Pinyin "gua4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "gua4" is split up into two parts: "gu" and "a4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "gu"

Gu is for Gitta Giraffe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a4"

In the ashram's bathroom.

Characters pronounced gua4

to hang or suspend (from a hook etc) / to hang up (the phone) / (of a line) to be dead / to be worried or concerned / to make a phone call (dialect) / to register or record / classifier for sets or clusters of objects / (slang) to kill / to die / to be finished / to fail (an exam)

= + : Gitta Giraffe (gu) cleaned all her jade tablets (圭) by putting them in the ashram's washing mashine (a4). Now she is putting them on the clothes hanger (挂) using a toy claw (扌).
divinatory diagram / one of the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1] / one of the sixty-four divinatory hexagrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1]
Chinese-style unlined garment; gown
Chinese-style unlined garment / gown
to hinder / to offend / to form / unique
variant of 掛|挂[gua4]
squares of a chess board
old variant of 褂[gua4]
to deceive / to disturb