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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Matthias, 8 months ago

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: the character looks like a key.
person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

= 丿 + : Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the encampment (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏).
person; people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9)

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: Rosa Luxemburg (she's quite radical). Robinson Crusoe (r) and Rosa Luxemburg (亻) are having their favorite snacks in the engine's kitchen: Rosa is eating a banana (丿) and Robinson is eating a dinosaur bone (丨).
ability / talent / sb of a certain type / a capable individual / then and only then / just now / (before an expression of quantity) only

= + + 丿 : The King of Chu has been bitten by a X-ray tube and has gained the special ability of X-ray vision. In the airplane, he holds a banana in each hand; through his x-ray vision ability, he is able to see that in one of them there's a crowbar hidden, in the other one a flute.
(variant of 才[cai2]) just now / (before an expression of quantity) only
step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4]

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

Looks like a pair of scissors.
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.

Words with 丿

丿 is not used as a character in a word.

Sentences with 丿

丿 currently does not appear in any sentence.