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.

乂 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).
Right-falling stroke

Mnemonic symbol: this one looks like a finger.

Napoleon (n) is giving you the finger (㇏) in the ashram's bathroom (a4).

Characters with 乂 as component

language / culture / writing / formal / literary / gentle / (old) classifier for coins / Kangxi radical 67

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a thick book.

Willy Walrus (w) wants to cook in the encampment's kitchen ((e)n2). The recipe book (文) is extremely greasy and Willy doesn't want it to touch anything, nor touch it. That's why he puts it into a beret (亠) so that it doesn't touch the floor, and uses pliers (乂) to turn the pages.
surname Wen
variant of 攴[pu1]

= 𠂉 + : Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledge hammer. Petra pinguin (pu) forgot her key (𠂉) and know she's locked out of the space station (Ø1). At first she tries to open the lock with pliers (乂), but in the end she has no choice but to use the sledge hammer (攵).
net / network

= + : Willy Walrus (w) followed a secret treasure map (冂) he found inside of the anglepod (ang3). Finally he arrived at his destination and sees a net (网) of vines. He brought two pairs of pliers (乂) with which he forces the net open to obtain the treasure.

= + : Father Time. Father Time is trying to cut an eight ball with pliers. Besides, he looks like he has just bitten in a lemon.
wind / news / style / custom / manner / CL:陣|阵[zhen4],絲|丝[si1]

= + : Frankenstein's Monster has to wait in front of the engine. Because the wind is blowing, he uses pliers to disassemble a small table and builds a shelter with the parts.
vicious / fierce / ominous / inauspicious / famine / variant of 兇|凶[xiong1]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a vicious (凶) demon mask. Xu Xian (xu) tried out an electric demon mask (凶) in front of the engine ((e)ng1), but now he can't take it off anymore. He already tried to pull the cable out of the receptacle (凵), but it didn't work. Maybe he has more luck using pliers (乂) to pull at the mask.
terrible / fearful
measure of length, ten Chinese feet (3.3 m) / to measure / husband / polite appellation for an older male

= + : Mnemonic symbol: ten feet are about 3 meters, so let's say Bigfoot. Nice side effect: that way it's easier to remember 丈夫 = husband (if your husband looks like Bigfoot). The ten feet tall Bigfoot (丈) just left the anglepod's bathroom (ang4), and he left something that looks like a big flute (一). James II of England (zh) needs to move it out of the way, but he'll touch it only with pliers (丈).
ridge / mound

= + : Guy Fawkes followed a secret map to the anglepod and in front of it he finds a small mound. The instructions on the map say that if he can pull out the secret treasure, he will have the control over all of England, so he starts to pull on a small thing sticking out of the mound using pliers.
area / region / district / small / distinguish / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: An alien from Area 51.

= + : Cupid is chilling in front of the space station, when an alien from Area 51 flies by and gives him a metal box. Unfortunately, even using pliers, Cupid is too weak to open it.

= + : Cupid receives a metal box in front of the space station. He opens it and finds a road sign with a pyramid on it. Clever as he is, he derives that it must have been sent to him from the region of Egypt.
surname Ou
to hope / to admire / variant of 稀[xi1]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: John Hope (the educator).

In front of the space station, John Hope blindfolded Marie Curie. He wants to teach her to follow him, gripping his pliers. Marie hopes that he will lead her back to the space station as soon as possible.

Words with 乂

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Sentences with 乂

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