Pluto and Putonghua

means star / heavenly body / satellite / small amount

While you might not need to the names of the planets, the character combinations are really interesting, easy to remember, and use very basic and simple characters.

火星
Fire + Planet = Mars

金星
Gold + Planet= Venus

水星
Water + Planet= Mercury

木星
Wood + Planet =Jupiter

土星
Dirt + Planet =Saturn

天王星
Sky + King+Planet = Uranus

冥王星
Dark/Underworld + King + Planet= Pluto

Kristen Carusos is from Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a major in International Affairs and a minor in French. She studied abroad in China for the first time in Shanghai in 2010 and again in 2011 at Beijing Language and Culture University. She graduated and moved to Beijing in 2012 and has been studying Chinese since then. She works in the Marketing Department at the Sinology Institute.