lian4 =
li + an4

to practice / to train / to drill / to perfect (one's skill) / exercise | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) and the silk worm (纟) are working out (练) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). They set up an Oriental Pearl Tower (东) to which they attached a huge flute (一) as horizontal beam, so that they can practice (练) pull-ups. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A silk worm. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, 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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dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

surname Dong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

east / host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest) / landlord | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog wants to build a model of the Pudong Oriental Pearl Tower in front of Stonehenge. He has a model tower as guide, and a seven-branched laser sword as well as a daisy as building blocks. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - 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, 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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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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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


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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
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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

li

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


lian4

xi2
exercise / drill / practice / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

xun4

lian4
to train / to drill / training / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

jiao4

lian4
instructor / sports coach / trainer / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 5)

shu2

lian4
practiced / proficient / skilled / skillful (HSK level 5)

cao1

lian4
drill / practice (HSK level 6)

chen2

lian4
morning exercise

lao3

lian4
seasoned / experienced

pai2

lian4
to rehearse / rehearsal

jing1

lian4
concise / succinct / terse / well-trained

lian4

gong1
to practice work skill

jiao4

lian4

yuan2
sports coach / training personnel

jian3

lian4
terse / succinct

yan3

lian4
drill / practice

mo2

lian4
to temper oneself / to steel oneself / self-discipline / endurance

lian4

xi2

chang3
driving range (golf) / practice court / practice ground

pei2

lian4
training partner / sparring partner

ku3

lian4
to train hard / to practice diligently / hard work / blood, sweat, and tears

qin2

xue2

ku3

lian4
to study diligently / to train assiduously

gan4

lian4
capable and experienced

jiao4

lian4

ji1
trainer (aircraft)

tuan2

lian4
local militia formed to suppress peasant rebellion (old)

wen3

lian4
steady and proficient / skilled and reliable

lian4

zi4
to practice writing characters

lian4

bing1
to drill troops / army training

lian4

xi2

ben3
exercise book / workbook / CL:本[ben3]

xun4

lian4

zhe3
trainer

ban4

shu2

lian4
semi-skilled

yu3

yan2

xun4

lian4
language training

an1

lian4
conversant / skilled / proficient

jun1

shi4

xun4

lian4
military exercise / army drill

jian4

xie1

xun4

lian4
interval training

ning2

lian4
concise / compact / condensed

xi3

lian4
agile / nimble / deft

guang1

shuo1

bu4

lian4
all talk and no action (idiom) / to preach what one does not practice / same as 光說不做|光说不做[guang1 shuo1 bu4 zuo4]

li4

lian4
to learn through experience / experience / practiced / experienced

jing1

jiang3

duo1

lian4
to speak concisely and practice frequently (idiom)

lian4

xi2

ce4
exercise booklet

lian4

da2
experienced / sophisticated / worldly-wise

zai4

zhi2

xun4

lian4
on-the-job training

xiu1

lian4
to practice (an activity) / to perform

Example sentences for

 
kids - train-start
Kids, start your training
 
how - can - teach - you - properly - train
How am I supposed to properly teach you how to train?
 
you - at - home - well - practice
You stay at home and practice really hard
 
you - well - at - home - drill - next time - take along - go
You practice very hard at home, we will take you along next time
 
this - devil - monkey - already - become - two - gold -pill - (le)
Huh? The devil monkey already changed into two golden pills

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