Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 喝


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Meaning

to drink, to shout loudly, My goodness!

Pronunciation

hē, hè

Explanation

Left: mouth , right: interrogation (= The mouth with tongue enwraps the person in the corner at the interrogation)

Mnemonic

His mouth wants (when the sun is over the wrapped person ) something: to drink.

Radicals

mouth, opening(This is a small square. If it is bigger: , it is an enclosure.)
interrogation(also as an interrogative particle: why, how, when)
sun, day
wrap
person(everybody)

Vocabulary

喝酒 hē jiǔ to drink (alcohol)
吆喝 yāo he to shout; to bawl; to yell (to urge on an animal); to hawk (one's wares); to denounce loudly; to shout slogans
喝采 hè cǎi acclaim; cheer
开锣喝道 kāi luó hè dào to clear a street by banging gongs and shouting loudly (idiom)
蹭吃蹭喝 cèng chī cèng hē to cadge a meal

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