Pinyin "ca1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ca1" is split up into two parts: "c" and "a1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "c"

C is for the King of Chu.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a1"

In front of the ashram.

Characters pronounced ca1

to wipe / to erase / rubbing (brush stroke in painting) / to clean / to polish

= + : The undercover agent (察) found out that soon the super villain he is following will arrive at the ashram. As he waits in front of the lighthouse (a1) the King of Chu (c) arrives. Certain that it must be the villain the agent quickly tries to rub off (擦) the King's make-up using a toy claw (扌), hoping to unmask the villain.
(onom.) scraping sound / ripping of fabric / screeching of tires