Pinyin "wang2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "wang2" is split up into two parts: "w" and "ang2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "w"

Wu is for Willy Walrus.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ang2"

In the anglepod's kitchen.

Characters pronounced wang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great

= + : Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King. Willy Walrus (wu) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) in the anglepod's kitchen (ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him by holding out a flute (一).
surname Wang
to die / to lose / to be gone / to flee / deceased

= + : Willy Walrus (w) just finished digging a grave (亡) for his dead relatives who were killed in the Arctic in the anglepod's kitchen (ang2). Exhausted, he sticks the shovel (乚) in the earth and puts his beret (亠) on it. Finally, he sets up the tombstone (mnemonic symbol for 亡).
old variant of 亡[wang2]

= + : My mnemonic for 亡 is a tombstone, so this ancient variant gets to be a sarcophagus.

Willy Walrus (w) has to bury the Neanderthal man (人) in the anglepod's kitchen (ang2). The Neanderthal man (人) is lying in a half open sarcophagus (亾) next to Willy, and Willy uses a shovel (乚) to dig the grave.