Pinyin "bian1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "bian1" is split up into two parts: "bi" and "an1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "bi"

Bi is for Shield maiden and Valkyrie Brunhilde.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "an1"

In front of the anthill.

Characters pronounced bian1

side / edge / margin / border / boundary / CL:個|个[ge4] / simultaneously

= + : Brunhilde fell down on the sidewalk in front of the anthill. One of her gladiator sandals got stuck in a electricity line at the side of the inn.
to weave / to plait / to organize / to group / to arrange / to edit / to compile / to write / to compose / to fabricate / to make up

= + : Brunhilde (bi) thinks that the seat of her small boat (扁) is too hard. In front of the anthill (an1) she decides to weave (编) a small blanket out of silk worms (纟) to sit on.
whip or lash / to flog / to whip / conductor's baton / segmented iron weapon (old) / penis (of animal, served as food)

= 便 + : Brunhilde (bi) is working on her skill with the whip (鞭) in front of the anthill (an1). She spans a cow's hide (革) like a trampoline and throws her mobile phone (便) on it. She then starts to whip (鞭) the mobile phone up and has it jump on the cow's hide just for fun.
see 萹蓄[bian1 xu4] / Taiwan pr. [pian1]
bat / also pr. [bian3]
Japanese variant of 邊|边[bian1]
ancient stone acupuncture needle / to criticize / to pierce
old variant of 邊|边[bian1]
to stir-fry before broiling or stewing
a kind of otter
old variant of 猵[bian1]
bamboo sedan chair
basket for fruits