Pinyin "ping1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ping1" is split up into two parts: "pi" 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 "pi"

Pi is for Pocahontas.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng1"

In front of the engine.

Characters pronounced ping1

chivalrous knight

= + : Pocahontas (pi) is having a great time with a chivalrous knight (甹) in front of the engine ((e)ng1). The knight is wearing a breathing mask (丂) and has to drink all the Cuba libre (由) Pocahontas fills into the mask.
(onom.) ping / bing

= + 丿 : Pocahontas (pi) is playing table tennis (乒) in front of the engine ((e)ng1). The table is standing on a huge mound (丘), and only the left half of the table and the mound can be seen. Pocahontas uses a banana (丿) as table tennis bat.
to send / to let go
(literary) runny; watery; fluid
(old) (onom.) sound of water against rocks