tao3 =
t + ao3

to invite / to provoke / to demand or ask for / to send armed forces to suppress / to denounce or condemn / to marry (a woman) / to discuss or study | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - 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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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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - 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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - 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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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


tao3

yan4
to dislike / to loathe / disagreeable / troublesome / annoying (HSK level 4)

tao3

lun4
to discuss / to talk over / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

jian3

tao3
to examine or inspect / self-criticism / review (HSK level 6)

tao3

jia4

huan2

jia4
to haggle over price (HSK level 6)

tan4

tao3
to investigate / to probe (HSK level 6)

shang1

tao3
to discuss / to deliberate

qi3

tao3
to beg / to go begging

tao3

huan2
to ask for sth back / to recover

tao3

qiao3
to act cleverly to get what one desires / to get the best at least expense

tao3

xian2
disagreeable / hateful / a pain in the neck

tao3

fan4
to ask for food / to beg

tao3

lun4

hui4
symposium / discussion forum

zi4

tao3

mei2

qu4
to invite a snub / to court a rebuff

zi4

tao3

ku3

chi1
to ask for trouble (idiom) / to make a rod for one's own back

tao3

fa2
to suppress by armed force / to send a punitive expedition against / to crusade against

tao3

zhai4
to demand repayment

tao3

hao3
to get the desired outcome / to win favor by fawning on sb / to curry favor with / a fruitful outcome to reward one's labor

tao3

jiao4
to consult / to ask for advice

sheng1

tao3
to denounce / to condemn

yan2

tao3
discussion

yan2

tao3

hui4
discussion forum / seminar

cui1

tao3
to demand repayment of debt

shen1

tao3
to denounce

tao3

rao2
to beg for mercy / to ask for forgiveness

tao3

ren2

yan4
horrid

tao3

ren2

xi3

huan5
to attract people's affection / charming / delightful

tao3

ren2

xian2
unpleasant / disagreeable

tao3

ren2

huan1

xin1
attractive / lovable / pleasing

tao3
便
pian2

yi5
to look for a bargain / to seek advantage / to try to gain at expense of others

tao3

qiao4
deliberately provocative / saucy

tao3

bao3
to ask for bail money

tao3

yan4

gui3
disgusting person / slob

tao3

chi1
to beg for food

tao3

hao3

mai4

guai1
to curry favor by showing obeisance (idiom)

tao3

xiao3
(coll.) to take a concubine

tao3

ping2
to put down (an uprising) / to pacify

tao3

di3
to enquire / to demand details

tao3

di3

r5
erhua variant of 討底|讨底[tao3 di3]

tao3

rao3
I beg to disturb you / I trespass on your hospitality / Thank you for your hospitality!

tao3

sheng1

huo2
to eke out a living / to live from hand to mouth / to drift aimlessly

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