Pinyin initial: "t"

The Pinyin initial "t" is used in the first half of Pinyin syllables. In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, "t" belongs to the group of Pinyin initials which are represented in mnemonics by men. You can visit the Pinyin index to see all Pinyin syllables from this mnemonic group, or to see all Pinyin syllables "t" can appear in.

Mnemonics for t

T is for Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee.

Characters with t

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: 亠 looks like a beret. Tecumseh (t) is killing time in the Outhouse's kitchen (ou2) by playing a game. His goal is to blow a petal leaf (丶) into a beret (亠) by blowing air through a flute (一).
he; him (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant) / (used before sb's name for emphasis) / (used as a meaningless mock object) / (literary) other
highest / greatest / too (much) / very / extremely

= + : Mnemonic symbol: from 太后 [tai4 hou4], the empress dowager. The empress dowager prepares for her reign in the airplane's bathroom (ai4) and has a big robot (大) as well as Tecumseh (t) fan her fresh air with petal leaves (丶).
she
suffix for nouns
head / hair style / the top / end / beginning or end / a stub / remnant / chief / boss / side / aspect / first / leading / classifier for pigs or livestock / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : Tecumseh (t) is inspecting is depiction in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). He's depicted as having a skull (mnemonic symbol for 头) head (头) with two petal leaves (⺀) in the eye holes, and having a robot (大) body.
special / unique / distinguished / especially / unusual / very / abbr. for 特克斯[te4 ke4 si1], tex

= + : Tecumseh has a very special mount: In contrast to the other Indians he rides a bull. Moreover, the bull is so special that it meditates in front of the Buddhist shrine in the elevator's bathroom together with Tecumseh.
(main) hall / large room for a specific purpose / CL:間|间[jian1] / relationship between cousins etc on the paternal side of a family / of the same clan / classifier for classes, lectures etc / classifier for sets of furniture

= + : Tecumseh (t) is queuing at the canteen (堂) in the anglepod's kitchen (ang2). He sees how the Buddhist monk (尚) in front of him just gets a pile of earth (土) and is suddenly afraid of the food he will get.
it

= + : it => i.t. => information technology => a computer. Tecumseh just finished his i.t. degree - he passed his final exam using his laptop in front of the ashram. He has no desk, so he uses a big ladle to balance his computer.
to invite / to provoke / to demand or ask for / to send armed forces to suppress / to denounce or condemn / to marry (a woman) / to discuss or study

= + : Tecumseh (t) is asking (讨) an advertising column (讠) inside of the aorta (ao3) for a little snack, and indeed, the column ejects some chocolate bars, which causes Tecumseh to thumb up (寸) at it.
(bound form) / appearance / shape / form / state / attitude / (grammar) voice

= + : The empress dowager (太) asks Tecumseh (t) about his attitude (态) towards her in the airplane's bathroom (ai4). Tecumseh isn't sure himself and samples his hearts (心) on a scale from 1 to 10 with one bin per integer. After N is large enough, he sees that his attitude forms a Gaussian distribution (态) with a mean of 6.
to cover / to encase / cover / sheath / to overlap / to interleave / to model after / to copy / formula / harness / loop of rope / (fig.) to fish for / to obtain slyly / classifier for sets, collections / bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names) / tau (Greek letter Ττ)

= + : Tecumseh (t) thinks his nose is not long enough, so he asked the robot (大) for help to let it grow (镸) longer (镸). In the aorta's bathroom (ao4) the robot put on a harness (套) and attached it to Tecumseh's nose; by running away from Tecumseh and pulling he slowly pulls his nose until it is long enough.
(it) hurts / sore / to love dearly

= + : Tecumseh (t) loves dearly (疼) eating udon noodles (冬), so he made it a habit to do so in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). Unfortunately he is allergic to udon noodles, so every time he heats them he gets a colorful rash (疒) and his throat hurts (疼) a lot.
(it) hurts; sore / to love dearly
surname Tan

= + : Tecumseh ate too much in the anthill and wants to leave, but the entrance is blocked by a very modern talking advertising column. The advertising is talking a lot of nonsense and Tecumseh would just have to request it to step aside, but he ate too much and his itis is so strong that he can't even talk.
to speak / to talk / to converse / to chat / to discuss

= + : Tecumseh ate too much in the anthill and wants to leave, but the entrance is blocked by a very modern talking advertising column. The advertising is talking a lot of nonsense and Tecumseh would just have to request it to step aside, but he ate too much and his itis is so strong that he can't even talk.
soup / hot or boiling water / decoction of medicinal herbs / water in which sth has been boiled

= 𠃓 + : Tecumseh (t) is cooking a soup (汤) in front of the anglepod (ang1). First he boils a bottle of water (氵), then he adds Icarus' wings (𠃓).
surname Tang
(classical) you (in letters) / variant of 臺|台[tai2]

= + : Tecumseh assumed is new post behind a counter in the airplane's kitchen. His task is to give a mandarin as a present to every visitor. Because he's allergic to mandarins he wears a fake nose so he doesn't have to smell them.
Taiwan (abbr.) / surname Tai

= + : Tecumseh assumed is new post behind a counter in the airplane's kitchen. His task is to give a mandarin as a present to every visitor. Because he's allergic to mandarins he wears a fake nose so he doesn't have to smell them.