xi4 =
xi + Ø4

thin or slender / finely particulate / thin and soft / fine / delicate / trifling / (of a sound) quiet / frugal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie inspects her farm in the space station's bathroom. She set up a field where innocent silk worms have to die only for the production of fine and slender silk threads. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

xi

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xiang2

xi4
detailed / in detail / minute (HSK level 4)

zi3

xi4
careful / attentive / cautious (HSK level 4)

xi4

jie2
details / particulars (HSK level 5)

xi4

zhi4
delicate / fine / careful / meticulous / painstaking (HSK level 6)

xi4

bao1
cell (biology) (HSK level 6)

xi4

jun1
bacterium / germ (HSK level 6)

jing1

da3

xi4

suan4
meticulous planning and careful accounting (idiom) (HSK level 6)

xi4

kan4
to peer / to scan / to examine carefully

xi4

zhi1

mo4

jie2
minor details / trifles

xi4

xin1
careful / attentive

gan4

xi4

bao1
stem cell

xi4

wei1
tiny / minute / fine / subtle / sensitive (instruments)

di3

xi4
inside information / the ins and outs of the matter / how things stand / what's up

li4

xi4

bao1
granulocyte

ai2

xi4

bao1
cancer cell

xi4

xiao3
tiny / fine / minute

ti3

xi4

bao1
body cell

nao3

xi4

bao1
brain cell

xi4

ni4
exquisite / meticulous

bai2

xi4

bao1
white blood cell / leucocyte

xi4

sha1
fine sand

xi4

nen4
tender

cu1

xi4
thick and thin / coarse and fine / thickness (caliber) / coarseness / quality of work

ju4

xi4
big and small

jian1

xi5
a spy / a crafty person

jing1

xi4
fine / meticulous / careful

xi4

mu4
detailed listing / specific item

xi4

jun1

zhan4
biological warfare / germ warfare

xi4

bao1

mo2
cell membrane

xi4

sui4
fragments / bits and pieces

xi4

fen1
subdivision / segmentation

xi4

shui3

chang2

liu2
lit. thin streams flow forever / fig. economy will get you a long way / to work steadily at something little by little

xi4

mi4
fine (texture) / meticulous / close (analysis) / detailed

xian1

xi4
fine / slim / tender

hong2

xi4

bao1
erythrocyte / red blood cell

xi4

shuo1
to tell in detail

xue4

xi4

bao1
blood cell

xi4

yu3
to chat with a low voice

shen2

jing1

xi4

bao1
nerve cells

dan1

xi4

bao1
single-celled (organism) / unicellular

Example sentences for

 
Unfortunately - too - thick - a little - slim - a little - just - good - (le)
What a pity that it is a bit too thick! A little thinner would be better
 
Again - thin - a little
A bit thinner
 
big - king - we - grab - spy - (le)
Great king, we caught a spy

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