Pinyin "xiong2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "xiong2" is split up into two parts: "xu" and "(e)ng2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "xu"

Xu is for Xu Xian.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng2"

In the engine's kitchen.

Characters pronounced xiong2

male / staminate / grand / imposing / powerful / mighty / person or state having great power and influence

= 𠂇 + + : Xu Xian (xu) is on a trip and thinks that he is the greatest one (雄) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). He thinks so until a small sparrow (隹) flies by and cuts off his fake nose (厶) using a pair of scissors (𠂇).
surname Xiong
bear / (coll.) to scold / to rebuke / (coll.) weak / incapable

= + : Xu Xian (xu) conquered engine and to celebrate his victory he sets up a grill (灬) in the kitchen ((e)ng2). He feels like Napoleon and wears a bicorne hat (能) while grilling a whole bear (熊).