Pinyin "chou1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "chou1" is split up into two parts: "ch" and "ou1". 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 "ou1"

In front of the outhouse.

Characters pronounced chou1

to draw out / to pull out from in between / to remove part of the whole / (of certain plants) to sprout or bud / to whip or thrash

= + : A giant cuba libre (由) is on display in front of the outhouse (ou1), and Charlie Chaplin (ch) fell inside. He can only be rescued with the help of a toy claw (扌) with which someone pulls him out (抽).
panting of cow / grunting of ox
pluck (stringed instrument)
old variant of 犨[chou1]
to convalesce / to recover / to heal
basket for straining / to strain