suan4 =
su + an4

to regard as / to figure / to calculate / to compute | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In Anchor Inn's bathroom it's Stephanie Spider versus the Eye of Providence. The Eye of Providence figures that it has no chances against Stephanie who yields two double-axes, while he has only a bamboo stick. He calculates that his chance of survival is rather low. - 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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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gong3 =
gu + (e)ng3

hands joined | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Handcuffs. Gitta Giraffe is sitting inside of Stonehenge, her hands tied up with handcuffs. There's a flute as horizontal bar, and attached to either side are a banana and a dinosaur bone, so that she cannot slide off the chain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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丿
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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

su

Stephanie Spider - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


da3

suan4
to plan / to intend / to calculate / plan / intention / calculation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

zong3

suan4
at long last / finally / on the whole (HSK level 5)

ji4

suan4
to count / to calculate / to compute / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yun4

suan4
(mathematical) operation (HSK level 6)

yu4

suan4
budget (HSK level 6)

jie2

suan4
to settle a bill / to close an account (HSK level 6)

suan4

shu4
to count numbers / to keep to one's word / to hold (i.e. to remain valid) / to count (i.e. to be important) (HSK level 6)

he2

suan4
worthwhile / to be a good deal / to be a bargain / to reckon up / to calculate (HSK level 6)

jing1

da3

xi4

suan4
meticulous planning and careful accounting (idiom) (HSK level 6)

suan4

le5
let it be / let it pass / forget about it (HSK level 6)

yan3

suan4
to calculate / to perform calculations

suan4

ming4
fortune-telling / to tell fortune

lao3

mou2

shen1

suan4
rigorous schemes and deep foresight (idiom); astute and circumspect

hua2

suan4
to calculate / to weigh (pros and cons) / to view as profitable / worthwhile / value for money / cost-effective

pan2

suan4
to plot / to scheme / to calculate

he2

suan4
to calculate / accounting

shi1

suan4
to miscalculate / miscalculation

xin1

suan4
mental arithmetic / to calculate in one's head / planning / preparation

shuo1

le5

suan4
to have the final say / to be the one in charge

jing1

suan4

shi1
actuary

jiu4

suan4
granted that / even if

ji4

suan4

qi4
calculator / calculating machine

suan4

shu4
arithmetic / sums (mathematics as primary school subject)

qing1

suan4
to settle accounts / to clear accounts / to liquidate / to expose and criticize

ji4

suan4

ji1
computer / calculator / CL:臺|台[tai2]

gu1

suan4
assessment / evaluation

suan4

bu4

de2
not count as

suan4

pan2
abacus / CL:把[ba3] / plan / scheme

ji4

suan4

chi3
slide rule

qiu1

hou4

suan4

zhang4
lit. to settle accounts after autumn / settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom)

suan4

zi5
operator (math.)

suan4

shi4
considered to be / at last

tui1

suan4
to calculate / to reckon / to extrapolate (in calculation)

huan4

suan4
to convert / conversion / (in accounting, referring to currency conversion) translation

zhe2

suan4
to convert (between currencies)

jing1

suan4
actuarial

da3

suan4

pan2
to compute on the abacus / (fig.) to calculate / to plan / to scheme

xiao3

suan4

pan2
lit. small abacus / fig. selfish calculations / bean-counting

ru2

yi4

suan4

pan2
counting one's chickens before they are hatched

ce4

suan4
to take measurements and calculate

Example sentences for

 
This - regard as - what - weapon
You call this a weapon?
 
Don't tell me - you - say - (le) - not - count - ?
Don't tell me what you said doesn't count anymore?
 
this - fruit - that - can only - be considered
This fruit can only be considered as...
 
let it be
Nevermind
 
not count as - what - strong and courageous person
This does not count as chivalrous behaviour
 
handle - me - one - still - have to - use - plot against
To deal with me, you still have to use traps

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote over 1 year ago: I wrote my mnemonic when the component at the bottom was still "卄", not the better fitting "廾".

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