Pinyin "nu3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "nu3" is split up into two parts: "nu" and "Ø3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "nu"

Nu is for Nelson Newt.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø3"

In the space station's living room.

Characters pronounced nu3

to exert / to strive

= + : There is an emergency in the space station (Ø3), but both Nelson Newt (nu) and the slave (奴) are too weak to push the emergency power button (力). They exert (努) all their power to push the button together and let ground control know of the emergency.
flint / (metonym) arrowhead
to pout
used in 胬肉[nu3 rou4]