Pinyin "shang3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "shang3" is split up into two parts: "sh" and "ang3". 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 "ang3"

In the anglepod's living room.

Characters pronounced shang3

used in 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1]
to bestow (a reward) / to give (to an inferior) / to hand down / a reward (bestowed by a superior) / to appreciate (beauty)

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) got pinched by a crab (贝) inside of the Angkor Wat (ang3) before it run away. A Buddhist monk (尚) finds the crab and gives it to Sherlock, who in turn gives the brave monk a reward (赏) for his efforts. The monk appreciates (赏) the reward very much.
part of the day / midday
unit of land area (equivalent to 10 or 15 mǔ 畝|亩[mu3] in parts of northeast China, but only 3 or 5 mǔ in northwest China)
variant of 垧[shang3] / Taiwan pr. [chong3]