Mnemonic comic for


jio̅ng = ju + (e)ng1: Variant of 冂, but the left stroke is 丿, not 丨


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).


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Matthias, 2 months ago

⺆ character breakdown

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3]

Pocahontas (pi-) is eating a banana (丿) in the elevator's living room (-e3).
Character component without intrinsic meaning

= + : Mnemonic symbol: ㇆ just looks like a plow.

Someone attached a flute to the top of a crowbar to create a new instrument. When the crowbar is bowed with a plow, the vibrations of the crowbar will transfer to the flute, which in turn is producing eerie sounds.

Characters with ⺆ as component

moon / month / monthly / CL:個|个[ge4],輪|轮[lun2]

= + : Yu the Great (yu) is modelling a moon (月) in the elevator's bathroom (e4). He uses a stapler (⺆) to staple a lot of capacitors (二) together to form a moon shape, while the real moon is sitting for him.
to appear / also written 現|现[xian4]
to see / to meet / to appear (to be sth) / to interview / opinion / view

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) set up a surveillance camera (mnemonic symbol for 见) in the anthill's bathroom (an4). With its help, she can see Sun Wu Kong (儿) stapling (儿) his hat to his head.
variant of 冉[ran3]
cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a crab. In the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4), the Neanderthal man (人) and Beelzebub (b) are fighting a crab with staplers (⺆), but because the Neanderthal man (人) can't handle the stapler he accidentally staples himself in the forehead.
surname Bei
edge of a tortoiseshell / see 冉冉[ran3 ran3]

= + : 冉冉 means "soft" as well as "gradually", so I'll represent 冉 by snail mail.

= + : Robinson Crusoe drank too much in the anthill, so he's unable to receive the letter of dirt that he gets by snail mail. The snail wants to deliver it anyway, so she just staples it to the table next to Robinson.
edge of a tortoiseshell / used in 冉冉[ran3 ran3]
surname Ran
inside / inner / internal / within / interior

= + : Napoleon just can't find his stapler and suspects that Neanderthal Man has eaten it. Not thinking twice he orders Neanderthal Man to enter his CT scanner in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom, finding his stapler in Neanderthal Man's stomach.

= + : Mnemonic symbol: A CT scanner to see inside of someone.
to make a circuit / to circle / circle / circumference / lap / cycle / complete / all / all over / thorough / to help financially

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: a hula hoop. James II of England (zh) performs in front of the outhouse (ou1): he swings a hula hoop (周), juggles three mandarins (口) and balances a small heap of dirt (土) on his head. He cheated a little bit though, because he stapled the heap of dirt to his wig with a stapler (⺆).
surname Zhou / Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
week / weekly / variant of 周[zhou1]
red / pellet / powder / cinnabar

= + : Ever since Don Quixote stapled a beret to his head in front of the anthill, he has these weird headaches. To fight them, he swallows lots of painkillers in form of red pills.

Words with ⺆

⺆ is not used as a character in a word.

Sentences with ⺆

⺆ currently does not appear in any sentence.