Word: HARANGUE

Context Sentence:
I became tongue-tied, at once and could not continue with the harangues about myself.

Source:
Carlos Castaneda Journey To Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda

Definition:
VERB
to speak in a loud angry way, often for a long time, in order to criticize someone or to persuade them that you are right
harangue somebody about something
eg: He stood on the street corner, haranguing passers-by about the stupidity of the forthcoming war.(Longman Exams Dictionary)
NOUN
an occasion when someone is angry and shouts at or criticizes another person (Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners)
Mnenomic:
pronounce the word in its opposite order like "luan han" which means shout aloud in Chinese

This sounds like a good mnemonic (can you give the Chinese characters too?).