Pinyin "fen1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "fen1" is split up into two parts: "f" and "(e)n1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "f"

F is for Frankenstein's Monster.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)n1"

In front of the encampment.

Characters pronounced fen1

to divide; to separate / to distribute; to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / (bound form) branch of (an organization); sub- (as in 分局[fen1 ju2]) / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute (unit of time) / minute (angular measurement unit) / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money)

= + : Symbol for this character: A stopwatch (from the meaning "minute"). Frankenstein's monster participates in the annual championship of chopping eightballs in front of the encampment. Using a cleaver, he chops as many eightballs as he can in one minute.
numerous / confused / disorderly

= + : Frankenstein's Monster (f) organized a silk worm (纟) race in front of the encampment ((e)n1), but as he started the race and watches his stop watch (分) he notices that every worm is crawling into a different direction and it is a big mess (纷).
miasma / vapor

= + : Frankenstein's Monster (f) is taking his revenge on the humans who betrayed him. In front of the encampment ((e)n1) he fills vile gas (氛) in balloons (气) and releases them. By observing their altitude and measuring the time using a stopwatch (分), he can calculate when they will reach the stratosphere.
perfume / fragrance

= + : Frankenstein's Monster (f) has a new job. In front of the encampment ((e)n1) he has to rip apart a sheet of artificial lawn (艹) into so small pieces that only a perfume (芬) remains. Moreover, he has to do it in under one minute standing next to a stopwatch (分).
leave instructions / to order

= + : Frankenstein's Monster orders a mandarin to jump in front of the encampment. He wants to see how long it can stay in the air, and wants to measure the time with a stopwatch.
aromatic wood / perfume / fragrance
misty / foggy
not yet (Wu dialect)
to steam rice
the wild pigeon