Pinyin "cha3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "cha3" is split up into two parts: "ch" and "a3". 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 "a3"

In the ashram's living room.

Characters pronounced cha3

to diverge / to open (as legs)
open seam of a garment / shorts / panties
small cymbals
(coll.) to trudge (in mud, snow etc)