Pinyin "jiong1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "jiong1" is split up into two parts: "ju" and "(e)ng1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "ju"

Ju is for Zeus.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng1"

In front of the engine.

Characters pronounced jiong1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用[yong4], 同[tong2], 網|网[wang3] etc, referred to as 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4]

= + : Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of the engine, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one.
archaic variant of 坰[jiong1]

= + : Zeus is working at a border control checkpoint in front of the engine, but there is no-one to be checked. He is so bored that he's driving staples into mandarins without end.

= + : A border control checkpoint.
(literary) to shut or bolt a door / door
environs / wilderness
old variant of 坰[jiong1]