Pinyin "duo1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "duo1" is split up into two parts: "du" and "o1". 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 "o1"

In front of the observatory.

Characters pronounced duo1

many; much / too many; in excess / (after a numeral) ... odd / how (to what extent) (Taiwan pr. [duo2]) / (bound form) multi-; poly-

= : Mnemonic symbol: Immanuel "Many" Kant.

Many (多) and Doggy Dog (du) have great fun chasing a bat (夕) in front of the observatory (o1). After a while there are two bats (多), and it's not so easy to chase them any more. Suddenly there are more and more (多) bats! Now Many and Doggy Dog experience what it is like to be chased for a change.
quiver / woolen cloth

= + : Manny (多) is waving with a mandarin (口) at Doggy Dog (du) in front of the observatory (o1) and Doggy Dog is quivering (哆) with excitement.
(old)(interjection expressing disapproval, commiseration etc) tut! / Taiwan pr. [duo4]
to pick up / to collect / gather up
to pick up; to collect; to gather up
(used in place names)
to prick / to cut blocks, to engrave
old variant of 咄[duo1]
to mend clothes