liang2 =
li + ang2

to measure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao uses a measuring cup for a recipe just inside Angkor Wat's entrance. Unfortunately she made a terrible mistake: instead of measuring cups of sunflowers, she throws sunflowers and cups together into a measuring cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


liang4 =
li + ang4

capacity / quantity / amount / to estimate / abbr. for 量詞|量词[liang4 ci2], classifier (in Chinese grammar) / measure word | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dan4 =
d + an4

dawn / morning / day-break / day | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote meets the sun early in the morning in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Don Quixote is full of energy and can't wait to start into a new adventure, but since the sun is a morning grouch who only just started drinking her mug of coffee she cannot stand it and beats him over the head with a flute to calm him a bit down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: A big mug, since many people start the day with a mug of coffee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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li3 =
li + Ø3

lining / interior / inside / internal / also written 裡|里[li3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sunflower.

Li Qingzhao wants to put up a field (田) inside (里) the space station (Ø3). First she puts some earth (土) here and there, and then she plants lots of sunflowers (里). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


li3 =
li + Ø3

Li (surname) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li3 =
li + Ø3

li (Chinese mile) / 500 meters (modern) / home / hometown / village / neighborhood / administrative unit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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,
over 2 years ago


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tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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HSK level: 4

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

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang2

Just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

ang4

In the Songgwangsa's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Words with


shang1

liang5
to consult / to talk over / to discuss (HSK level 4)

shu4

liang4
amount / quantity / CL:個|个[ge4] / quantitative (HSK level 4)

zhi4

liang4
quality / (physics) mass / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

li4

liang5
power / force / strength (HSK level 5)

zhong4

liang4
weight / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

jin4

liang4
as much as possible / to the greatest extent (HSK level 5)

jin3

liang4
as much as possible / to the greatest extent (HSK level 5)

fen4

liang5
quantity / weight / measure (HSK level 6)

fen1

liang4
(vector) component (HSK level 6)

da3

liang5
to size sb up / to take measure of / to suppose / to reckon (HSK level 6)

ce4

liang2
survey / to measure / to gauge / to determine (HSK level 6)

jiao4

liang4
to have a contest with sb / to cross swords / to measure up against / to compete with / to haggle / to quibble (HSK level 6)

neng2

liang4
energy / capabilities (HSK level 6)

bu4

zi4

liang4
not take a proper measure of oneself / to overrate one's own abilities

dang1

liang4
equivalent / yield

zong3

liang4
total / overall amount

da4

liang4
great amount / large quantity / bulk / numerous / generous / magnanimous

shi4

liang4
appropriate amount

xiao3

liang4
a small quantity

ding4

liang4
quantity / fixed amount / ration

hai3

liang4
huge volume

shi2

liang4
quantity of food

shui3

liang4
volume of water / quantity of flow

dong4

liang4
momentum

cun2

liang4
reserves

yu3

liang4
rainfall

bian4

liang4
variable

wei1

liang4
a smidgen / minute / micro- / trace (element)

bu4

ke3

gu1

liang4
inestimable / incalculable / beyond measure

jiang4

yu3

liang4
precipitation / quantity of rainfall

zeng1

liang4
increment

wu2

liang4
measureless / immeasurable

qian2

tu2

wu2

liang4
to have boundless prospects

liang4

zi3

lun4
quantum theory (physics)
使
shi3

yong4

liang4
volume of use / usage amount

gong1

zuo4

liang4
workload / volume of work

jiu3

liang4
capacity for liquor / how much one can drink

ya3

liang4
magnanimity / tolerance / high capacity for drinking

zi4

bu4

liang4

li4
to overestimate one's capabilities (idiom)

fen4

liang5
see 分量[fen4 liang5]

Example sentences for

 
I, old Sun - insist on - with - you - cross swords
On the contrary I, old Sun, insist on competing with you
 
estimate - you - this - small - young - deity - have - what - magic power
I guess such a small and weak deity like you has not much power

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