Pinyin "bao1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "bao1" is split up into two parts: "b" and "ao1". 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 "ao1"

In front of the aorta.

Characters pronounced bao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1]

= 丿 + : 勹 looks like an elephant: 丿 looks like the edge of the ear and ㇆ looks like the head and trunk.

Beelzebub (b) rides an elephant in front of the aorta (ao1), turning the soil with a plow (㇆). Lots of bananas (丿) are revealed in the turned earth.
to cover / to wrap / to hold / to include / to take charge of / to contract (to or for) / package / wrapper / container / bag / to hold or embrace / bundle / packet / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

= + : Beelzebub wants to scare he elephant in front of the aorta. He shows him a colorful handbag, and just as the elephant is having a closer look, a snakes pops out and scares the elephant almost to death.
surname Bao
to sauté / to fry / to dry by heating
placenta / womb / born of the same parents

= + : The moon (月) got a child in front of the aorta (ao1). Beelzebub (b) finds that the placenta (胞) is a small moon cake, which he places in his colorful handbag (包) for later.
to peel / to skin / to shell / to shuck
to cook slowly over a low flame / pot / saucepan
bud / flower calyx / luxuriant / profuse
to praise / to commend / to honor / (of clothes) large or loose
variant of 褒[bao1]
a kind of grass (old)
old variant of 褒[bao1] / to praise
projecting teeth