Pinyin "lou3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "lou3" is split up into two parts: "l" and "ou3". 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 "ou3"

In the outhouse's living room.

Characters pronounced lou3

to hug / to embrace / to hold in one's arms

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) hides his lunar mansion (娄) inside the outhouse (ou3). In his lunar mansion he embraces (搂) the victims he caught earlier with his toy claws (扌).
mountain peak
small mound