Pinyin "hou4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "hou4" is split up into two parts: "h" and "ou4". 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 "ou4"

In the outhouse's bathroom.

Characters pronounced hou4

back / behind / rear / afterwards / after / later / post-

= + 𠮛 : Mnemonic symbol: Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra. Zenobia (后) and Hamlet (h) want to bake banana bread in the outhouse's bathroom (ou4), but they don't know how. Behind (后) a banana tree (⺁) they study a scroll (𠮛) on which the recipe is written.
surname Hou
empress / queen / (archaic) monarch / ruler
to wait / to inquire after / to watch / season / climate / (old) period of five days

= + : The marquis and Rosa Luxemburg are exhausted and want to use the outhouse's bathroom. Unfortunately Hamlet is still busy caring for his wounds, so they have to wait until he is finished. They watch all the time and inquire again and again when they will be able to use the bathroom.
thick / deep or profound / kind / generous / rich or strong in flavor / to favor / to stress

= + + : Hamlet (h) opened a factory in the outhouse's bathroom (ou4). The sun (日) helps him cover eggs (子) with a thick (厚) layer of chocolate by melting the chocolate coming out of a chocolate factory (厂) with her warm sunlight. The eggs have a very strong flavor (厚).
to meet unexpectedly
horseshoe crab
mounds for beacons
surname Hou / place name
grunting of pigs
place name
see 鱯|鳠[hu4]