Pinyin "can4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "can4" is split up into two parts: "c" and "an4". 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 "an4"

In the anthill's bathroom.

Characters pronounced can4

glorious / bright / brilliant / lustrous / resplendent

= + : The King of Chu (c) is forging his fork (山) using a fire (火) in the anthill's bathroom (an4). The metal is sparkling (灿) in many different colors and the King of Chu enjoys the glorious (灿) appearance.
beautiful / bright / splendid / smilingly
gem / luster of gem
see 孱頭|孱头[can4 tou5]