yao1 =
y + ao1

waist / lower back / pocket / middle / loins | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) is teaching the moon (月) how to dance in front of the Taos Pueblo (ao1). She tells him again and again that he absolutely has to (要) use his hips (腰) more, as it is very important (要). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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 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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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yao1 =
y + ao1

to demand / to request / to coerce | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao4 =
y + ao4

important / vital / to want / to ask for / will / going to (as future auxiliary) / may / must / (used in a comparison) must be / probably / if | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bessie Coleman shows Maud Younger how to use a knuckle duster in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom. She says it's very important and that Maud will have to get one herself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a knuckle duster. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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wang3 =
w + ang3

net (Kangxi radical 122) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one just looks like a fishing net. Willy walrus is trying to fish frozen fish from the freezer inside the Songgwangsa. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


wan1

yao1
to stoop

lan3

yao1
stretch

yao1

bu4
waist / small of the back

yao1

zi5
kidney

hou4

yao1
lower back

yao1

ban3
waist and back / fig. upright and still healthy

shan1

yao1
halfway up a mountain / lit. waist of mountain

yao1

bao1
waist purse (old) / (fig.) purse / pocket / waist pack / fanny pack / bum bag

dian3

tou2

ha1

yao1
to nod one's head and bow (idiom); bowing and scraping / unctuous fawning

shen1

lan3

yao1
to stretch oneself

tao1

yao1

bao1
to pay / to foot the bill

yao1

zhui1

jian1

pan2
intervertebral disk

yao1

zhui1
lumbar vertebra (lower backbone)

yao1

dai4
belt

cheng1

yao1
to support / to brace

yao1

guo3
cashew nuts

yao1

zhi1
waist

lan2

yao1
(hitting) squarely in the middle / (slicing) across the middle / to hold by the waist

yao1

wei2
waist measurement / girth

yao1

chan2

wan4

guan4
lit. ten thousand strings of cash in money belt (idiom); carrying lots of money / extremely wealthy / loaded

ku4

yao1

dai4
waistband

ha1

yao1
to bend

mao2

yao1
to bend over

deng3

yao1

san1

jiao3

xing2
isosceles triangle

xi4

yao1
slender waist / fig. pretty woman / mortise and tenon joint on a coffin

xian1

yao1
slender waistline

mao2

yao1
(dialect) to bend over

shu4

yao1
girdle

da1

yao1
harness pad (on draught animal)

cha1

yao1
to put one's hands on one's hips

yao1

guo3

ji1

ding1
chicken with cashew nuts

yao1

gan3

zi5
waist / small of the back / (fig.) backing

yao1

zhui1

jian1

pan2

tu1

chu1
slipped disk / vertebral herniation / prolapsed disk

yao1

zhui1

jian1

pan2

tu1

chu1

zheng4
herniated lumbar disk

yao1

rou4
loin

yao1

jin1

yi1

zi3
golden seal at the waist, purple gown (idiom); in official position

niu3

yao1
to sway one's hips / to twist one's waist

wan1

yao1

tuo2

bei4
slouch / stoop / poor posture

gong1

yao1
to bow / to bend at the waist

ban4

yao1
middle / halfway

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