Pinyin "cha2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "cha2" is split up into two parts: "ch" and "a2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "ch"

Ch is for Charlie Chaplin.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a2"

In the ashram's kitchen.

Characters pronounced cha2

tea / tea plant / CL:杯[bei1],壺|壶[hu2]

= + + : Neanderthal Man (人) is just about to make the discovery of concocting the first tea (茶) in the history of humanity. In the ashram's kitchen (a2), he put artificial lawn (艹) into a sewage pipe sticking out of the floor (朩) and boils it. He also has a special ingredient: he also boils Charlie Chaplin (ch) for an extra strong taste.
to research / to check / to investigate / to examine / to refer to / to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a detective.

= + : Just inside the ashram's kitchen, the detective is investigating a passed out Charlie Chaplin who's lying under a Christmas tree. Could it have something to do with the big empty mug which was formerly filled with glühwein?
to examine / to inquire / to observe / to inspect / to look into / obvious / clearly evident

= + : Charlie Chaplin (ch) just graduated, but in the ashram's kitchen an undercover agent (察) confronts him. The undercover agent has been investigating (察) Charlie's activities for quite some time and accuses Charlie of having copied most of his thesis. Charlie Chaplin bursts out in tears and admits the charges. He instantly offers to burn his graduation cap (宀) as a sacrifice (祭), hoping to appease the undercover agent.
short name for Chahar Province 察哈爾|察哈尔[Cha2 ha1 er3]
variant of 察[cha2]
to cross / be stuck
Japanese variant of 查
a raft made of bamboo or wood / to fell trees / to hew
fell trees / raft / to hew
fault / glass fragment / quarrel
Chinese sassafras / Sassafras tzumu
stubble land after crop has been taken / a second crop obtained by rotation of land / an opportunity
mound / small hill / (used in place names)
to apply (ointment, powder) / to smear / to paint on
see 嵖岈山[Cha2 ya2 Shan1]
Badger-like wild animal
(bound form) coarsely ground maize