jian4 =
ji + an4

arrow / CL:支[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) programmed a new weapon. She uses her super secret lab in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) to try it out for the first time. She stuck arrows (箭) into bamboo sticks (⺮) and can fire them remotely using a front panel (前). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 10 days ago | add a painting



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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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qian2 =
qi + an2

front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 前293年) / former / formerly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts is smoking some weed just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. She's so high that she thinks the lamp in front of her is the moon which wants to stab her with a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a front panel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

to amputate one or both feet (punishment in Imperial China) / see also 五刑[wu3 xing2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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

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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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


huo3

jian4
rocket / CL:枚[mei2] (HSK level 6)

jian4

tou2
arrowhead / arrow symbol

huo3

jian4

tong3
bazooka / rocket launcher

jian4

yu2
variant of 劍魚|剑鱼[jian4 yu2]

she4

jian4
archery / to shoot an arrow

dang3

jian4

pai2
shield / (fig.) excuse

an4

jian4
attack by a hidden enemy / a stab in the back

huo3

jian4

pao4
rocket artillery

huo3

jian4

dan4
rocket (artillery)

gong1

jian4
bow and arrow

ling4

jian4
arrow banner of command (archaic used as symbol of military authority) / fig. instructions from one's superiors

gui1

xin1

si4

jian4
with one's heart set on speeding home (idiom)

jian4

zhu2
bamboo (genus Fargesia)

ming2

qiang1

hao3

duo3

,

an4

jian4

nan2

fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

ming2

qiang1

yi4

duo3

,

an4

jian4

nan2

fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

qiang1

lin2

jian4

yu3
forest of spear, rain of arrows

huo3

jian4

tui1

jin4

liu2

dan4
rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)

shang4

jian4

tou2
up-pointing arrow

shang4

jian4

tou2

jian4
up arrow key (on keyboard)

xia4

jian4

tou2
down-pointing arrow

xia4

jian4

tou2

jian4
down arrow key (on keyboard)

jian4

gan3
arrow shaft

jian4

bu4
sudden big stride forward

jian4

du2

wa1
poison dart frog

jian4

zu2
arrowhead

jian4

tou2

jian4
arrow key (on keyboard)
绿
lu:4

jian4
Wrigley's Doublemint (brand)

mao2

jian4
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市[Shi2 yan4 shi4], Hubei

mao2

jian4

qu1
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市[Shi2 yan4 shi4], Hubei

zhong4

jian4

luo4

ma3
lit. to be struck by an arrow and fall from one's horse / to suffer a serious setback (idiom)

xiu4

jian4
spring-loaded arrow concealed in one's sleeve

yun4

zai4

huo3

jian4
carrier rocket

gang1

jian4
iron arrow

kai1

gong1

bu4

fang4

jian4
lit. to draw the bow without shooting the arrow (idiom) / fig. to bluff / to be all talk and no action / false bravado

kai1

gong1

mei2

you3

hui2

tou2

jian4
lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom) / fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back / to have to finish what one started / to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks

cao3

chuan2

jie4

jian4
lit. using straw boats to borrow arrows (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义[San1 guo2 Yan3 yi4]) / fig. to use others' manpower and resources for one's own ends

guang1

yin1

si4

jian4
time flies like an arrow (idiom); How time flies!

you4

jian4

tou2
right-pointing arrow

you4

jian4

tou2

jian4
right arrow key (on keyboard)

yi1

jian4

zhi1

chou2
a wrong suffered (idiom) / old grievance / previous defeat

Example sentences for

 
you - behind someone's back - set about - stab in the back - injure
You are striking behind my back, hitting me with a stab in the back
 
divine - arrow - send
Shoot the divine arrows

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