Pinyin "bie1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "bie1" is split up into two parts: "bi" and "e1". 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 "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced bie1

to choke / to stifle / to restrain / to hold back / to hold in (urine) / to hold (one's breath)

= + : To prepare for battle Brunhilde (bi) wants to stifle (憋) her emotions, so she chokes (憋) her heart (心) with a pair of old worn-out shoes (敝) in front of the elevator (e1).
variant of 鱉|鳖[bie1]
freshwater soft-shelled turtle