Pinyin "gou3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "gou3" is split up into two parts: "g" and "ou3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "g"

G is for Guy Fawkes.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ou3"

In the outhouse's living room.

Characters pronounced gou3

dog / CL:隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]

= + : This dog I will represent by a Great Dane (German: "Dogge", very similar to "dog").

Guy Fawkes (g) and the Grammar Nazi (句) are being walked by their dogs, a Dachshund (犭) and a Great Dane (狗), in the outhouse (ou3). Guy Fawkes and the Grammar Nazi are very interested in each other and spend a lot of time sniffing each other's butts.
if / supposing / careless / negligent / temporarily

= + : Inside the outhouse, the grammar Nazi is temporarily careless and steps on Guy Fawkes latest piece of art, a sheet of artificial lawn. Guy Fawkes is so upset about the grammar Nazi's carelessness that Guy Fawkes throws her out.
surname Gou
Chinese wolfberry (Lycium chinense)
name of a hill in Hunan
basket for trapping fish
wrinkled face of the elderly
old variant of 耇[gou3]
old variant of 耇[gou3]