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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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


shu4

zi4

yong4

hu4
线
xian4

lu4
digital subscriber line (DSL)

yi4

yong4

xing4
ease of use / usability

you3

zuo4

yong4
effective / to have impact

he2

xiang1

hu4

zuo4

yong4
nuclear interaction

qi4

yong4
to stop using / to abandon / abandoned / deprecated

zheng4

yong4
correct usage

san1

yong4

biao3
instrument console (diving)

wu3

qi4

ke3

yong4

wu4

zhi4
weapons-usable material

sha1

shou3

ji2

ying4

yong4
killer application / killer app

sha1

jun1

zuo4

yong4
sterilization

sha1

ji1

yan1

yong4

niu2

dao1
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam

min2

yong4

he2

guo2

jia1
civil nuclear power

shui3

lu4

liang3

yong4
amphibious (vehicle)

chen2

ji1

zuo4

yong4
sedimentation (geology)

mu4

yu4

yong4

pin3
bath product

huo2

xue2

huo2

yong4
to creatively combine learning with usage / to learn and apply pragmatically

huo2

yong4
to apply (knowledge etc) creatively and flexibly / to use a word flexibly (e.g. a noun as an adjective)

pai4

shang4

yong4

chang3
to put to good use / to come in handy

rong2

shi2

zuo4

yong4
dissolving / erosion by groundwater / corrosion

lan4

yong4

quan2

li4
abuse of power

lan4

yong4

zhi2

quan2
abuse of power

ting1

hua4

zuo4

yong4
alkylation

wu2

suo3

bu4

yong4

qi2

ji2
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous

wu2

suo3

yong4

xin1
not paying attention to anything (idiom); to idle time away

wu2

yong4

zhi1

shu4
useless person (originally from Zhuangzi's "A Happy Excursion" 逍遙遊|逍遥游)

bu4

zhong1

yong4
unfit for anything / no good / useless

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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