Pinyin "duo4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "duo4" is split up into two parts: "du" and "o4". 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 "o4"

In the observatory's bathroom.

Characters pronounced duo4

helm / rudder
to fall / to degenerate

= + + : The Pope (阝) is walking Doggy Dog (du) through observatory's bathroom (o4). There is a thick cloud of confetti (有) falling (堕) from the ceiling, so they lose their way as if they are caught in a mist (堕). Doggy Dog thinks he is squatting over the toilet so he is taking a dump (土), but instead he shits directly onto the Pope's feet. The Pope is very disappointed by Doggy Dog's fall from grace (堕).

= + + : Doggy Dog (du) is very lazy (惰) and slacking off sleeping on the moon (月) in the observatory's bathroom (o4), but in the end the communist (左) finds him and punishes him with a flail (忄) for being so lazy (惰).
load carried by a pack animal
to chop up (meat etc) / to chop off (sb's hand etc)
to stamp one's feet
variant of 跺[duo4]
variant of 剁[duo4]
old variant of 惰[duo4]
mountain peak
wood scraps
used in 餶飿|馉饳[gu3 duo4]