yong4 =
yu + (e)ng4

to use / to employ / to have to / to eat or drink / expense or outlay / usefulness / hence / therefore | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite hurt her leg when she slipped in Stonehenge's bathroom. The moon helps her to splint her leg using the bathroom's first aid kit and a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a first aid kit. Can you see the cross on the container? - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


zuo4

yong4
to act on / to affect / action / function / activity / impact / result / effect / purpose / intent / to play a role / corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)
使
shi3

yong4
to use / to employ / to apply / to make use of (HSK level 4)

xin4

yong4

ka3
credit card (HSK level 4)

shi2

yong4
practical / functional / pragmatic / applied (science) (HSK level 5)

fei4

yong4
cost / expenditure / expense / CL:筆|笔[bi3],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yun4

yong4
to use / to put to use (HSK level 5)

li4

yong4
to exploit / to make use of / to use / to take advantage of / to utilize (HSK level 5)

ri4

yong4

pin3
articles for daily use / CL:件[jian4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

yong4

tu2
use / application (HSK level 5)

ying4

yong4
to use / to apply / application / applicable (HSK level 5)

tong1

yong4
common (use) / interchangeable (HSK level 6)

yong4

gong1
diligent / industrious (in one's studies) / to study hard / to make great effort (HSK level 6)

min2

yong4
(for) civilian use (HSK level 6)

yin3

yong4
to quote / to cite / to recommend / to appoint (HSK level 6)

fu4

zuo4

yong4
side effect (HSK level 6)

yong4

hu4
user / consumer / subscriber / customer (HSK level 6)

nai4

yong4
durable (HSK level 6)

yong4

jin4
to exhaust / to use up completely

wu2

yong4
useless / worthless

qi3

yong4
to start using / (computing) to enable (a feature)

yong4

zuo4
to use for the purpose of / to serve as

sheng3

chi1

jian3

yong4
to live frugally / to economize on food and clothing / to scrimp and save

liu2

yong4
to continue in employment / to hold on to one's job / to continue using

wu4

yong4
to misuse

yong4

ju4
appliance / utensil

guan3

yong4
efficacious / useful

xue2

yi3

zhi4

yong4
to study sth to apply it / study for practical applications

zuo4

yong4

li4
effort / active force / applied force

qi3

yong4
to promote / to reinstate (in a position or job)

xiao4

yong4
usefulness / effectiveness / (economics) utility

nuo2

yong4
to embezzle / to divert funds

yong4

yi4
intention / purpose

chang2

yong4
in common usage

dao4

yong4
to embezzle / to defraud / to use illegitimately / to misappropriate

shi2

yong4
food product / to use as food / edible

wai4

yong4
external

shan4

yong4
be good at using something

guang1

he2

zuo4

yong4
photosynthesis

yong4

shan4
to dine

yong4

yu3
choice of words / wording / phraseology / term

Example sentences for

 
King - want - suitable - weapon - ? - Actually - not-hard
The king wants a suitable weapon? Actually, it is no problem
 
where - afraid - not be able to borrow - one - suitable - weapon
There is no need to be afraid to not be able to borrow a suitable weapon
使  
Specially - come - here - towards - you - borrow - to use
So I came here especially to borrow one from you
 
these - heavenly - peach - is - queen mother - particularly - for - start - peach - pageant - use
These heavenly peaches are used especially for the queen mother's peach banquet
 
we - come - here - pick - peach - what - use - he - know
We came here to pick peaches, what use is it to let him know?
 
I - is - great sage the equal of heaven - you - pick - peach - what - use
I'm the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven. What do you pick the peaches for?
 
handle - me - one - still - have to - use - plot against
To deal with me, you still have to use traps

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