线索

Mandarin for trail

The mandarin vocabulary 线索 can also mean clues and thread (of a story)

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

It's so hard for me to thread (线) a needle, I always have to search (索) for the tiny opening, and usually will leave a trail of wasted thread behind.

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 线索 is xiàn suǒ.

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

My mother is also a seamstress, she (xi) and (àn) my father have been in this industry for years, so (suǒ) she would kill me if she found out I can't sew.

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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