Pinyin "gun4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "gun4" is split up into two parts: "gu" and "(e)n4". 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 "(e)n4"

In the encampment's bathroom.

Characters pronounced gun4

stick / rod / truncheon

= + : Gitta Giraffe (gu) visits the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4) and finds entomology man (棍) working there. He is guarding the Forbidden City's Christmas tree (木) and armed with a truncheon (棍).