Pinyin "du2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "du2" is split up into two parts: "du" and "Ø2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "du"

Du is for Doggy Dog.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø2"

In the space station's kitchen.

Characters pronounced du2

to read / to study / reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

= + : Doggy Dog finds an advertising column just inside the space station's entrance. He finds out that it's for sale: There is an price tag attached to it. He reads the price tag aloud: "woof woof woof woof!"
to read out; to read aloud / to read / to attend (school); to study (a subject in school) / to pronounce
alone / independent / single / sole / only

= + : Everyone has left the space station, only the animals are left: Doggy Dog (du), the dachshund (犭) and the mosquito (虫). They have noone who throws them a stick or exposes their bare body parts to bite. All alone (独), they wait in the space station's entrance (Ø2).
poison / to poison / poisonous / malicious / cruel / fierce / narcotics

= + : Sometimes even Gaia (母) is one of the bad guys. Just inside the entrance of the space station (Ø2) she gives a poisoned apple (毒) to Doggy Dog (du) wearing a fancy headdress (龶).
Japanese variant of 讀|读
Japanese variant of 讀|读[du2]
disrespectful / (literary) ditch
calf / sacrificial victim
blacken / constantly / to insult
variant of 瀆|渎[du2]
old variant of 櫝|椟[du2]