Pinyin "sa1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "sa1" is split up into two parts: "s" and "a1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "s"


Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a1"

In front of the ashram.

Characters pronounced sa1

to let go / to cast / to let loose / to discharge / to give expression to / (coll.) to pee

= + : Socrates (s) sprinkles some water on his flowers in front of the Adziogol lighthouse (a1). He holds a watering can (散) with a toy claw (扌), but suddenly he lets go (撒) and the water spills everywhere. Upon seeing so much water Socrates cannot help but want to pee (撒).
three (colloquial equivalent of 三個|三个)