Pinyin "zu2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zu2" is split up into two parts: "zu" and "Ø2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "zu"

Zu is for Zapatista Zebra.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø2"

In the space station's kitchen.

Characters pronounced zu2

foot / to be sufficient / ample

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a football. Zapatista Zebra (zu) wants to pimp his football (足) in the space station's kitchen (Ø2). He thinks that a few more vitamins wouldn't hurt, so he extracts the vitamins from a mandarin (口) with a syringe (龰) to inject them into his football.
race / nationality / ethnicity / clan / by extension, social group (e.g. office workers 上班族)

= + 𠂉 + : Zapatista Zebra (zu) has become a member of the 低头族 (族). Just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2) he is constantly looking at his square (方) In his hands. Using a key (𠂉) he can unlock it and look at his precious darts (矢) which are hidden inside.
soldier / servant / to finish / to die / finally / at last / pawn in Chinese chess

= + + : Zapatista Zebra (zu) is putting up a cross (十) in the space station's kitchen (Ø2) as commemoration for a fallen soldier (卒). The fallen soldier is a rubber chicken (从) which is wearing a beret (亠).
variant of 卒[zu2]
variant of 卒[zu2], soldier / to die
arrowhead / sharp
to cajole
rocky peaks / lofty and dangerous