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Making Chinese characters memorable

ㄕㄨㄚ

shuā

brush
See how characters are made

Break characters down into their components to see semantic and phonetic hints

  • ㄕㄨㄚ

    shuā

    brush

    • 𡰯

      • shī

        corpse

      • ㄐㄧㄣ

        jīn

        towel

    • ㄉㄠ

      dāo

      knife

Make characters memorable

Write short, mnemonic stories about the characters to make them easier to remember

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SWIPE your sword to cut the turban(and head) off the corpse
by alloverjimmy

Vocabulary

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