Pinyin "sa4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "sa4" is split up into two parts: "s" and "a4". 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 "a4"

In the ashram's bathroom.

Characters pronounced sa4


= + : Just as Socrates is using the ashram's bathroom the water of the river is swelling so much that he will have to swim unless he uses a boat or something similar. Socrates thinks that this is the perfect opportunity to try out a model he had in mind for a long time. With thirty flutes he builds an inverted pyramid and yes, it floats!

= + : Thirty is a square pyramidal number, that is you can built a pyramid with a square base (of four times four items in that layer) out of fourty things.
Bodhisattva / surname Sa

= + + : In his quest to obtain bodhicitta (萨) Socrates (s) is manufacturing pizzas (萨) out of sheets of artificial lawn (艹) in the ashram's bathroom (a4). The pizzas are passing by on an assembly belt (产) and at the other end they are devoured by the pope (阝).
sound of wind / valiant / melancholy
variant of 颯|飒[sa4]
(literary) small halberd with an iron handle, used as a weapon or as an agricultural tool / (literary) to inlay / Taiwan pr. [se4]