Pinyin "nao2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "nao2" is split up into two parts: "n" 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 "n"

N is for Napoleon.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao2"

In the aorta's kitchen.

Characters pronounced nao2

to scratch / to thwart / to yield

= + : Napoleon (n) wants to go out and subdue the world, but in the aorta's kitchen (ao2), as he wants to leave, Tang Yao (尧) thwarts his plans (挠) by obstructing the entrance with a toy claw (扌) so Napoleon cannot leave.
see 硇砂[nao2 sha1]
big cymbals
clamor / (onom.) "look!"
name of a mountain
used in 懊憹|懊𢙐[ao4 nao2]
macaque (zoology) / brisk and nimble / to scratch
parasitic worm / human pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis)
wrangling, contention, to dispute