jie2 =
ji + e2

to exhaust | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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he2 =
h + e2

why / how / when / what / where | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

So many questions! That's why I'm gonna represent this with a quiz wheel. Each section of the wheel corresponds to one of the question words.

The beggar from ancient Egypt (匃) is the candidate in a quiz game just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion (e2). His quiz master is Hamlet (h), and the quiz wheel (曷) is spun by the sun (日). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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gai4 =
g + ai4

variant of 丐[gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a beggar from ancient Egypt.

The beggar from ancient Egypt (匃) found work as an elephant (勹) rider. He rides his elephant through the palace's bathroom (ai4) while the elephant carries a sarcophagus (亾) with his trunk. He doesn't know that Guy Fawkes (g) secretly sneaked into the sarcophagus to hitch a ride. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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wang2 =
w + ang2

old variant of 亡[wang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

My mnemonic for 亡 is a tombstone, so this ancient variant gets to be a sarcophagus.

Willy Walrus (w) has to bury Neanderthal Man (人) just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat (ang2). Neanderthal Man is lying in a half open sarcophagus (亾) next to him, and he uses a shovel (乚) to dig the grave. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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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
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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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bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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, 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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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

to stand / to set up / to establish / to lay down / to draw up / at once / immediately | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qing Zhao hides some weed in a vase in the space station's bathroom. To get the weed there, she transports it under her beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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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?)

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


ku1

jie2
used up / dried up / exhausted (of resources) (HSK level 6)

jie2

jin4

quan2

li4
to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost (HSK level 6)

jing1

pi2

li4

jie2
spirit weary, strength exhausted (idiom); spent / drained / washed out

jie2

li4
to do one's utmost

jin4

xin1

jie2

li4
to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost

dan1

jing1

jie2

lu:4
to exhaust one's thoughts and ingenuity (idiom); to think sth through thoroughly / to rack one's brains / to leave no stone unturned

xin1

li4

shuai1

jie2
heart failure

jie2

jin4
exhaustion

sheng1

si1

li4

jie2
to shout oneself hoarse (idiom)

shuai1

jie2
organ failure / exhaustion / prostration (medicine)

jie2

cheng2
wholeheartedly

jie2

ze2

er2

yu2
lit. to drain the pond to get at the fish (idiom) / fig. to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

qiong2

jie2

fa3
Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)

kui4

jie2
exhausted

qu3

zhi1

bu4

jin4

,

yong4

zhi1

bu4

jie2
limitless supply (of) / inexhaustible

dan1

jie2
to use up / to exhaust

qing4

jie2
used up / exhausted / emptied

qiong2

jie2
to exhaust / to use up

zai4

shuai1

san1

jie2
weakening and close to exhaustion (idiom); in terminal decline / on one's last legs

jie2

xin1
to do one's utmost

qing4

jie2
variant of 磬竭[qing4 jie2]

xue4

jie2
dragon's blood (bright red tree resin)

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