Pinyin "lü4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "lü4" is split up into two parts: "lü" and "Ø4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "lü"

Lü is for Loki.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø4"

In the space station's bathroom.

Characters pronounced lü4

green / (slang) (derived from 綠帽子|绿帽子[lü4 mao4 zi5]) to cheat on (one's spouse or boyfriend or girlfriend)

绿 = + : Loki (lü) wants to preserve the green (绿) chlorophyll of leaves he collected in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) by putting them into his diary (录). As he opens his diary a few days later he is very upset to see that the silk worm (纟) ate all of them by eating through the pages of his diary.
to think over / to consider / anxiety

= + : As Loki (lü) is a hypochondriac (虑) he always filters (滤) bottled water (氵) multiple time in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) before he drinks it.
rate / frequency

= + : Loki (lü) wants to prove the inverse square law (律) of electrostatics in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). He repeatedly rubs a decorator's brush (聿) against the soles of his black sneakers (彳) and thereby transfers electrons from the shoe soles to the brush. Now that both are charged, they will attract each other according to the inverse square law (律). To measure the amplitude, Loki uses Hook's law (律): when the black sneaker is attracted to the brush it will bend the bristles of the brush until the two forces cancel each out.
surname Lü
to strain / to filter
chlorine (chemistry)
Japanese variant of 綠|绿[lü4]
Humulus japonicus
polishing tool
surname Lü
old variant of 率[lü4]
(literary) earth ridge between fields / (used in place names)
to rise sharply / to tower
sacrificial flesh