Pinyin "zha2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zha2" is split up into two parts: "zh" and "a2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "zh"

Zh is for James II of England (詹姆斯二世, zhān​mǔ​sī èr​shì).

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a2"

In the ashram's kitchen.

Characters pronounced zha2

to deep fry / Taiwan pr. [zha4]

= + : James II of England (zh) is deep frying (炸) his Mohawk haircut (乍) in the ashram's kitchen (a2), but then suddenly his Mohawk catches fire (火) and he runs into the bathroom.
penetrating (as of cold) / struggle
used in 挣扎[zheng1 zha2]
old variant of 閘|闸[zha2] / sluice / lock (on waterway)
gear / brake / sluice / lock (on waterway) / electric switch or circuit breaker
variant of 札[zha2]
variant of 札[zha2]
thin piece of wood used a writing tablet (in ancient China) / a kind of official document (in former times) / letter / note / plague
to roll (steel)
lever-style guillotine / to chop using this type of guillotine
surname Zha
see 曱甴[yue1 zha2]
Aphrophora martima