Pinyin "shui3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "shui3" is split up into two parts: "shu" and "ei3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "shu"

Shu is for Sheldon Shrimp.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ei3"

In the Eiffel Tower's living room.

Characters pronounced shui3

surname Shui
water / river / liquid / beverage / additional charges or income / (of clothes) classifier for number of washes

= + + 丿 + : Sheldon Shrimp just climbed the Eiffel Tower. He's really thirsty, so he's glad to find a water fountain. After he quenches his thirst, he also finds a snack: A banana is swimming in the water. He never ate a banana before, so he tries a mix of different methods: Putting on a fake beak to pick on the banana, holding it with a finger and peeling it with a crowbar.
"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 沒|没[mei2], 法[fa3], 流[liu2] etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) in the Eiffel Tower's living room (ei3). The got the water by scratching (㇀) a blossom (⺀) and catching the leaking dew in a bottle.
archaic variant of 水[shui3]

= : As archaic symbol for an archaic character I choose the aqueduct.