Pinyin "yue1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "yue1" is split up into two parts: "yu" and "e1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "yu"

Yu is for Yu the Great who tamed the floods.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced yue1

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.
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.
see 曱甴[yue1 zha2]
standard / norm / Taiwan pr. [huo4]