Pinyin "song4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "song4" is split up into two parts: "su" and "(e)ng4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "su"

Su is for Susan Saint Bernard.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng4"

In the engine's bathroom.

Characters pronounced song4

to deliver / to carry / to give (as a present) / to present (with) / to see off / to send

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a delivery girl.

Inside of the engine's bathroom, the delivery girl gave a parcel to Susan Saint Bernard in passing since she can't stop her new electrical gladiator sandals. Susan Saint Bernard recognizes her demise and uses her spider-superpowers to push the off button of her sandals so that she can rest for a while.
variant of 訟|讼[song4]

= : Mnemonic symbol: a cool pair of sunglasses.
surname Song / the Song dynasty (960-1279) / also Song of the Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)

= + : Susan Saint Bernard and Mr. Song are celebrating Christmas in the engine's bathroom. They're presenting their big hats and their even bigger butts.
ode / eulogy / to praise in writing / to wish (in letters)

= + : Susan Saint Bernard (su) loves the bus (公) which is frequently driving through engine's bathroom ((e)ng4). One day she decides to write an ode (颂) for the bus on a sheet of paper (页).

= + : Susan Saint Bernard (su) set up a large advertising column (讠) to warn about her web in the engine's bathroom ((e)ng4), but still a bus (公) got stuck inside and a lawsuit (讼) ensued.
to read aloud / to recite

= + : For every victim she catches in the engine's bathroom ((e)ng4) Susan Saint Bernard (su) tolls a bell (甬) she hang on an advertising column (讠) and recites (诵) a poem.
dish of food, usu. to be eaten with rice (Cantonese)
variant of 送[song4]