Pinyin final: "ou2"

The Pinyin final "ou2" 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 "ou2" can appear in.

Mnemonics for ou2

In the outhouse's kitchen.

Characters with ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: 亠 looks like a beret. Tecumseh (t) is killing time in the Outhouse's kitchen (ou2) by playing a game. His goal is to blow a petal leaf (丶) into a beret (亠) by blowing air through a flute (一).
ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / newton (abbr. for 牛頓|牛顿[niu2 dun4]) / (slang) awesome

= 𠂉 + : A bull has been locked to a big cross in the outhouse's kitchen, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership.
surname Niu
to seek / to look for / to request / to demand / to beseech

= : Mnemonic symbol: a service request bell. You know, the kind you find in a hotel on a service counter.

= : In the outhouse's kitchen, the Queen of Hearts sees a diamond ring and wants to have it immediately. Determined she rings the service bell endlessly to request the immediate handover.
ball / sphere / globe / CL:個|个[ge4] / ball game / match / CL:場|场[chang3]

= + : Martin Luther King and the Queen of Hearts are playing with a globe beach ball in the outhouse's kitchen. They put a service request bell just between them and bounce their beach ball off of it with a loud "DING".
outstanding / particularly, especially / a fault / to express discontentment against

= + : Maud Younger (y) receives a medal (mnemonic symbol for 尤) in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2) for her outstanding (尤) particularly large crutch (尢). The medal has the form of a petal leaf (丶).
surname You
marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / nobleman or high official

= + : The marquis and Rosa Luxemburg are throwing darts at a curling stone (which resembles the strokes above 失 and is held up by Hamlet) in the outhouse's kitchen. Since the curling stone is made of granite, there is no chance that one dart will ever stick to it.
surname Hou
marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / nobleman; high official
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.
house with more than 1 story / storied building / floor / CL:層|层[ceng2],座[zuo4],棟|栋[dong4]

= + : In the outhouse's kitchen (ou2), Sir Lancelot (l) set up a Christmas tree (木) next to his lunar mansion (娄). Lancelot made himself a Christmas present by adding another floor on top of his lunar mansion. His lunar mansion now is a big, storied building (楼).
surname Lou

= + : In the outhouse's kitchen (ou2), Sir Lancelot (l) set up a Christmas tree (木) next to his lunar mansion (娄). Lancelot made himself a Christmas present by adding another floor on top of his lunar mansion. His lunar mansion now is a big, storied building (楼).
head / hair style / the top / end / beginning or end / a stub / remnant / chief / boss / side / aspect / first / leading / classifier for pigs or livestock / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : Tecumseh (t) is inspecting is depiction in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). He's depicted as having a skull (mnemonic symbol for 头) head (头) with two petal leaves (⺀) in the eye holes, and having a robot (大) body.
to follow / from / because of; due to / by; via; through / (before a noun and a verb) it is for ... to ...
to follow / from / because of / due to / by / via / through / (before a noun and a verb) it is for ... to ...

= + : Mnemonic symbol: 自由古巴, a cuba libre. The character 由 itself even looks like a cuba libre.

Maud Younger (y) is taking part in a charity auction in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). She is auctioning the dinosaur bone (丨) next to her and is speaking into a microphone (曰). In the other hand she is holding a cuba libre (由), and she is already quite drunk.
to leave (a message etc) / to retain / to stay / to remain / to keep / to preserve

= + : Mnemonic symbol: an answering machine.

Li Qingzhao faces a field of answering machines that all have messages left for her in the outhouse's kitchen. As she is checking each machine for her messages, a mischievous rabbit is leaving even more messages for her when Li Qingzhao is not watching.
old variant of 留[liu2]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: an answering machine.

Li Qingzhao faces a field of answering machines that all have messages left for her in the outhouse's kitchen. As she is checking each machine for her messages, a mischievous rabbit is leaving even more messages for her when Li Qingzhao is not watching.
old variant of 留[liu2]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: an answering machine.

Li Qingzhao faces a field of answering machines that all have messages left for her in the outhouse's kitchen. As she is checking each machine for her messages, a mischievous rabbit is leaving even more messages for her when Li Qingzhao is not watching.
to flow / to disseminate / to circulate or spread / to move or drift / to degenerate / to banish or send into exile / stream of water or sth resembling one / class, rate or grade

= + : In the outhouse's kitchen Li Qingzhao is rinsing her large bowl (which is decorated with pennants and pendants). She uses a bottle of water to rinse it. She rinses it very thoroughly so that a lot of water flows over.