Pinyin "sha4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "sha4" is split up into two parts: "sh" 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 "sh"

Sh is for Sherlock Holmes.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a4"

In the ashram's bathroom.

Characters pronounced sha4

tall building / mansion / rear annex / lean-to / also pr. [xia4]

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) wants to investigate the chocolate factory (厂) in the ashram's bathroom (a4), but it is located on a tall building (厦). He cannot climb the tall building alone, so he asks a sherpa (夏) for help.
fiend / demon / very / (Tw) SARS (loanword)
all of a sudden / drizzle
to drink
kerchief covering head (arch.)
wooden fan carried in procession
(auspicious herb)