Pinyin "na4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "na4" is split up into two parts: "n" and "a4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "n"

N is for Napoleon.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a4"

In the ashram's bathroom.

Characters pronounced na4

Right-falling stroke

Mnemonic symbol: this one looks like a finger.

Napoleon (n) is giving you the finger (㇏) in the ashram's bathroom (a4).
that / those / then (in that case) / commonly pr. [nei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing

= + + : The emperor is wielding a sword with a capacitance, because it's electrical. So in other characters this will be a laser sword.

= + + : Napoleon is practising with his laser sword in the ashram's bathroom, in the case that he will be released from this prison. Then he'll be ready to take on the world.
surname Na
to receive / to accept / to enjoy / to bring into / to pay (tax etc) / nano- (one billionth) / to reinforce sole of shoes or stockings by close sewing

= + : Napoleon (n) took a tiny CT scan (内) of the silk worm (纟) in the ashram's bathroom (a4). The silkworm is relieved when it receives (纳) the scan and realizes that everything is ok.
battle cry
(phonetic na) / used esp. in female names such as Anna 安娜[An1 na4] or Diana 黛安娜[Dai4 an1 na4]
sodium (chemistry)
to press down firmly / to suppress / right-falling stroke in Chinese characters (e.g. the last stroke of 大[da4])
cassock / to line
used in 膃肭|腽肭[wa4 na4]
see 膃肭|腽肭, fur seal or its blubber
inner reins of a 4-horse team