Pinyin "han3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "han3" is split up into two parts: "h" and "an3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "h"

H is for Hamlet.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "an3"

In the anthill's living room.

Characters pronounced han3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc
to yell / to shout / to call out for (a person)

= + : Hamlet (h) ordered a tequila in the anthill (an3), but as he licked the salt (咸), drank the tequila and then bit into the fruit he found it was a mandarin (口) instead of a lemon. Angrily he yells (喊) at the bartender at once.

= + : Hamlet (h) caught very rare (罕) dried fruits (干) with a butterfly net (⺳) to share with his friends in the anthill's living room (an3).
Nasturtium montanum
(literary) (of a tiger) to growl / to roar