Pinyin "sou3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "sou3" is split up into two parts: "s" and "ou3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "s"


Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ou3"

In the outhouse's living room.

Characters pronounced sou3

old gentleman / old man

= + : Socrates (s) is cooking with the old gentleman (叟) in the outhouse (ou3). They use mortars (臼) to process branches (支) which they want to use to cook a soup.
marsh / gathering place
to urge on / incite
shake / trembling
basket for draining rice
to induce