fan1 =
f + an1

to turn over / to flip over / to overturn / to rummage through / to translate / to decode / to double / to climb over or into / to cross | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Anchor Inn (an1), Frankenstein's Monster (f) is flipping over (翻) his tomatoes (番) very, very carefully. In order not to damage them he always turns them over on a few feathers (羽). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
fan1 =
f + an1

foreign country / foreigner / foreign (non-Chinese) / barbarian / classifier for occurrences (of an action or deed) / -fold (as in twofold etc) / kind / sort | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Frankenstein's Monster (f) is growing tomatoes (番) from a foreign country (番) on a field (田) in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). From time to time he uses a sampling tool (釆) to draw some ketchup (番) to see if the tomatoes are ready yet. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


pan1 =
p + an1

surname Pan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 4 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
bian4 =
bi + an4

old variant of 辨[bian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sampling tool. Brynhildr (bi) wants to distinguish a huge banana (丿) from a sack of rice (米) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), so she sticks her sampling tool (釆) into each of them and takes a small sample. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
mi3 =
mi + Ø3

surname Mi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mi3 =
mi + Ø3

rice / CL:粒[li4] / meter (classifier) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sack of rice.

Marilyn Monroe and the mean crocodile celebrate Christmas with a Christmas tree inside of the space station. Coincidentally they got each other the same present: each of them is giving the other one a sack of rice. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



=

+
ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
yu3 =
yu + Ø3

feather / 5th note in pentatonic scale | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is studying the structure of a feather inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
xi2 =
xi + Ø2

surname Xi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi2 =
xi + Ø2

to practice / to study / habit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie is practising to take off her beret using a plough in the space station's entrance. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

f

Frankenstein's Monster - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


fan1

yi4
to translate / to interpret / translator / interpreter / translation / interpretation / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 4)

tui1

fan1
to overthrow (HSK level 6)

nao4

fan1
to have a falling out / to have a big argument

ren2

yang3

ma3

fan1
to suffer a crushing defeat (idiom) / in a pitiful state / in a complete mess / to roll (with laughter)

fan1

kai1
to open up

fan1

gun3
to roll / to boil

fan1

zhuan3
to roll / to turn over / to invert / to flip

da3

fan1
to overturn / to overthrow / to strike down (an enemy)

fan1

xin1
to revamp / a face-lift / to retread (a tire) / to refurbish (old clothes) / newly emerging

tian1

fan1

di4

fu4
sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion / everything turned on its head

fan1

kan4
to browse / to look over (books)

fan1

xiu1
to rebuild (house or road) / to overhaul

fan1

tian1

fu4

di4
sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion / everything turned on its head

fan1

lian3
to fall out with sb / to become hostile

xian1

fan1
to turn sth over / to overturn

fan1

ban3
to reprint / reproduction / pirate copy / (fig.) imitation / carbon copy / clone

hou4

kong1

fan1
backward somersault / backflip

fan1

lai2

fu4

qu4
to toss and turn (sleeplessly) / again and again

fan1

ran2
to change quickly and completely / also written 幡然

fan1

yun2

fu4

yu3
to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom); fig. to shift one's ground / tricky and inconstant / to make love

fan1

yue4
to cross / to surmount / to transcend

fan1

yue4
to thumb through / to flip through (a book)

fan1

gen1

tou5
to tumble / to turn a cartwheel / a somersault

fan1

chuan2
to capsize / (fig.) to suffer a setback or defeat

fan1

fan1
to double / to increase by a certain number of times

fan1

che1

yu2
ocean sunfish (Mola mola)

fan1

gong4
to retract testimony / to withdraw a confession

fan1

guo4
to turn over / to transform

fan1

teng2
to turn over / to surge / to churn / to rummage / raging (torrent)

fan1

an4
to reverse a verdict / to present different views on a historical person or verdict

fan1

dong4
turn over (one's hand)

fan1

xiang1

dao3

gui4
to overturn trunks and boxes / to make a thorough search (idiom)

fan1

shen1
to turn over (when lying) / (fig.) to free oneself / to emancipate oneself / to bring about a change of one's fortunes

fan1

shan1

yue4

ling3
to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey

fan1

jiang1

dao3

hai3
lit. overturning seas and rivers (idiom) / fig. overwhelming / earth-shattering / in a spectacular mess

fan1

ling3
turndown collar / lapel

fan1

gai4
flip-top (mobile phone, handbag etc) / to rebuild / to renovate

fan1

pai1
to reproduce photographically / to duplicate / to adapt (as a movie) / to remake (a movie) / adaptation / reproduction / remake

fan1

shou3

wei2

yun2

fu4

shou3

bian4

yu3
lit. turning his hand palm up he gathers the clouds, turning his hand palm down he turns them to rain / very powerful and capable (idiom)

ji1

qi4

fan1

yi4
machine translation

Example sentences for

 
that - assist - horse - review - overthrow - (le) - heaven - lord - destroy - imperial - horse - prison
That stable keeper overthrew General Ma and destroyed the stables

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