Pinyin "xun4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "xun4" is split up into two parts: "xu" and "(e)n4". 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)n4"

In the encampment's bathroom.

Characters pronounced xun4

to teach / to train / to admonish / instruction (from superiors) / teachings / rule

= + : Lately the water level has risen and now a river (川) is flowing through the encampment's bathroom ((e)n4). Xu Xian (xu) takes this opportunity to set up an advertising column (讠) and advertise his swimming instruction courses (训).
(archaic) to fly rapidly

= + : Xu Xian (xu) invented a new theme park ride in the encampment's bathroom ((e)n4). He attached a cross (十) to a jetpack (卂) and has the cross secured by an anchor (乁) on a short chain. If he starts the jetpack the cross will rapidly fly (卂) in all directions, and whoever can say on the cross for ten seconds will win a price.
rapid / fast

= + : Xu Xian (xu) exchanged his normal winged sandals with jetpack-equipped (卂) gladiator sandals (辶) so that he can speed rapidly (迅) to the encampment's bathroom ((e)n4).
to question / to ask / to interrogate / rapid / speedy / fast / news / information

= + : Since Xu Xian (xu) invented his jet pack (卂) in the encampment's bathroom ((e)n4) he is giving many interviews. The journalists question (讯) him through an advertising column (讠) with a video telephony panel.
to obey / one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing wood and wind / ☴ / ancient Chinese compass point: 135° (southeast)
to abdicate / modest / yielding / unpretentious / inferior to / (slang) to suck

= + : Xu Xian (xu) decided to abdicate (逊). In the encampment's bathroom ((e)n4) he hands his gladiator sandals (辶) to his grandson (孙) who will take over his job.
to attain gradually / to tame / Taiwan pr. [xun2]
high water / flood / to sprinkle water
to be buried with the dead / to die for a cause
mold / mushroom
to give in to / to be swayed by (personal considerations etc) / Taiwan pr. [xun2] / to follow / to expose publicly / variant of 侚[xun4] / variant of 殉[xun4]
variant of 徇[xun4]
variant of 巽[xun4]
(literary) quick / variant of 殉[xun4]
quick / variant of 殉[xun4]
spurt out of the mouth