Pinyin final: "(e)ng2"

The Pinyin final "(e)ng2" is used in the second half of Pinyin syllables. In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the second half of a Pinyin syllable is always represented by a location. You can visit the Pinyin index to see all Pinyin syllables from this mnemonic group, or to see all Pinyin syllables "(e)ng2" can appear in.

Mnemonics for (e)ng2

In the engine's kitchen.

Characters with (e)ng2

to walk / to go / to travel / a visit / temporary / makeshift / current / in circulation / to do / to perform / capable / competent / effective / all right / OK! / will do / behavior / conduct / Taiwan pr. [xing4] for the behavior-conduct sense

= + : Mnemonic symbol: seven-league boots.

= + : In the engine's kitchen, Marie Curie is tired of walking with a black sneaker on her left foot and a full armor boot on her right foot. Fortunately she finds seven-league boots in the kitchen.
name / noun (part of speech) / place (e.g. among winners) / famous / classifier for people

= + : Marilyn Monroe is visiting engine and is just entering when a friendly bat appears. The bat, who volunteers as a guide to engine, asks her to put on a name badge and gives her a mandarin as a welcome gift.
like / same / similar / together / alike / with

= + 𠮛 : Tommy Turtle (tu) is stapling (冂) a magical scroll (𠮛) to the wall of the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). On it he wrote that he's looking for two twins (mnemonic symbol for 同).
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) / surname Ming / Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God

= + : A searchlight. Together with the moon, Marilyn Monroe is looking for the sun just inside the engine's kitchen. To make the search easier they use a searchlight.
bright / opposite: dark 暗[an4] / (of meaning) clear / to understand / next / public or open / wise / generic term for a sacrifice to the gods

= + : A searchlight. Together with the moon, Marilyn Monroe is looking for the sun just inside the engine's kitchen. To make the search easier they use a searchlight.
can / to be able to / might possibly / ability / (physics) energy

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: bicorne hat.

= + + : Napoleon and the moon are fighting over who's the real Napoleon in the engine's kitchen. They both wield a ladle each. During the battle, Napoleon destroys the moon's fake nose, while the moon dents Napoleon's bicorne hat.
surname Neng
surname Cong
variant of 從|从[cong2]
from / through / via / to follow / to obey / to engage in (an activity) / never (in negative sentence) / (Taiwan pr. [zong4]) retainer / assistant / auxiliary / subordinate / related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor

= : Mnemonic symbol: 从 looks like the legs of a rubber chicken. Two Neanderthal Men (人) are playing a game with Kitty Cat (cu) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). They stand in a line and let Kitty Cat pass through (从) the tunnel formed by their legs by teasing her with a rubber chicken (从).
used in 脊令[ji2 ling2] / used in 令狐[Ling2 hu2] (Taiwan pr. [ling4])
lower form of animal life, including insects, insect larvae, worms and similar creatures / CL:條|条[tiao2],隻|只[zhi1] / (fig.) person with a particular undesirable characteristic

= + : Chantal Chicken and a mosquito are taking part in a dart contest just inside the engine's kitchen. The dart board is hanging in the middle of the entrance, and Chantal and the mosquito are standing to the sides. Over each of them a large fake nose is hovering: the loser will be covered in grey goose as punishment.
variant of 蟲|虫[chong2]
friend

= : Mnemonic symbol: a pair of slippers.

Pinocchio (p) wants to make friends (朋) with the moon (月) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). To appear cuter, he put up a pair of slippers (朋) to his head which look like two big, cute ears.
zero / nought / zero sign / fractional / fragmentary / odd (of numbers) / (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one) / fraction / (in mathematics) remainder (after division) / extra / to wither and fall / to wither

= + : Just inside the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2) it is raining (雨) heavily. Li Qingzhao (li) wants to flee the rain and to enter engine, but she has no pocket money (零钱) anymore. Instead, she shows her very special name tag (令) in the hope of being let in, but unfortunately it is not recognized.
to repeat / repetition / again / re- / classifier: layer

= + : Chantal Chicken set a new world record in the engine's kitchen. She repeatedly rode a space elevator up and down, one thousand times in total. For setting the world record she got a sunflower.
surname Cheng

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a progress bar stuck at 99%.

= + : Charlie Chaplin is queuing at the engine's kitchen, which is blocked by a neuron until the progress bar above shows 100%. Unfortunately it has been stuck at 99% for two hours now. If it doesn't finish soon, Charlie will get completely mad and destroy the neuron himself with his spear.
to succeed / to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to become / to turn into / to be all right / OK! / one tenth

= + : Charlie Chaplin is queuing at the engine's kitchen, which is blocked by a neuron until the progress bar above shows 100%. Unfortunately it has been stuck at 99% for two hours now. If it doesn't finish soon, Charlie will get completely mad and destroy the neuron himself with his spear.

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a progress bar stuck at 99%.
flat / level / equal / to tie (make the same score) / to draw (score) / calm / peaceful / abbr. for 平聲|平声[ping2 sheng1]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a pan (平底锅) as it has a very flat and level surface.

Pocahontas (pi) is fighting with a crocodile (丷) just inside the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). She's throwing so many dried fruits (干) at it that it's totally flat (平) soon. She gives it a last blow striking with a frying pan (平).
surname Ping

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a pan (平底锅) as it has a very flat and level surface.

Pocahontas (pi) is fighting with a crocodile (丷) just inside the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). She's throwing so many dried fruits (干) at it that it's totally flat (平) soon. She gives it a last blow striking with a frying pan (平).