Pinyin "ao1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ao1" is split up into two parts: "Ø" 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 "Ø"

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

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao1"

In front of the aorta.

Characters pronounced ao1

depressed / sunken / indented / concave / female (connector etc)

= : Albert Einstein (Ø) wants to observe the universe, so he installs a convex (凹) lens in front of the aorta (ao1).
to boil / to simmer
variant of 熬[ao1]