zi3 =
z + Ø3

purple / violet / amethyst / Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root provides red purple dye) / Japanese: murasaki | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro (z) needs some more special effects dust. To make it, he crushes a few amethysts (紫) in the space station (Ø3) by stomping on them with his boots (此). He then crafts a few bags out of a silken scarf (糸) to store the dust in. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
ci3 =
c + Ø3

this / these | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

These boots are made for walking! The King of Chu cannot get his boots off in the space station. First he tries with the help of a large ladle, then he switches to a big barrier, which finally works. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
bi3 =
bi + Ø3

dagger / ladle / ancient type of spoon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr plays a game inside the space station using zero gravity: using a big ladle and a shovel as bats, she beats a banana back and forth. - 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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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,
over 3 years ago


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丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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+
xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
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,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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,
over 3 years ago


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+
mi4 =
mi + Ø4

fine silk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station's bathroom, Marilyn Monroe uses zero gravity to fulfill her lifelong dream of flying on a carpet like Aladdin. In the space station she doesn't have a carpet, but she has a large ace on which she sits. She uses a silken scarf as a turban, and she holds a daisy in her hand as magic wand. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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,
over 3 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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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+
yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

z

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zi3

wai4
ultraviolet (ray)

zi3

ding1

xiang1
lilac

zi3

wai4

guang1
ultraviolet light

zi3

cai4
flavored roasted seaweed / generic term for edible seaweed / Japanese: nori

zi3

jin4

cheng2
the Forbidden City / the Imperial Palace in Beijing / same as 故宮|故宫[Gu4 gong1]

zi3

wai4
线
xian4
ultraviolet ray

zi3

teng2
wisteria

zi3

shui3

jing1
amethyst

zi3

jing1
amethyst (purple crystalline silicon dioxide)

zi3

luo2

lan2
violet (botany)

zi3

hong2

se4
red-purple / mauve / prune (color) / claret

zi3

se4
purple / violet (color)

zi3

su1
beefsteak plant / shiso / Perilla frutescens

jiang4

zi3
dark reddish purple / Internet slang abbr. for 這樣子|这样子[zhe4 yang4 zi5]

da4

hong2

da4

zi3
to hit the big time

zi3

jin1

shan1
Purple Mountain in suburbs of Nanjing, with Ming tombs and Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum

zi3

jin1
Zijin county in Heyuan 河源[He2 yuan2], Guangdong

zi3

yang2
Ziyang County in Ankang 安康[An1 kang1], Shaanxi

zi3

shan1
Japanese yew (taxus cuspidata)

wan4

zi3

qian1

hong2
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades

long2

dan3

zi3
gentian violet C25H30ClN3 / crystal violet

zi3

diao1
sable (Martes zibellina)

zi3

shi2

ying1

hao4
HMS Amethyst, Royal Navy corvette involved in a 1949 gunfight with the PLA on the Changjiang

zi3

zhu2
black bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)

zi3

luo2

lan2

se4
violet (color)

zi3

zhang4
to get red and swollen

zi3

zhi1

mei2

yu3
your appearance (honorific)

zi3

hua1

di4

ding1
Chinese violet (Viola mandsurica)

zi3

cao3
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)

zi3

cao3

ke1
Boraginaceae (family of flowers and bushes)

zi3

jing1
Chinese redbud (Cercis chinensis)

zi3

cai4

bao1

fan4
gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi) / kimbap

zi3

cai4

shu3
Porphyra (genus of edible seaweed)

zi3

cai4

tai2
purple cabbage / Brassica campestris var. purpurea

zi3

wei1
crape-myrtle

zi3

su1

shu3
genus Perilla (includes basil and mints)

da4

zi3

jing1

xun1

zhang1
Great Bauhinia Medal (GBM), Hong Kong's highest honor

zi3

zhi4

zheng4
porphyria (medicine)

zi3

jin1

shan1

tian1

wen2

tai2
Purple Mountain Observatory

zi3

jin1

niu2
Japanese ardisia (Ardisia japonica)

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