wei3 =
w + ei3

false / fake / forged / bogus / Taiwan pr. [wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rosa Luxemburg (亻) went to visit Willy Walrus (w) in the Eiffel tower (ei3) to buy a bird with crazy hair (为), but she finds out very soon that Willy Walrus just wanted to sell her a fake (伪) one: a regular penguin with a wig. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 22 days ago | add a painting



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wei2 =
w + ei2

as (in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do / by (in the passive voice) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei4 =
w + ei4

because of / for / to | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a bird with crazy hair, and when I googled "bird with crazy hair", wow was I amazed how many birds with crazy hair there are! Penguins are birds with crazy hair! So let's use a penguin for this character. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


The crazy hair penguin wants to use the Eiffel tower's bathroom, but because Willy Walrus just finished it stinks like hell. The first thing crazy hair penguin does is to press the button to release a heap of blossoms to make the air breathable again. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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 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
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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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,
over 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ei3

Inside the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


wei3

zao4
to forge / to fake / to counterfeit (HSK level 6)

xu1

wei3
false / hypocritical / artificial / sham (HSK level 6)

wei3

zao4

pin3
counterfeit object / forgery / fake

wei3

ke1

xue2
pseudoscience

wei3

shan4
hypocritical

wei3

zhuang1
to fake / to feign / to pretend / living under a false identity / dressed up as / under the guise of

wei3

chao1
counterfeit currency

wei3

lie4
inferior / false

zhen1

wei3
true or bogus / authenticity

jia3

mao4

wei3

lie4
cheap quality counterfeit (goods) / low-quality commodities

wei3

jun1

zi3
hypocrite

wei3

zheng4
perjury

wei3

jun1
puppet army

wei3

ji4
artifact (artificial feature)

wei3

zao4

zhe3
forger

wei3

ding3
false roof

wei3

shi4
faked decoration

wei3

shu1
forged book / book of dubious authenticity / misattributed book / Apocrypha

wei3

tuo1
faking a modern object as an ancient one

wei3

bi4
counterfeit currency

zhen1

wei3

mo4

bian4
can't judge true or false (idiom); unable to distinguish the genuine from the fake / not to know whether to believe (what one reads in the news)

wei3

ji1

bai3

ke1
Uncyclopedia (satirical website parodying Wikipedia)

wei3

shan4

zhe3
hypocrite

xu1

wei3

lei4

zhen1
false but apparently real

wei3

jing1
forged scriptures / bogus classic / pseudepigrapha / apocrypha

wei3

dai4

ma3
pseudocode

wei3

chao2
bogus dynasty / pretender

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