Pinyin "ai3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ai3" is split up into two parts: "Ø" and "ai3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "Ø"

"Ø" (nothing or null) is for Albert Einstein.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ai3"

In the airplane's living room.

Characters pronounced ai3

low / short (in length)

= + : Albert Einstein (Ø) takes part in a darts (矢) tournament in the airplane (ai3), but the airplane's throne is just in the way of his darts, and he is too short (矮) to effectively throw the darts over the throne. Luckily he brought an artificial leg (委) which he can use to shoot the darts.

= + : Einstein (Ø) became everyone's superior, and whenever someone visits his or her superior (谒) they meet a very nice (蔼) person on the throne in the airplane (ai3). Einstein is so nice (蔼) that he gives out sheets of artificial lawn (艹) to anyone who takes the time to go and see him.
mist / haze / cloudy sky
see historical character Lao Ai 嫪毐 / by extension, person of reprehensible morals / immoral / adulterer
sigh / exclamation Eh!
to belch / (interj. of disapproval)