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, about 2 years 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, about 2 years 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, about 2 years 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, 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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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 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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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ei1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


wei1

xian3
danger / dangerous (HSK level 4)

wei1

hai4
to jeopardize / to harm / to endanger / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wei1

ji1
crisis / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

zhuan3

wei1

wei2

an1
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)

wei1

hai4

xing4
harmfulness

wei1

zai4

dan4

xi1
in imminent peril (idiom) / on the brink of crisis

an1

wei1
safety and danger / safety

ji2

ji2

ke3

wei1
imminent danger (idiom); approaching a crisis

wei1

di4

ma3

la1
Guatemala / see also 瓜地馬拉|瓜地马拉[Gua1 di4 ma3 la1]

lin2

wei1
dying (from illness) / facing death / on one's deathbed

wei1

di4

ma3

la1

ren2
Guatemalan (person)

wei1

lou2
dangerous housing / building that is about to collapse

wei1

zhong4
critically ill

chui2

wei1
close to death / life-threatening (illness)

wei1

nan4
calamity

wei1

dai4
grave danger / in jeopardy / in a critical condition

bin1

wei1
endangered (species) / in imminent danger / critically ill

wei1

ji1

si4

fu2
danger lurks on every side (idiom)

bing4

wei1
to be critically ill / to be terminally ill

wei1

ju2
perilous situation

wei1

fang2
decrepit house

wei1

yan2

song3

ting1
frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk / reds under the beds

wei1

xian3

pin3
hazardous materials

wei1

ji2
critical / desperate (situation)

jing1

ji4

wei1

ji1
economic crisis

wei1

ji2
to endanger / to jeopardize / a danger (to life, national security etc)

ju1

an1

si1

wei1
to think of danger in times of safety / to be vigilant in peacetime (idiom)

cheng2

ren2

zhi1

wei1
to take advantage of sb's precarious position

wei1

er2

bu4

chi2
national danger, but no support (idiom, from Analects); the future of the nation is at stake but no-one comes to the rescue

wei1

ruo4

zhao1

lu4
precarious as morning dew (idiom); unlikely to last out the day

wei1

ci2

song3

ting1
to startle sb with scary tale

wei1

po4
urgent / pressing danger

wei1

tu2
dangerous road

wei1

zhong4

bing4

ren2
critically ill patient

wei1

xian3

jing3

gao4

deng1
hazard lights

wei1

ju4
afraid / apprehensive

wei1

xing4
risk

wei1

jing4
steep and perilous path

wei1

hai4

ping2

jia4
hazard assessment

wei1

ru2

lei3

luan3
precarious as pile of eggs (idiom); ready to fall and break at any moment / in a dangerous state

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