Pinyin "zhuang1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zhuang1" is split up into two parts: "zhu" and "ang1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "zhu"

Julian (朱利安 zhū​ lì​ ān) Giant Squid.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ang1"

In front of the anglepod.

Characters pronounced zhuang1

adornment / to adorn / dress / clothing / costume (of an actor in a play) / to play a role / to pretend / to install / to fix / to wrap (sth in a bag) / to load / to pack

= + : George Giant Squid and the armoured hero are rehearsing their play in front of Angkor Wat. George wears a kilt and is playing the damsel in distress which is rescued by the armoured hero.
surname Zhuang

= + 广 : George Giant Squid (zhu) is landing with his parachute (广) next to a farmstead (庄) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1). He is really bad at parachuting though and lands directly in the farms dung hill (土).
variant of 莊|庄[zhuang1]

= + 广 : George Giant Squid (zhu) is landing with his parachute (广) next to a farmstead (庄) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1). He is really bad at parachuting though and lands directly in the farms dung hill (土).
farmstead / village / manor / place of business / banker (in a gambling game) / grave or solemn / holdings of a landlord (in imperial China)

= + 广 : George Giant Squid (zhu) is landing with his parachute (广) next to a farmstead (庄) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1). He is really bad at parachuting though and lands directly in the farms dung hill (土).
variant of 妝|妆[zhuang1]

= + : Bessie Coleman (女) just applied a lot of make-up (妆) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1), but right as she is finished George Giant Squid (zhu) empties a bag of sawdust (丬) over her head to show his disapproval of the thick and sticky makeup.
(of a woman) to adorn oneself / makeup / adornment / trousseau / stage makeup and costume

= + : Bessie Coleman (女) just applied a lot of make-up (妆) in front of the Angkor Wat (ang1), but right as she is finished George Giant Squid (zhu) empties a bag of sawdust (丬) over her head to show his disapproval of the thick and sticky makeup.
stump / stake / pile / classifier for items
Japanese variant of 莊|庄
old variant of 莊|庄[zhuang1]