Pinyin "shao2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "shao2" is split up into two parts: "sh" and "ao2". 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 "ao2"

In the aorta's kitchen.

Characters pronounced shao2

spoon / ladle / CL:把[ba3] / abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: as 勺 should not be confused with 匕 (ladle), the mnemonic symbol for 勺 is a small silver spoon.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) feeds an elephant (勹) medicine in the aorta's kitchen (ao2). The medicine looks like a petal leaf (丶), and Sherlock Holmes uses a small silver spoon (勺) to feed it to the elephant.
(music) / excellent / harmonious
surname Shao
Chinese peony / Paeonia albiflora or lactiflora
see 紅苕|红苕[hong2 shao2]
variant of 韶[shao2]
(literary) a kind of fine jade