Pinyin "ba5"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ba5" is split up into two parts: "b" and "a5". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "b"

B is for Beelzebub.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a5"

On the ashram's roof.

Characters pronounced ba5

ba = b + a5
(modal particle indicating suggestion or surmise) / ...right? / ...OK? / ...I presume.
(final particle, same as 吧)