xiao4 =
xi + ao4

laugh / smile / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character just looks like a certain laughing cat: ⺮ are the eyes and 夭 looks like the snout. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom, Marie Curie tells Snow White a story how she once hoaxed the whole university into believing that her simple bamboo stick can be used as fuel assembly in a nuclear reactor. She can't stop laughing while she tells her story. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

bamboo radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bamboo stick. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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yao1 =
y + ao1

tender / gentle / to die prematurely | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Snow White who had to die young—until the prince found her. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


In front of the Taos Pueblo, a mysterious gentle robot hands Maud Younger a mysterious tender banana. Snow White is so hungry that it snatches the banana away and eats it instantly, just to die young again. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


yao1 =
y + ao1

variant of 夭[yao1] / to die young / to die prematurely / Taiwan pr. [yao3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 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
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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 2

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


kai1

wan2

xiao4
to play a joke / to make fun of / to joke (HSK level 4)

xiao4

hua4
joke / jest / CL:個|个[ge4] / to laugh at / to mock (HSK level 4)

wei1

xiao4
smile / CL:個|个[ge4],絲|丝[si1] / to smile (HSK level 5)

chao2

xiao4
to jeer at / to deride / to ridicule / mockery / derision (HSK level 6)

ji1

xiao4
to sneer (HSK level 6)

ke3

xiao4
funny / ridiculous (HSK level 6)

xiao4

bing3
laughingstock

ku1

xiao4

bu4

de2
lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embarrassing / in a desperate state / between laughter and tears

xiao4

wen2
laugh lines (on the face)

xiao4

yi4
smiling expression

xiao4

na4
to kindly accept (an offering)

xiao4

li3

cang2

dao1
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese

you3

shuo1

you3

xiao4
talking and laughing / to jest / cheerful and lively

yi1

xiao4

zhi4

zhi1
to dismiss with a laugh / to make light of

xiao4

ha1

ha1
to laugh heartily

tiao2

xiao4
to tease / to poke fun at

xiao4

liao4
source of laughter / laughing stock / butt / joke (person)

hong1

tang2

da4

xiao4
the whole room roaring with laughter (idiom)

qie4

xiao4
to snigger / to titter

ku3

xiao4
to force a smile / a bitter laugh

xi3

xiao4

yan2

kai1
face covered in smiles (idiom); beaming with happiness

xiao4

mian4

hu3
man with a big smile and evil intentions

nao4

xiao4

hua4
made to look a fool / a laughingstock

xiao4

rong2
smile / smiling expression / CL:副[fu4]

da4

xiao4
to laugh heartily / a belly laugh

xiao4

ye4
dimple / smiling face

xiao4

mi1

mi1
beaming / all smiles

wan2

xiao4
to joke / joke / jest

fa1

xiao4
to burst out laughing / to laugh

leng3

xiao4
to sneer / to laugh grimly / grin of dissatisfaction (bitterness, helplessness, indignation etc) / bitter, grim, sarcastic or angry smile

ti2

xiao4

jie1

fei1
lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embarrassing / in a desperate state / between laughter and tears

xiao4

rong2

ke3

ju1
smiling wholeheartedly (idiom); beaming from ear to ear

qu3

xiao4
to tease / to make fun of

jian4

xiao4
to mock / to be ridiculed / to incur ridicule through one's poor performance (humble)

han2

xiao4
to have a smile on one's face

yi2

xiao4

da4

fang1
to make a fool of oneself / to make oneself a laughing stock

xiao4

lian3

xiang1

ying2
to welcome sb with a smiling face (idiom)

xi1

xiao4

nu4

ma4
lit. laughs, jeers, anger and invective (idiom) / fig. all kinds of emotions / to mock and scold / (of writing) freely roving / following the author's fancy

xiao4

zhu2

yan2

kai1
smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure / all smiles / joy written across one's face

shan4

xiao4
to ridicule / to mock

Example sentences for

 
big - king - do not - play a joke
Great king, do not joke around

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