Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 解



to break up, unravel, to separate, solution, to melt


jiě, jiè, xiè


Left: horn/corner (Image of a horn with head of an animal), right: sword , cow


The horn is cut by a sword from a cow: This is a "breaking up".


knife, sword(variantes are: blade and 刅)
cow(second earth branch)
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了解 liǎo jiě to understand; to realize; to find out
解除 jiě chú to remove; to sack; to get rid of; to relieve (sb of their duties); to free; to lift (an embargo); to rescind (an agreement)
调解 tiáo jiě to mediate; to bring parties to an agreement
瓦解 wǎ jiě to collapse; to disintegrate; to crumble
讲解 jiǎng jiě to explain
解答 jiě dá answer; explanation; solution (to a math equation)
谅解 liàng jiě to understand; to make allowances for; understanding
解聘 jiě pìn to dismiss an employee; to sack
解剖 jiě pōu to dissect (an animal); to analyze; anatomy
水解 shuǐ jiě hydrolysis (chemical reaction with water)
电解 diàn jiě electrolysis

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