Pinyin "cheng4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "cheng4" is split up into two parts: "ch" and "(e)ng4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "ch"

Ch is for Charlie Chaplin.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng4"

In the engine's bathroom.

Characters pronounced cheng4

variant of 秤[cheng4] / steelyard
steelyard / Roman balance / CL:臺|台[tai2]

= + : Charlie Chaplin (ch) wants to fry his cereals (禾) in a frying pan (平) in the engine's bathroom ((e)ng4). To get the quantity right he weighs his cereals with a steelyard (秤) first.