Pinyin "gui3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "gui3" is split up into two parts: "gu" and "ei3". 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 "ei3"

In the Eiffel Tower's living room.

Characters pronounced gui3

ghost / demon / terrible / damnable / clever / sly / crafty / (suffix for sb with a certain vice or addiction etc) / one of the 28 constellations

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: a demon.

Gitta Giraffe (gu) is being haunted by a demon (鬼) in the Eiffel Tower (ei3). She has to hide in the nostril of a fake nose (厶) and wave a white flag (白), but one day Sun Wukong (儿) arrives and drives the demon away.
mountain spring

氿 = + : Gitta Giraffe (gu) is hiking in the Eiffel Tower (ei3). At a small mountain spring (氿) she refills her water bottle (氵). As she takes a sip she instantly falls in love with the fresh water and is on cloud nine (九).
course / path / track / rail

= + : Gitta Giraffe (gu) is riding a roller coaster inside of the Eiffel Tower (ei3). The roller coaster has a red cabriolet (车) follow a figure-nine (九) track (轨). Additionally, the red cabriolet does not emit normal smoke but cloud nines (九).
tenth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / tenth in order / letter "J" or Roman "X" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 15° / deca
sly / crafty / weird / bizarre / contradictory / inconsistent
ancient bronze food vessel with a round mouth and two or four handles / round basket of bamboo
small box

= + : Gitta Giraffe fell in love with the mad scientist Johann Konrad Dippel inside the Eiffel Tower. She's floating on cloud nine, because Johann promised her everything under the sun, and because she thinks that he's an acclaimed scientist. In reality, Johann plans to use Gitta's bones and blood as ingredients for his elixir of life; he wears a graduation cap to deceive Gitta in believing that he's a real scientist, although he actually studied theology. Soon, he will not only be a traitor to science by imposing as scientist and pursuing mad science alchemy, concocting his animal oil; but more importantly, a traitor to Gitta's love.
almost succeed / crafty / suddenly
to destroy / to damage / dilapidated / collapsed
quiet and nice
a cupboard or pantry to store