线

线
xian4 =
xi + an4

thread / string / wire / line / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3],根[gen1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 线

The silk worm wants to use the floating tank in Anchor Inn's bathroom, but there's already Marie Curie inside—and she secured the tank by setting up barbed wire all around it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: barbed wire. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


线
=

+
jian1 =
ji + an1

narrow / small | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc keeps guard in front of Anchor Inn, her spear at her side. All has been quiet for a long time though, so she just prefers to play her flute all day. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a narrow and small floating tank. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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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+
ge1 =
g + e1

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ge1 =
g + e1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the Erechtheion (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



=
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=
丿
+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


线
=

+
xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A silk worm. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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线 is not a component of another character.

线 is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with 线


zhan4
线
xian4
busy (telephone line) (HSK level 5)

shi4
线
xian4
line of sight (HSK level 6)
线
xian4

suo3
trail / clues / thread (of a story) (HSK level 6)

you3
线
xian4
wired / cable (television)

xia4

hua4
线
xian4
underscore _ / underline

bian1

jie4
线
xian4
boundary line / border line
沿
yan2
线
xian4
along the line (e.g. railway) / the region near the line

heng2
线
xian4
horizontal line / horizontal coordinate line

sha1
线
xian4
yarn

zong3
线
xian4
computer bus

jie1
线
xian4

yuan2
switchboard operator

yan3
线
xian4
informer / snitch / spy / scout / (cosmetics) eye line

hua4
线
xian4
to delineate / to draw a line / to underline

quan2
线
xian4
the whole front (in a war) / the whole length (of a road or railway line)

zhou2
线
xian4
central axis (line)
穿
chuan1

zhen1

yin3
线
xian4
lit. a leading-line to thread a needle (idiom); fig. a go-between

hai3

an4
线
xian4
coastline / seaboard / shoreline

hong2

wai4
线
xian4
infrared ray

di4

ping2
线
xian4
horizon

jie4
线
xian4
limits / bounds / dividing line

lu4
线
xian4
itinerary / route / political line (e.g. right revisionist road) / CL:條|条[tiao2]

zai4
线
xian4
online

dui4

jiao3
线
xian4
(geometry) a diagonal
退
tui4

ju1

er4
线
xian4
to withdraw to the second line of duty / to resign from a leading post (and assume an advisory post)

dian4

yuan2
线
xian4
power cable (of an appliance etc)

liu2
线
xian4

xing2
streamline

zhen4
线
xian4
a front (militant group) / line of battle / alignment (towards a political party etc)

jie1
线
xian4
wiring / to connect a wire

guan3
线
xian4
pipeline / general term for pipes, cables etc

wu2
线
xian4

dian4
wireless
线
xian4

quan1
solenoid (electrical engineering) / coil

ping2

xing2
线
xian4
parallel lines
线
xian4

tuan2
ball of string

shuang1

qu1
线
xian4
hyperbola

tie3

lu4
线
xian4
railway line

huan2
线
xian4
ring road / circle line (e.g. rail or subway)

rong2
线
xian4
wool / woolen thread

wei3
线
xian4
woof / line of latitude / parallel

zi3

wai4
线
xian4
ultraviolet ray

re4
线
xian4
hotline (communications link)

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