huan3 =
hu + an3

slow / unhurried / sluggish / gradual / not tense / relaxed / to postpone / to defer / to stall / to stave off / to revive / to recuperate | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu) and the silk worm (纟) opened a business which is doing really bad. They don't stress things and talk about it in the Anchor Inn (an3). In a relaxed (缓) atmosphere and very unhurriedly (缓) they explain each other via sophisticated flow charts (爰) how they are going to make their start-up work. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

therefore / consequently / thus / hence / thereupon / it follows that / where? / to change (into) / ancient unit of weight and money | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a flowchart.

Aphrodite (yu) shows her boyfriend (友) a flowchart (爰) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). On it it is written what he has to do in order to spend the night with her. First, he has to use a razor (爫) and shave his beard. Second, he has to play a song on a flute (一) for her. He wants to spend the night with Aphrodite, therefore (爰) he follows the items on the flowchart. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhua3 =
zhu + a3

alternative form of 爪 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor.

George Giant Squid uses his electric razor to shave his beard inside of the Adziogol Lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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you3 =
y + ou3

friend | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger can't take off her boxing gloves in the Louvre! Fortunately, a friend comes over and helps her to take off the gloves by cutting them with a pair of scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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𠂇
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𠂇
xx5

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

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A silk worm. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


huan3

jie3
to blunt / to dull / to ease / to help relieve (a crisis) / to alleviate (pain) (HSK level 5)

huan3

he2
to ease (tension) / to alleviate / to moderate / to allay / to make more mild (HSK level 6)

chi2

huan3
slow / sluggish (HSK level 6)

ke4

bu4

rong2

huan3
to brook no delay / to demand immediate action (HSK level 6)

huan3

xing2
stay of execution / suspended prison sentence / reprieve

ping2

huan3
level / almost flat / not strongly sloping / fig. moderate / mild-mannered / gentle

huan3

huan3
slowly / unhurriedly / little by little

jian3

huan3
to slow down / to retard

shu1

huan3
to ease (tension) / to relax / to cause sth to relax / to alleviate / relaxed / easy and unhurried / leisurely / soothing / mild (slope)

yan2

huan3
to defer / to postpone / to put off / to retard / to slow sth down

huan3

bu4
stroll / unhurried walk

chi2

huan3
to relax / to slacken / relaxation (in nuclear magnetic resonance)

huan3

chong1
buffer / to cushion / to adjust to sharp changes

si3

huan3
deferred death sentence / commuted death sentence with forced labor and judicial review after two years (PRC) (legal)

zan4

huan3
to postpone

he2

huan3
mild / gentle / to ease up / to relax

huan3

man4
slow / slow-moving

qing1

zhong4

huan3

ji2
slight or important, urgent or non-urgent (idiom); to deal with important matters first / sense of priority

huan3

chong1

qi4
buffer (computer science)

huan3

cun2
(computing) cache / buffer memory

huan3

qi1
to defer / to put off (until later) / to postpone

fang4

huan3
to slow / to slow down (the pace of)

huan3

ban4
to postpone / to delay

huan3

jiang4
to retard downward motion / to brake falling / to control descent

huan3

jiang4

qi4
escape mechanism to brake descent / safety chute

huan3

jia2
to urge reconciliation / to dissuade from punitive action

xing2

dong4

huan3

man4
lagging / slow to move / tardy

qu1

huan3
to slow down / to ease up / to abate / slowdown / downturn

yu1

huan3
dilatory / slow in movement / roundabout

gao1

su4

huan3

cun2
cache

gao1

su4

huan3

chong1

cun2

chu3

qi4
cache (computing)

song1

huan3
to loosen

huan3

fa1

zhong1

zi3
delayed neutron

xi3

ze2

qi4

huan3
joy depresses one's qi vital breath / an excess of joy may lead to sluggishness of vital energy (TCM)

chan3

huan3
relaxed / unhurried

kuan1

huan3
relieved / tensions relax

zhan3

huan3
to postpone / to extend

xu2

huan3
slow / sluggish / lazily / to slow down

cong2

huan3
not to hurry / to procrastinate / to postpone

chen2

huan3
unhurried / deliberate

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