cui4 =
cu + ei4

old variant of 脆[cui4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cui4 =
cu + ei4

brittle / fragile / crisp / crunchy / clear and loud voice / neat | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The moon (月) is skating on the ice in the Eiffel tower's bathroom (ei4), although there's a warning sign (危) pointing out that it is very fragile (脆). Kitty Cat (cu) tries to warn him by shouting and waving at him, but the moon is too far away. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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wei1 =
w + ei1

surname Wei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wei1 =
w + ei1

danger / to endanger / Taiwan pr. [wei2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: danger ahead sign.

There is a Greek nymph in front of the Eiffel tower who goes around to seduce and devour all kinds of people. A crane has spotted her and flies around waving with a "danger ahead" sign to warn others, but Willy Walrus doesn't even notice: he spotted the nymph and instantaneously fell in love with her. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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e4 =
Ø + e4

distressed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 尼厄丽德, Greek nymph.

A navy seal is doing push-ups in the Erechtheion's bathroom, as a Greek nymph enters and tries to seduce him with some delicious chocolate. She even sets up a whole chocolate factory which continuously produces delicious chocolate! Albert Einstein enters and is delighted: he happily eats lots of the chocolate, making the seal very jealous. The seal is not supposed to eat chocolate during his training, so he is very distressed. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xian1 =
xi + an1

joint / seal / ancient form of 節 / surname Xian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a member of the navy seals.

A navy seal is busy digging a hole with a plough in front of the Anchor Inn as part of his training. Marie Curie thinks that this particular seal deserves to have an extra hart training, so she slyly shovels some earth back into the hole using a shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

cu

Kitty Cat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Nova,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ei4

In the bathroom of the Eiffel tower - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


gan1

cui4
straightforward / clear-cut / blunt (e.g. statement) / you might as well / simply (HSK level 5)

cui4

ruo4
weak / frail (HSK level 6)

bao2

cui4
crispy thin (cooking style)

qing1

cui4
sharp and clear / crisp / melodious / ringing / tinkling / silvery (of sound) / fragile / frail / also written 輕脆|轻脆

su1

cui4
crisp (of food)

gan1

cui4

li4

luo5
(of speech or actions) direct and efficient / without fooling around

fa1

cui4
to become brittle / to become crisp

qiao3

ke4

li4

cui4

pian4
chocolate chip

cui4

pian4
chip

cui4

gu3

le4
Cheerios (breakfast cereal)

cui4

cui4
crispy

qing1

cui4
sharp and clear / crisp / melodious / ringing / tinkling / silvery (of sound) / fragile / frail / also written 清脆

shuang3

cui4
sharp and clear / frank / straightfoward / quick / brisk / crisp and tasty

gan1

cui4

li4

suo5
see 乾脆利落|干脆利落[gan1 cui4 li4 luo5]

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