dan3 =
d + an3

the gall / the nerve / courage / guts / gall bladder | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yue4 =
yu + e4

moon / month / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is modelling a moon in the bathroom of the Erechtheion. She uses a stapler to staple a lot of capacitors together to form a moon shape, while the real moon watches over her shoulder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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


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zhan1 =
zh + an1

surname Zhan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhan1 =
zh + an1

excellent / verbose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
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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, 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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丿
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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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+

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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an3

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


dan3

xiao3

gui3
coward (HSK level 5)

dan3

qie4
timid / cowardly (HSK level 6)

dan3

da4

wang4

wei2
daring / presumptuous / daredevil

dan3

guan3
bile duct

dan3

gu4

chun2
cholesterol

wo4

xin1

chang2

dan3
lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge

fang4

dan3
to act boldly

dan3

jie2

shi2
gallstone

ti2

xin1

diao4

dan3
(saying) to be very scared and on edge

dan3

shi2
courage and insight

chi4

dan3

zhong1

xin1
lit. red-bellied devotion (idiom); whole-hearted loyalty / to serve sb with body and soul

da4

dan3
brazen / audacious / outrageous / bold / daring / fearless

dan3

qi4
courageous / bold

xin1

jing1

dan3

chan4
see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xin1 jing1 dan3 zhan4]

hai3

dan3
sea urchin

dan3

jian3
choline (amine related to vitamin B complex)

dan3

zhan4

xin1

jing1
to tremble with fear (idiom) / scared witless

dan3

da4
daring / bold / audacious

dan3

liang4
courage / boldness / guts

ming2

mu4

zhang1

dan3
openly and without fear / brazenly

dan3

zi5
courage / nerve / guts

dan3

nang2
gall bladder

dan3

xiao3
cowardice / timid

xin1

dan3
courage

dan3

zhi1
gall / bile

dan3

da4

bao1

tian1
reckless / extremely daring

dan3

gan3
to dare (negative connotation) / to have the audacity to (do sth)

dou3

dan3
(courteous) to be so bold as to

xin1

jing1

dan3

zhan4
lit. heart alarmed, trembling in fear (idiom); prostrate with fear / scared witless

wen2

feng1

sang4

dan3
hear the wind and lose gall (idiom); terror-stricken at the news

dan3

hong2

su4
bilirubin

long2

dan3

zi3
gentian violet C25H30ClN3 / crystal violet

gan1

dan3

xiang1

zhao4
to treat one another with absolute sincerity (idiom); to show total devotion

gou3

dan3

bao1

tian1
extremely daring (idiom) / foolhardy

xiong2

dan3

cao3
Conyza blinii

xiong2

dan3
bear gall (used in TCM)

dan3

r5
see 膽子|胆子[dan3 zi5]

dan3

li4
courage / bravery

you3

dan3

liang4
courageous

dan3

xiao3

ru2

shu3
chicken-hearted (idiom) / gutless

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