Pinyin final: "ang4"

The Pinyin final "ang4" is used in the second half of Pinyin syllables. In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the second half of a Pinyin syllable is always represented by a location. You can visit the Pinyin index to see all Pinyin syllables from this mnemonic group, or to see all Pinyin syllables "ang4" can appear in.

Mnemonics for ang4

In the anglepod's bathroom.

Characters with ang4

to rule / to reign over
old variant of 上[shang4]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a 90 degree corner clamp, because in mathematics the 丄 symbol denotes a perpendicular connection.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) is renovating the anglepod's bathroom (ang4) and joining a flute (一) to the top (丄) of a dinosaur bone (丨) using a 90 degree angle clamp (丄).
(bound form) up; upper; above; previous / first (of multiple parts) / to climb; to get onto; to go up / to attend (class or university) / (directional complement) up / (noun suffix) on; above

= + : Mnemonic symbol: as in the movie "Up", someone will be using lots of balloons to send something on a long journey. Sherlock Holmes (sh) prepares to take off in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). He fixed a lot of balloons (上) to a flute (一), on which he plans to sit during his journey. At this moment the flute is only held back by the 90 degree corner clamp (丄) which is fixing it to the ground.

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) investigates a mysterious murder in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). Somebody has been killed while using the golden squat toilet. He finds a mysterious apparatus on top (上) of it, and breaks it open using a dinosaur bone (丨). As the apparatus breaks, he finds the murderer's weapon: The dinosaur bone is sticking in a capacitor (二), which has been hooked up to the golden squat toilet to kill the victim using the lethal electric charge.
to put / to place / to release / to free / to let go / to let out / to set off (fireworks)

= + : In the anglepod's bathroom, Frankenstein's monster crushes a square to pieces using a sledgehammer. He puts the pieces into the toilet and releases them afterwards by flushing it.
to sing / to call loudly / to chant

= + : The lancelet (昌) finds Charlie Chaplin (ch) singing (唱) loudly while taking a shower in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). The lancelet is extremely annoyed by the singing an stuffs a mandarin (口) into Charlie Chaplin's mouth (口) to make him stop.
appearance / portrait / picture / government minister / (physics) phase / (literary) to appraise (esp. by scrutinizing physical features) / to read sb's fortune (by physiognomy, palmistry etc)

= + : I take "eye" and "tree" as resembling an ent, an alive tree. Marie Curie portrays an ent in the anglepod's bathroom. Unfortunately she's really bad at painting, and her portrait resembles more a Christmas tree. The Eye of Providence enters and, just from the shape of the Christmas Tree, instantly recognizes its own portrait. The Eye of Providence asks Marie Curie how much she wants to have for the painting, but Marie Curie just wonders if the Eye of Providence is made from Radium, because it radiates so much.
manner / pattern / way / appearance / shape / classifier: kind, type

= + : Maud Younger finds a sheep painting the walls in the anglepod's bathroom. The sheep is painting the walls with a pattern of Christmas trees. Intoxicated by the pattern's appearance, she almost believes herself to stand in the middle of a mystical forest.
to forget / to overlook / to neglect

= + : Willy Walrus (w) will never forget (忘) his love who is buried in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). There is not a single day when Willy forgets (忘) to bring his heart (心) and leave it right next to his love's tombstone (亡).
to tend toward / to guide / variant of 向[xiang4]

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: there's a genus of mahogany trees which produce "向天果" or "sky fruit" because, well, they directly face the sky.

= 丿 + : In anglepod's bathroom, Marie Curie is being held up at the border control post because she tried to smuggle a sky fruit in a banana.
towards / to face / to turn towards / direction / to support / to side with / shortly before / formerly / always / all along / (suffix) suitable for ... / oriented to ...

= 丿 + : In anglepod's bathroom, Marie Curie is being held up at the border control post because she tried to smuggle a sky fruit in a banana.

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: there's a genus of mahogany trees which produce "向天果" or "sky fruit" because, well, they directly face the sky.
surname Xiang
variant of 向[xiang4] / direction / orientation / to face / to turn toward / to / towards / shortly before / formerly

= 丿 + : Mnemonic symbol: there's a genus of mahogany trees which produce "向天果" or "sky fruit" because, well, they directly face the sky.

= 丿 + : In anglepod's bathroom, Marie Curie is being held up at the border control post because she tried to smuggle a sky fruit in a banana.
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).
at or in the very same... / suitable / adequate / fitting / proper / to replace / to regard as / to think / to pawn / (coll.) to fail (a student)
to yield / to permit / to let sb do sth / to have sb do sth / to make sb (feel sad etc) / by (indicates the agent in a passive clause, like 被[bei4])

= + : Robinson Crusoe badly needs to use anglepod's bathroom, but currently it's under renovation. On the toilet seats there's a sign saying "上" and pointing to an advertising column, so Robinson thinks that they just want him to sit on top of the advertising column, and indeed there's a hole at the top of the column.
capacity / quantity / amount / to estimate / abbr. for 量詞|量词[liang4 ci2], classifier (in Chinese grammar) / measure word
elephant / CL:隻|只[zhi1] / shape / form / appearance / to imitate

= + + : Marie Curie sees the crane and the swine fight about a single mandarin in the anglepod's bathroom. To smooth down the differences, with a locomotive she drives a whole container of mandarins in the bathroom.

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: I already used an ordinary elephant for 勹, which is fine, because 勹 appears many times and 象 only a few times. Thus to represent 象 I'll use a locomotive from 1844's Austria, which was called "KFNB Elephant".
to resemble / to be like / to look as if / such as / appearance / image / portrait / image under a mapping (math.)

= + : "Look at that elephant (象). Do you know who it looks like (像)?" Xi Shi (xi) asks Kazimierz Luxemburg in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). "No, who?" "Your aunt (亻)."

= + : In anglepod's bathroom, Marie Curie and Rosa Luxemburg find a most delighting Elephant locomotive. They are so excited that they spontaneously start playing locomotive themselves, with Rosa grapping Marie's shoulders, and Marie exclaiming "choo choo" while pretending to pull a string, resembling the Elephant.
still / yet / to value / to esteem

= + : Mnemonic symbol: 和尚, a buddhist monk.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) assumed his new post inside of the anglepod's bathroom (ang4) at the border control checkpoint (冋). His first client is a buddhist monk (尚) who wants to import some aloe vera (⺌). Sherlock asks him what he thinks how large the value (尚) of his goods is, but the buddhist monk has no idea.
surname Shang