surname Mi
rice / CL:粒[li4] / meter (classifier)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a sack of rice.

Marilyn Monroe and the mean crocodile celebrate Christmas with a Christmas tree inside of the space station. Coincidentally they got each other the same present: each of them is giving the other one a sack of rice.

米 character breakdown

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1]

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of the ashram (a1).
one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system
surname Mu
tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a Christmas tree.

Malte Monkey (mu) is setting up a Christmas tree (木) in the bathroom of the space station (Ø4). He decorates the tree with eight-balls (八) and puts a holy cross (十) at the top of the tree.
(bound form) tree / (bound form) wood / unresponsive; numb; wooden

Characters with 米 as component

to come / to arrive / to come round / ever since / next

= + : Mnemonic symbol: mailwoman. Lancelot (l) is super happy that his inflatable crocodile (丷) and live size Ai Weiwei (未) puppet finally arrived (来). The mailwoman (来) delivered them straight to the kitchen of the airplane (ai2).

= + : Mnemonic symbol: mailwoman. Sir Lancelot (l) is visiting the mailwoman (來) in the airplane's kitchen (ai2). As a gift, he brought a Christmas tree (木) decorated with rubber chicken (从).
surname Lou / one of the 28 lunar mansions in Chinese astronomy

= + : Bessie Coleman (女) invited Sir Lancelot (l) over for dinner in her lunar mansion (娄) in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). Because Lancelot is extremely hungry, he brings a sack of rice (米) as a present for his host.
to break / to snap / to cut off / to give up or abstain from sth / to judge / (usu. used in the negative) absolutely / definitely / decidedly

= + + : Doggy Dog is working out in the anthill's bathroom. He uses two big barbells, but they are not enough: He attached shovels to the barbells and sacks of rice on them. The load is too much though: Just as he is pushing the barbells up the shafts of the shovels snap.
old variant of 辨[bian4]

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: a sampling tool. Brunhilde (bi) wants to distinguish a huge banana (丿) from a sack of rice (米) in the anthill's bathroom (an4), so she sticks her sampling tool (釆) into each of them and takes a small sample.
kind / type / class / category / similar / like / to resemble

= + : Lancelot (l) wants to save mankind (类), so he plans to breed the perfect rice plant. To find the perfect seed he programmed a robot (大) to classify (类) every corn of a sack of rice (米) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4) so he can choose the best one.
essence / extract / vitality / energy / semen / sperm / mythical goblin spirit / highly perfected / elite / the pick of sth / proficient (refined ability) / extremely (fine) / selected rice (archaic)

= + : Joan of Arc scoops a bit of water from the fountain of youth in front of the engine and pours it into a bowl of rice. The water refines the rice into rice wine, and as Joan of Arc drinks it, she finds her spirit renewed.
to bewilder / crazy about / fan / enthusiast / lost / confused

= + : As Marilyn Monroe (mi) is unsuspectingly walking just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2) she is hit by a falling sack of rice (米) so hard that she is knocked out of her gladiator sandals (辶). After she wakes up from a short coma (迷) she wonders where the sack of rice found so much gravity.
to continue / to follow after / to go on with / to succeed / to inherit / then / afterwards

= + + : Joan of Arc (ji) has to watch how a sack of rice (米) falls on the silk worm (纟) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and squeezes the silk worm to death. Joan of Arc, while burying the silk worm with a shovel (乚) under a heap of rice, swears to continue (继) the silk worm's work. She will take over the silk worm's jacket and earthenware bowl (继) and continue (继) its work to build the ultimate cocoon.
old variant of 糖[tang2]

= + : Tecumseh (t) was happily eating his Tanghulu (糖) just inside the anglepod's kitchen (ang2) when he fell over a sack of rice (米). Now his Tanghulu is sticking to his tang jacket (唐), which annoys him a lot.
sugar / sweets / candy / CL:顆|颗[ke1],塊|块[kuai4]

= + : Tecumseh (t) was happily eating his Tanghulu (糖) just inside the anglepod's kitchen (ang2) when he fell over a sack of rice (米). Now his Tanghulu is sticking to his tang jacket (唐), which annoys him a lot.
material / stuff / grain / feed / to expect / to anticipate / to guess

= + : Li Qingzhao sees the matador fighting a sack of rice in the aorta's bathroom. At least she thinks she is fighting the sack of rice as he is repeatedly stabbing it. Truth is that he is working as inspector and taking samples of the rice to inspect the material.
coarse / rough / thick (for cylindrical objects) / unfinished / vulgar / rude / crude

= + : Kitty Cat (cu) wants to store her sacks of rice (米) in a shelf (且) in front of the space station (Ø1), but the sacks are too thick (粗) and do not fit.
variant of 粗[cu1]
remote / distant / variant of 粗[cu1]

Words with 米

(name) Jamie; Jim
see 榻榻米[ta4 ta4 mi3]
a person who doesn't manage a household would not be aware how expensive it is (idiom)
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom) / fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off / to go for wool and come back shorn
see 偷雞不成蝕把米|偷鸡不成蚀把米[tou1 ji1 bu4 cheng2 shi2 ba3 mi3]
Way of the Five Pecks of Rice (Taoist movement) / Way of the Celestial Master

Sentences with 米