Pinyin "hai1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "hai1" is split up into two parts: "h" 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 "h"

H is for Hamlet.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ai1"

In front of the airplane.

Characters pronounced hai1

sound of sighing / (interjection expressing surprise, sorrow, regret, disappointment etc) oh / damn / wow
oh alas / hey! / hi! (loanword) / a high (natural or drug-induced) (loanword)

= + : The sea (海) has already reached the airplane due to global warming. In front of the airplane (ai1) Hamlet (h) says "hi" (嗨) by throwing a mandarin (口) into the sea as a sacrifice.
(interj.) / happy / sound of laughter