Pinyin "ying2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ying2" is split up into two parts: "y" and "(e)ng2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "y"

Y is for Maud Younger.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng2"

In the engine's kitchen.

Characters pronounced ying2

to welcome / to meet / to face / to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties)

= + : Erich Honecker (卬) rebuilt the GDR inside of the engine. In the kitchen ((e)ng2) he welcomes (迎) Maud Younger (y) to his new paradise, handing her a pair of gladiator sandals (辶). As he is leading by example, every inhabitant of the new GDR is required to wear socks and gladiator sandals.
to welcome; to meet / to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties); to meet face to face
camp / barracks / battalion / to build / to operate / to manage / to strive for

= + + : Maud Younger (y) built a camp (营) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). She is sitting on a sheet of artificial lawn (艹) with a cooking top (冖) serving as her roof, and playing idly on her pitch pipe (吕).
to beat / to win / to profit

= 𣎆 + : In the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2) Maud Younger (y), a shorthair cat (𣎆) and a crab (贝) are settling for who has to pay the entrance fee. They decide to play a game of paper scissors rock but since the crab can only do scissors it looses and the others win (赢).
full / filled / surplus

= + + : Maud Younger (y) is boxing (又) with the poltergeist (乃) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2). It is a very fierce match: all the small bowls (皿) standing around are already filled (盈) with their blood.
fly / musca / CL:隻|只[zhi1]
luster of gems
a glimmer / glimmering / twinkling / fluorescence / phosphorescence / perplexed / dazzled and confused / planet Mars (arch.)

= + + : Maud Younger (y) has been cooking a sheet of artificial lawn (艹) on a cooking top (冖) over a fire (火) in the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2) and after she ate her dinner she started to fluoresce (荧).
firefly / glow-worm
old variant of 贏|赢[ying2], to win, to profit / old variant of 盈[ying2], full
surname Ying
Japanese variant of 營|营