / heat-sensing facial pit of a snake

qia4

wo1
iliac fossa (anatomy) / pelvic basin internal to ilium

mian4

wo1
Chinese doughnut

wo1

li5

fan3
see 窩裡鬥|窝里斗[wo1 li5 dou4]

luan3

chao2

wo1
ovary

bao4

wo1
to brood / to hatch

tai4

yang2

wo1
temple (on the sides of human head)

ga1

zhi5

wo1
armpit / also written 胳肢窩|胳肢窝[ga1 zhi5 wo1]

xin1

wo1

r5
one's breast / the pit of one's stomach

ai4

wo1

wo5
glutinous rice cake with a sweet filling / also written 艾窩窩|艾窝窝[ai4 wo1 wo5]

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