Pinyin "ge4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ge4" is split up into two parts: "g" and "e4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "g"

G is for Guy Fawkes.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e4"

In the elevator's bathroom.

Characters pronounced ge4

each / every

= + : Mnemonic symbol: each and every (各) one of us is made of atoms, of which most were created in a star (from lighter atoms). That's why I choose to represent this character by a star. Guy Fawkes (g) is stepping on a mandarin (口) with high heels (夂) in the bathroom of the elevator (e4). As he squeezes, the mandarin suddenly explodes in a rain of stars (各). Each and every (各) one of them is shining brighter than the others.
variant of 個|个[ge4]
(classifier used before a noun that has no specific classifier) / (bound form) individual

= + : Mnemonic symbol: Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man (人) needs to use the elevator's bathroom (e4) but it's occupied by Guy Fawkes (g), and there's only space for one individual (个). Impatiently Neanderthal Man knocks on the door using his dinosaur bone (丨).
variant of 個|个[ge4]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a hammer, since 亇 is a hammer in Korean. The crane clogged up the elevator's bathroom (e4) and Guy Fawkes (g) helps unclogging the toilet by hammering (亇) a crowbar (亅) into it.
chromium (chemistry)
(only used in 膈應|膈应[ge4 ying5])
that (Cantonese) / Mandarin equivalent: 那[na4]
(coll.) (of sth hard or rough) to press against some part of one's body causing discomfort (like a small stone in one's shoe) / to hurt / to chafe