Pinyin "cu4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "cu4" is split up into two parts: "cu" and "Ø4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "cu"

Cu is for Kitty Cat.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø4"

In the space station's bathroom.

Characters pronounced cu4

urgent / hurried / to urge / to promote / to urge haste / close / intimate

= + : Kitty Cat (cu) is urging (促) Rosa Luxemburg (亻) into buying her last 8326 footballs (足), stating again and again that this is a special opportunity that will not come back anytime soon and so on. Indeed she already talked her into a corner in the space station's bathroom (Ø4).
variant of 猝[cu4]
vinegar / jealousy (in love rivalry)

= + : Because Kitty Cat (cu) is chasing the rooster (酉) so often it decided to take revenge. In the space station's bathroom (Ø4) Kitty Cat is about to enjoy a milkshake (昔) into which the rooster poured a good shot of vinegar (醋).
crowded / framework for silkworms / gather foliage / bunch / classifier for bunched objects
abruptly; suddenly; unexpectedly
variant of 蹴[cu4]
carefully / to kick / to tread on / to stamp
variant of 醋[cu4]
to knit (one's brows) / wrinkled (of brows) / to hesitate / distressed
variant of 蹙[cu4]
(skin disease)
collect / frame for silk worm / nest
to butt against
carefully / level / smooth