gu3 =
gu + Ø3

drum / CL:通[tong4],面[mian4] / to drum / to strike / to rouse / to bulge / to swell | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is beating her drums in the space station (Ø3). She is beating an archaic drum (壴) and a modern snare drum (鼓) using a twig (支). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

surname Zhu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

(archaic) drum | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Giant Squid is making some experimental beat music in the space station's bathroom. He's beating a huge 壴-type drum with a cross and a can of beans. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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dou4 =
d + ou4

variant of 豆[dou4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dou4 =
d + ou4

bean / pea / CL:棵[ke1],粒[li4] / sacrificial vessel | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote (d) is posting a scroll (𠮛) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). He's advertising some beans (豆) out of which weed (䒑) will grow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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𠮛
xx5

weed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crocodile (丷) is smoking some weed (䒑) in a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 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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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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𠮛
𠮛
xx5

purpose / aim / excellent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠮛

This character looks like a scroll, on which your aim is written. A scroll with the paper made from mandarins (口), and a flute (一) to wrap it all up. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


𠮛
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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

𠮛
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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


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zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

surname Zhi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

to support / to sustain / to erect / to raise / branch / division / to draw money / classifier for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A branch of a tree. George Washington has to repair the hull of the space station. His tool is a big cross with one end cushioned with a boxing glove, which he is to use as a hammer. As he is floating in front of the space station, the only tool to support him is a wooden branch so that he won't float away. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


gu3

li4
to encourage (HSK level 4)

gu3

zhang3
to applaud / to clap (HSK level 4)

gu3

wu3
heartening (news) / boost (morale) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

gu3

dong4
to agitate / to arouse / to instigate / to encite (HSK level 6)

bo1

lang4

gu3
a drum-shaped rattle (used by peddlers or as a toy) / rattle-drum

gu3

zao4
din

gu3

mo2
eardrum / tympanum (of the middle ear) / tympanic membrane

er3

gu3
eardrum / tympanum (of the middle ear) / tympanic membrane

da3

gu3
to beat a drum / to play a drum / (fig.) to feel nervous

gu3

sheng1
sound of a drum / drumbeat

gu3

chui1
to agitate for / to enthusiastically promote

gu3

chui1

zhe3
advocate

gu3

feng1
a forced draft (of wind, for smelting metal) / blast (in blast furnace) / bellows / to draw air using bellows

huan1

xin1

gu3

wu3
elated and excited (idiom); overjoyed

qi4

gu3

gu3
seething / fuming

da4

gu3
big bass drum

da2
退
tui4

tang2

gu3
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail

chong2

zheng3

qi2

gu3
lit. to reorganize flags and drums (idiom); to regroup after a setback / to prepare for new initiatives / to attempt a comeback

dao3

gu5
to fiddle with sth / to trade with sth

gu3

dian3
drum beat / rhythm

gu3

feng1

lu2
a blast furnace (in modern times) / a draft assisted furnace for smelting metals

ding4

yin1

gu3
timpani

da4

zhang1

qi2

gu3
with great fanfare

qi2

gu3

xiang1

dang1
lit. two armies have equivalent banners and drums (idiom); fig. evenly matched / roughly comparable (opponents)

meng2

zai4

gu3

li3
(lit.) kept inside a drum (idiom); completely in the dark

meng2

zai4

gu3

li3
variant of 蒙在鼓裡|蒙在鼓里[meng2 zai4 gu3 li3]

gu3

gu3
bulging / bursting

ling4

ren2

gu3

wu3
encouraging / heartening

gu3

feng1

ji1
bellows / ventilator / air blower

gu3

shou3
drummer

yi1

gu3

zuo4

qi4
in a spurt of energy

luo2

gu3
gongs and drums / Chinese percussion instruments

yan3

qi2

xi1

gu3
lit. lay down the flag and still the drums (idiom); fig. to cease / to give in

qiao1

bian1

gu3
to back sb up / to support sb in an argument / (lit. to beat nearby drum)

yu2

gu3
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)

fu2

gu3

xiang1

ying4
lit. the hammer fits the drum (idiom); appropriate relation between the different parts / closely interrelated

ban3

gu3
small drum for marking time

meng2

zai4

gu3

li3
variant of 蒙在鼓裡|蒙在鼓里[meng2 zai4 gu3 li3]

da3

bian1

gu3
to echo what sb said / to back sb up from the sidelines (in an argument)

geng1

gu3
drum marking night watches / night watchman's clapper

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