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

Mnemonic symbol: a first aid kit. Can you see the cross on the container? - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

yu

Aphrodite - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


shi2

yong4

zhu3

yi4
pragmatism

xiang1

hu4

zuo4

yong4
to interact / interaction / interplay

gong1

yong4
function

liang3

yong4
dual-use
沿
yan2

yong4
to continue to use (old methods) / to apply as before / according to usage

gan3

qing2

yong4

shi4
to act impetuously (idiom); on an impulse

ri4

yong4
daily expenses / of everyday use

lian2

yong4
to continue using / use together with sth / use next

xi2

yong4
to use habitually / usual / conventional

yong4

zi4
to use letters / to use words / diction

xin1

li3

zuo4

yong4
mental reaction

xin1

wu2

er4

yong4
one cannot concentrate on two things at the same time

ji2

cha1

ji2

yong4
plug-and-play

xun2

huan2
使
shi3

yong4
recycle / to use in cyclic order

xie2

tong2

zuo4

yong4
synergy / cooperative interaction

qiang2

xiang1

hu4

zuo4

yong4
strong interaction (in particle physics) / strong force

qiang2

zuo4

yong4

li4
the strong force (in nuclear physics)

qiang2

zuo4

yong4
strong interaction (governing hadrons in nuclear physics)

ruo4

xiang1

hu4

zuo4

yong4
weak interaction (in particle physics) / weak force

yi1

xin1

er4

yong4
to do two things at once (idiom) / to multitask / to divide one's attention

xin4

yong4

feng1

xian3
credit risk

ruo4

zuo4

yong4

li4
the weak force (in particle physics)

ruo4

zuo4

yong4
weak interaction

yin3

yong4

ju4
quotation

ge1

ji1

yan1

yong4

niu2

dao1
lit. why use a pole-ax to slaughter a chicken? (idiom) / fig. to waste effort on a trifling matter / also written 殺雞焉用牛刀|杀鸡焉用牛刀[sha1 ji1 yan1 yong4 niu2 dao1]

xin4

yong4

e2
credit limit

chang2

yong4

zi4
everyday words

chang2

yong4

pin3
everyday implement / object of everyday use

gong1

kuang4

yong4

di4
industrial and mining area

xin4

yong4

zheng4

quan4
instrument of credit / letter of credit / see also 信用證|信用证[xin4 yong4 zheng4] / CL:張|张[zhang1]
使
shi3

yong4

jia4

zhi2
usable value

beng1

huai4

zuo4

yong4
mass wasting (geology) / slope movement

yong4

hu4
线
xian4
subscriber line

li4

yong4

ren2

gong1

chui1

qi4
oral inflation

zhuan1

yong4

ji2

cheng2

dian4

lu4
application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC)

xin4

yong4

ping2

ji2
credit rating

zhuan1

yong4

wang3

lu4
dedicated network

kuan1

da3

zhai3

yong4
to give oneself leeway (idiom) / to allow room for error

bie2

wu2

ta1

yong4
to have no other use or purpose (idiom)

shi2

ji4

ying4

yong4
practical application

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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