Pinyin "tuo3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tuo3" is split up into two parts: "tu" and "o3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "tu"

Tu is for Tommy Turtle.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "o3"

In the observatory's living room.

Characters pronounced tuo3

suitable / adequate / ready / settled

= + : Mnemonic symbol: someone having Tourette's syndrome (妥 tuo3 瑞 rui4 症 zheng4).

Tommy Turtle (tu) got Tourette's syndrome (妥) and yells at Bessie Coleman (女) that she should shave to be adequate (妥). Bessie quietly complies, pulls out an electric razor (爫) and starts to shave.

= + + : Tommy Turtle (tu) and the Pope (阝) are celebrating Christmas in the observatory (o3). Somehow the Pope managed to decorate the Christmas tree (木) with ovally (椭) shaped confetti (有).
length of 2 outstretched arms
clip / shorten / throw away