Pinyin "chang4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "chang4" is split up into two parts: "ch" and "ang4". 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 "ang4"

In the anglepod's bathroom.

Characters pronounced chang4

to sing / to call loudly / to chant

= + : The lancelet (昌) finds Charlie Chaplin (ch) singing (唱) loudly while taking a shower in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). The lancelet is extremely annoyed by the singing an stuffs a mandarin (口) into Charlie Chaplin's mouth (口) to make him stop.
to initiate / to instigate / to introduce / to lead

= + : Charlie Chaplin (ch) is leading (倡) a swarm of lancelets (昌) in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). Rosa Luxemburg (亻) frequently visits them to have the lancelets clean her feet.
free / unimpeded / smooth / at ease / free from worry / fluent

= 𠃓 + : Charlie Chaplin (ch) bought a pair of Icarus' wings (𠃓) because he wants to move as freely (畅) as possible, but he doesn't quite get how to use them. In the anglepod's bathroom (ang4) he has been studying the manual (申) for a long time.
a kind of sacrificial wine used in ancient times
sacrificial spirit
regretful; upset; despairing; depressed
regretful / upset / despair / depressed
(old) variant of 唱[chang4] / to sing
(old) variant of 唱[chang4]
bow bag