cao3 =
c + ao3

grass / straw / manuscript / draft (of a document) / careless / rough / CL:棵[ke1],撮[zuo3],株[zhu1],根[gen1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The King of Chu has an important appointment today, so he set a special alarm the day before. Before he went to sleep on his artificial lawn, he set up a bale of straw just above his artificial lawn; when the alarm goes off the bale of straw will fall down on him and wake him up. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


cao4 =
c + ao4

variant of 肏[cao4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - 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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zao3 =
z + ao3

early / morning / Good morning! | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: your very own annoying alarm clock going off in the morning. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

c

The King of Chu - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


cao3

an4
draft (legislation, proposal etc) (HSK level 6)

cao3

shuai4
careless / negligent / sloppy / not serious (HSK level 6)

qi3

cao3
to make a draft / to draw up (plans) (HSK level 6)

cao3

yao4
herbal medicine

mu4

cao3
pasture / forage grass / pasturage

cao3

mao4
straw hat

cun4

cao3

bu4

sheng1
lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom) / fig. barren

cao3

jian1

ren2

ming4
human life as grass (idiom); to kill people like scything grass / a politician acting with total disregard for the life of his countrymen

liang2

cao3
army provisions / rations and fodder

jian3

cao3

ji1
grass mower

cao3

ben3
grass / herb

cao3
稿
gao3
draft / outline / sketch

cao3

xie2
straw sandals

cao3

guo3
black cardamom / (dialect) strawberry

liao2

cao3
careless / slovenly / illegible (of handwriting)

cao3

zhi3
rough straw paper / toilet paper / brown paper

dao4

cao3

ren2
scarecrow

ge1

cao3

ji1
lawn mower (machine)

gan1

cao3
hay

da3

cao3

jing1

she2
lit. beat the grass to scare the snake / to inadvertently alert an enemy / to punish sb as a warning to others (idiom)

shui3

cao3
water plants / habitat with water source and grass

za2

cao3
weeds

cao3

cong2
underbrush

gan1

cao3
licorice root

cao3

ti3
see 草書|草书[cao3 shu1]

cao3

liao4
fodder

gu3

cao3
straw

suo1

cao3
coco-grass or nut sedge (Cyperus rotundus)

chu2

cao3
to hoe / to weed

cao3

bao1
idiot / straw bag

cao3

pi2
turf / sward / sod

cao3

cao3
carelessly / hastily

cao3

mei2
strawberry / CL:顆|颗[ke1] / (Taiwan) hickey / love bite

cao3

ni3
first draft / to draw up (a first version)

ye3

cao3
weeds / mistress or prostitute (old)

cao3

shu1
grass script / cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)

cao3

ben3

zhi2

wu4
herbaceous plant

cao3

wu1
thatched hut

zhong1

cao3

yao4
Chinese herbal medicine

cao3

ping2
lawn

Example sentences for

 
everywhere - gold and jade in glorious splendor - everywhere - rare flowers
Everywhere is gold and jade in glorious splendor, all over are very rare flowers and herbs
 
want - avoid - emerge - matter - only - cut weeds and eliminate the roots
If you want to avoid new trouble to emerge, the only thing to do is to cut the weeds and eliminate the roots

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