dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

winter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: udon noodles, 乌冬面.

The first signs of spring were visible in form of blossoms (⺀) appearing everywhere in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), but then the winter (冬) came back and froze them. To keep warm, Doggy Dog (du) eats a hot soup with udon noodles (冬). Wearing high heels (夂) he also enjoys to keep moving and stomps on the frozen blossoms. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

surname Dong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

(onom.) beating a drum / rat-a-tat | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

du

Doggy Dog - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ren3

dong1
honeysuckle / Lonicera japonica

dong1

mian2
hibernation

long2

dong1
midwinter / the depth of winter

dong1

tian1
winter / CL:個|个[ge4]

dong1

zhi4
Winter Solstice, 22nd of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 22nd December-5th January

dong1

yi1
winter clothes

dong1

ao4

hui4
winter Olympics

ding1

dong1
(onom.) ding dong / jingling of bells / clanking sound

han2

dong1
wintry

dong1

qing1
holly

tian1

men2

dong1
asparagus

dong1

gong1
Winter Palace (St Petersburg) / Hermitage Museum

bo1

sai1

dong1
Poseidon, God of the sea in Greek mythology

dong1

gu1
grade of Shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes)

dong1

gua1
wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida) / white gourd / white hairy melon / Chinese squash

guo4

dong1
to get through the winter

dong1

ji4
winter

yan2

dong1
severe winter

yue4

dong1
to pass the winter / to overwinter / to hibernate

dong1

bu4

la1
Dombra or Tambura, Kazakh plucked lute

dong1

sun3
winter bamboo shoots (smaller and tenderer as a result of being dug out before they come out of the soil)

ge4

la1

dan1

dong1

shan1
Mount Geladaindong or Geladandong in Qinghai (6621 m), the main peak of the Tanggula mountain range 唐古拉山脈|唐古拉山脉[Tang2 gu3 la1 shan1 mai4]

ge4

la1

dan1

dong1

feng1
Mount Geladaindong or Geladandong in Qinghai (6621 m), the main peak of the Tanggula mountain range 唐古拉山脈|唐古拉山脉[Tang2 gu3 la1 shan1 mai4]

tian1

dong1

an1

suan1
aspartic acid (Asp), an amino acid

tian1

dong1

ben3

bing3

er4

tai4

zhi3
aspartame C14H18N2O (artificial sweetener)

tian1

dong1

xian1

an4
asparagine (Asn), an amino acid

tian1

men2

dong1

ke1
Asparagaceae, family of flowering plants which includes asparagus

ji4

dong1
final month of winter (i.e. twelfth month of lunar calendar)

shou1

dong1
harvest season / autumn

chun1

xia4

qiu1

dong1
the four seasons / spring, summer, autumn and winter

chun1

sheng1

,

xia4

zhang3

,

qiu1

shou1

,

dong1

cang2
sow in spring, develop in summer, harvest in autumn, store in winter (idiom)

he2

dong1

tian1
nuclear winter

kuan3

dong1
coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara), plant in sunflower family Asteracae used a cough suppressant

can2

dong1

la4

yue4
final days of the lunar year

wu1

dong1

mian4
udon noodles

wu2

dong1

wu2

xia4
regardless of the season / all the year round

jia1

dong1
Chiatung township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan

ai4

dong1

hua1
coltsfoot flower (used in TCM) / Flos Farfarae

men2

dong1
abbr. for 天門冬|天门冬[tian1 men2 dong1], asparagus

li4

dong1
Lidong or Start of Winter, 19th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 7th-21st November

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