Pinyin "tou4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tou4" is split up into two parts: "t" and "ou4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "t"

T is for Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ou4"

In the outhouse's bathroom.

Characters pronounced tou4

to penetrate / to pass through / thoroughly / completely / transparent / to appear / to show

= + : Tecumseh (t) is taking part in a talent show (秀) in the outhouse's bathroom (ou4). His performance involves him dancing in gladiator sandals (辶) and using the sandals to penetrate (透) and smash all kinds of barriers made of concrete, steel, and your worst enemy.
(bound form) to penetrate; to seep through / to tell secretly; to leak / thoroughly; through and through / to appear; to show