Pinyin final: "e1"

The Pinyin final "e1" 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 "e1" can appear in.

Mnemonics for e1

In front of the elevator.

Characters with e1

used in 乜斜[mie1 xie5] / (Cantonese) what?

= + : Marilyn Monroe (mi) is tearing up the floor in front of the elevator (e1) with a shovel (乚) and a plow (㇆) so fast that she has to squint (乜) because of all the dust and debris flying into her face.
surname Ge
dagger-axe / abbr. for 戈瑞[ge1 rui4] / (Tw) abbr. for 戈雷[ge1 lei2]

= 丿 + : Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the elevator (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿).
to speak / to say

= + : Yu the Great is selling flutes in front of the elevator. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone.
car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe / Kangxi radical 159

= + : Charlie Chaplin (ch) is parading in a cabriolet (mnemonic symbol for 车) in front of the elevator (e1), because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword (七), in the other one he's waving with a cross (十).
surname Che
elder brother

= : Did you know that Godzilla (哥斯拉 ge1 si1 la1, mnemonic symbol for 哥) was the elder brother (哥) of Guy Fawkes (g)? They used to share kebabs (可) regularly sitting in front of the elevator (e1).
song / CL:支[zhi1],首[shou3] / to sing

= + : Guy Fawkes (g) lost a bet to his elder brother (哥) Godzilla (哥), who is waving with the IOU (欠) note Guy Fawkes signed when they made that bet. Now he'll have to sing a song (歌) to Godzilla in front of the elevator (e1).
variant of 歌[ge1]
classifier indicating a small amount or small number greater than 1: some, a few, several

= + : Marie Curie is too tired from climbing all the steps of the elevator, so in front of it, preparing for the descent, she couples a couple of capacitors to a couple of boots to automate them.
to drink / variant of 嗬[he1]

= + : Hamlet (h) is playing a drinking game in front of the elevator (e1). He is turning a quiz wheel (曷) and every time he doesn't know the answer he has to drink (喝) one of the shots in front of him. The shots are glasses made of mandarins (口). Hamlet drank so much already that every time he has to drink he screams "oh my goodness!"
branch of study / administrative section / division / field / branch / stage directions / family (taxonomy) / rules / laws / to mete out (punishment) / to levy (taxes etc) / to fine sb / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : In front of the elevator, Karl Marx wants to conduct one of his science experiments. He wants to condition the matador to only eat cereals until the end of his life.
to receive / to answer (the phone) / to meet or welcome sb / to connect / to catch / to join / to extend / to take one's turn on duty / to take over for sb

= + : In front of the elevator, Joan of Arc's mobile phone is ringing, but she can't take the call because she has toy claws on both hands. The concubine comes to her help and takes over of answering the phone.
street / CL:條|条[tiao2]

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) set up a street (街) in front of the elevator (e1) by plastering the floor with jade tablets (圭). She is the first one to try out the new street using her seven-league boots (行).
(of a plant) to produce (fruit or seeds) / Taiwan pr. [jie2]
see 節骨眼|节骨眼[jie1 gu5 yan3]
to make an appointment / to invite / approximately / pact / treaty / to economize / to restrict / to reduce (a fraction) / concise

= + : Marilyn Monroe is on a date with a silk worm in front of the elevator. Marilyn wants to show the silk worm around, and so she carries him around on a little silver spoon.
(literary) to flatter; to curry favor with
to cut / to slice / tangent (math)

= + : The Queen of Hearts is ready to cut and slice anything and anybody: She's holding a seven-branched laser sword and a cleaver in her hands in front of the elevator.