条子

Mandarin for strip of paper

The mandarin vocabulary 条子 can also mean slip of paper, stripe, (slang) cop, and (old) prostitute

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

The tyrant of the kingdom was very paranoid about his safety and would even see a snake from a strip (条) of paper on the floor. Because of his mistrust, he had no wives nor children (子).

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 条子 is tiáo zi.

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

The tyrant (ti) had inconsistant policies so the people had to watch out (áo) that their zingers (zi) don't get them in trouble.

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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