小心

Mandarin for careful

The mandarin vocabulary 小心 can also mean to take care

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

On a deserted mountain track a small (小) group of merchants were carefully heading towards the next town. Their hearts (心) sunk when bandits that roamed the area discovered them. They were saved by a kong fu master from Shaolin Temple.

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 小心 is xiǎo xīn.

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

The Shaolin (xiǎo) monk single-handly (xīn) defeated the bandits without moving from his spot.

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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