Pinyin "gen4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "gen4" is split up into two parts: "g" and "(e)n4". 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 "(e)n4"

In the encampment's bathroom.

Characters pronounced gen4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ / ancient Chinese compass point: 45° (northeast)
extending all the way across / running all the way through

= + : Mnemonic symbol: in this character the sun goes from horizon to horizon, and thus I choose to represent it by a contrail.

Guy Fawkes wants to find out where contrails really come from, so he follows one until he arrives at the encampment's bathroom. There he finds that the sun was experimenting with a capacitor. She blew the capacitor up accidentally, resulting in lots of smoke, which then formed this contrail.