Pinyin "lao2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "lao2" is split up into two parts: "l" and "ao2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "l"

L is for Sir Lancelot.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao2"

In the aorta's kitchen.

Characters pronounced lao2

to toil / labor / laborer / to put sb to trouble (of doing sth) / meritorious deed / to console (Taiwan pr. [lao4] for this sense)

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: a very hardworking laborer from the 劳动人民.

A laborer worked very hard to outfit the aorta's kitchen with artificial lawn and an electrically movable sunshade made from a cooking top. As he finishes he is overjoyed to play with the sunshade, having it move up and down, to and fro in crazy ways. As Lancelot enters, Lancelot pushes the off button and gives the laborer an upset look, asking without using words what nonsense he's doing.
firm / sturdy / fold (for animals) / sacrifice / prison

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) keeps a bull (牛)in the aorta's kitchen (ao2) by imprisoning (牢) it in a very sturdy (牢) graduation cap (宀).
to chatter

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) is chatting (唠) with a hardworking laborer (劳) and eating a mandarin (口) in the aorta's kitchen (ao2).
name of a mountain in Shandong
Japanese variant of 勞|劳
wine or liquor with sediment
lawrencium (chemistry)
see 囒哰[lan2 lao2], confused talk
variant of 牢[lao2]
see 髝髞[lao2 sao4]