Pinyin "bing1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "bing1" is split up into two parts: "bi" 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 "bi"

Bi is for Shield maiden and Valkyrie Brunhilde.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng1"

In front of the engine.

Characters pronounced bing1

"ice" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 15), occurring in 冰[bing1], 次[ci4] etc, known as 兩點水|两点水[liang3 dian3 shui3]

Brunhilde (bi) is eating a popsicle (冫) while sitting in front of the engine ((e)ng1).
old variant of 冰[bing1]

= : Last night a lot of ice (仌) has formed in front of the engine ((e)ng1). Brunhilde (bi) straps two Neanderthal Men (人) to her feet and skates on the ice.
short name for Taiyuan 太原[Tai4 yuan2]
soldiers / a force / an army / weapons / arms / military / warlike / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : Brunhilde and the soldier visit a burial mound in front of the engine. It is round like a ball like the deceased inside. To commemorate the round fallen soldier they put up a big eight-ball.
ice / CL:塊|块[kuai4] / to chill sth / (of an object or substance) to feel cold / (of a person) cold / unfriendly / (slang) methamphetamine

= + : Brunhilde (bi) is making some ice (冰) in front of the engine ((e)ng1). She puts lots of orange juice in a water fountain (水), throws some wooden sticks inside and adds lots of ice cubes (冰). She expects to have lots of popsicles (冫) ready soon.
variant of 冰[bing1]
see 屏營|屏营[bing1 ying2]
betel palm (Areca catechu) / betel nut / Taiwan pr. [bin1]
arrow-quiver cover
Trachycarpus excelsa
variant of 檳|槟[bing1]