Mnemonic comic for 丿


piě = pi + e3: radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3]


Pocahontas (pi-) is eating a banana (丿) in the elevator's living room (-e3).


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丿 character breakdown

The character 丿 cannot be broken down into individual components.

Characters with 丿 as component

archaic variant of 包[bao1]

= 丿 + : 勹 looks like an elephant: 丿 looks like the edge of the ear and ㇆ looks like the head and trunk.

Beelzebub (b) rides an elephant in front of the aorta (ao1), turning the soil with a plow (㇆). Lots of bananas (丿) are revealed in the turned earth.
Character component without intrinsic meaning

𠂉 = 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: 𠂉 looks like a key.

Imagine a banana you can't open without putting a key into each of the holes of a flute which is painted on its peel.
person; people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: Neanderthal Man (人). Robinson Crusoe (r-) is looking for snacks in the encampment's kitchen (-en2) when he suddenly spots Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏).
Variant of 冂, but the left stroke is 丿, not 丨

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: ⺆ looks like a staple, as used in a stapler.

Zeus (ju) wants to plant bananas (丿) in front of the engine ((e)ng1). He uses a plow (㇆) to dig up the earth and puts the bananas inside. To prevent the bananas from falling down, he staples them down with a stapler (⺆).
"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9)

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: Rosa Luxemburg. She's quite radical, and her name starts with "r", just like "ren2". Also, 亻appears at the left-hand side of characters, and Rosa is a leftist as well.

Robinson Crusoe (r) and Rosa Luxemburg (亻) are having their favorite snacks in the encampment's kitchen: Rosa is eating a banana (丿) and Robinson is eating a dinosaur bone (丨).
step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4]

= 丿 + : Left foot: Black sneakers.
Character component without intrinsic meaning

𠂇 = 丿 + : 𠂇 looks like a pair of scissors. Imagine a pair of scissors (𠂇) cutting open a banana (丿) to find a flute (一) inside.
eight; 8

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: eight-ball. Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eight-balls in front of the ashram (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏).
to regulate / to govern / to control / to mow

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: 乂 looks like pliers. Maud Younger (y) is using pliers (乂) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) to regulate (乂) and control (乂) the water flow of the sink. Using the pliers she has to pull a lot of bananas (丿) and fingers (㇏) out of the sink.
cereal / grain

= 丿 + : A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the elevator's kitchen. He thinks the elevator's kitchen is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull.

Words with 丿

丿 is not used as a character in a word.

Sentences with 丿

丿 currently does not appear in any sentence.