Pinyin "sha2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "sha2" is split up into two parts: "sh" and "a2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "sh"

Sh is for Sherlock Holmes.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a2"

In the ashram's kitchen.

Characters pronounced sha2

dialectal equivalent of 什麼|什么[shen2 me5] / also pr. [sha4]

= + : Someone threw a mandarin (口) at Sherlock Holmes (sh) in the ashram's kitchen (a2), but Sherlock has so quick reflexes that he quickly grabs a pawn (舍) to hold in front of him so as to catch the mandarin with his face. Shortly afterwards the pawn just exclaims, 干啥?
old variant of 啥[sha2]