Pinyin "ri4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ri4" is split up into two parts: "r" and "Ø4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "r"

R is for Robinson Crusoe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "Ø4"

In the space station's bathroom.

Characters pronounced ri4

sun / day / date, day of the month

= + : Robinson Crusoe (r) is hiding from the sun (日) in an enclosure (囗) full of flutes (一) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4).
abbr. for 日本[Ri4 ben3], Japan
old variant of 日[ri4]
old name for 氦[hai4], helium
archaic translation of element germanium Ge32 鍺|锗[zhe3]
horse for relaying dispatches