Pinyin "qiu2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "qiu2" is split up into two parts: "qi" and "ou2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "qi"

Qi is for the Queen of Hearts.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ou2"

In the outhouse's kitchen.

Characters pronounced qiu2

to seek / to look for / to request / to demand / to beseech

= : Mnemonic symbol: a service request bell. You know, the kind you find in a hotel on a service counter.

= : In the outhouse's kitchen, the Queen of Hearts sees a diamond ring and wants to have it immediately. Determined she rings the service bell endlessly to request the immediate handover.
ball / sphere / globe / CL:個|个[ge4] / ball game / match / CL:場|场[chang3]

= + : Martin Luther King and the Queen of Hearts are playing with a globe beach ball in the outhouse's kitchen. They put a service request bell just between them and bounce their beach ball off of it with a loud "DING".
tribal chief

= + : The tribal chief (酋) holds a gathering in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). He is meditating together with the Queen of Hearts (qi), the rooster (酉), and the crocodile with mean eyes (丷).
surname Qiu
spouse / companion
fur / fur coat
surname Qiu
to swim (bound form)
young dragon with horns
collect / to match
strong / vigorous / robust / to draw near / to come to an end
ornamental cap
(gem) / to tinkle
single-headed pick / stone chisel
archaic variant of 求[qiu2]