高尔夫

Mandarin for golf (loanword)

You can remember the meaning of 高尔夫 with this easy mnemonic:

He's really tall (高), so (尔) he's great at golf and is also an excellent porter (夫).

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The reading of 高尔夫 is gāo ěr fū.

You can remember how to say 高尔夫 with this useful mnemonic:

I think he sort of looks like Gaudí (gāo), but taller (ěr) and with a full (fū) head of hair.

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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