Pinyin "rang4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "rang4" is split up into two parts: "r" and "ang4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "r"

R is for Robinson Crusoe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ang4"

In the anglepod's bathroom.

Characters pronounced rang4

to yield / to permit / to let sb do sth / to have sb do sth / to make sb (feel sad etc) / by (indicates the agent in a passive clause, like 被[bei4])

= + : Robinson Crusoe badly needs to use anglepod's bathroom, but currently it's under renovation. On the toilet seats there's a sign saying "上" and pointing to an advertising column, so Robinson thinks that they just want him to sit on top of the advertising column, and indeed there's a hole at the top of the column.
Japanese variant of 讓|让