大小

Mandarin for size

You can remember the meaning of 大小 with this easy mnemonic:

A fishing harbour had a shark problem where all of a sudden sharks of all sizes swam near the harbour. It was too difficult to try attack the big (大) ones so a fisherman decided to catch small (小) sharks before they grow big.

Using mnemonics to remember the meaning of Chinese characters like can have an enormous impact on how long to learn Mandarin it takes.

The reading of 大小 is dà xiǎo.

You can remember how to say 大小 with this useful mnemonic:

The little shark took a bite of the dangling (dà) bait and the fisherman rejoiced and shouted (xiǎo) to his helper for support.

Using mnemonics to remember the reading of Chinese vocabulary like has a huge impact on how long to learn Mandarin it takes.

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