Pinyin "guai1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "guai1" is split up into two parts: "gu" and "ai1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "gu"

Gu is for Gitta Giraffe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ai1"

In front of the airplane.

Characters pronounced guai1

(of a child) obedient, well-behaved / clever / shrewd / alert / perverse / contrary to reason / irregular / abnormal

= + : Gitta Giraffe wants to behave well in front of the airplane. She has a compass rose and a kilo, but she is totally not going to squash the compass rose.
to slap / also pr. [guo2]