Pinyin "jiao3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "jiao3" is split up into two parts: "ji" and "ao3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "ji"

Ji is for Jeanne of Arc.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao3"

In the aorta's living room.

Characters pronounced jiao3

angle / corner / horn / horn-shaped / unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan, or 10 cents (a dime) / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a horn.

= + : Joan of Arc finds a hurt crane in a corner inside of the aorta. The crane hurt itself with a sharp horn earlier, which is now lying in another corner. Joan of Arc pulls out her first aid kit and administers first aid.
foot / leg (of an animal or an object) / base (of an object) / CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1] / classifier for kicks

= + : In the aorta Joan of Arc wanted to play a prank on the moon and kick him in the ass while he's inattentive for a second, but when she kicked him she just hurt her foot, and the moon didn't even notice. Silently, she retreats for now, limping on her hurt foot.
dumplings with meat filling

= + : Linus Pauling (交) and Joan of Arc (ji) are on a date in the aorta (ao3). They are having dumplings (饺) and Chinese crullers (饣) for dinner and are feeding each other romantically.
surname Jiao

= + + : Joan of Arc has been playing her new ancient musical instrument day and night in the aorta, until her neighbors couldn't stand it anymore. They captured her in a square and threaten to destroy her ancient musical instrument with a sledgehammer shouldn't she cease to play it. Joan of Arc has no choice but to wave a white flag in defeat.
bright / glittery / Taiwan pr. [jiao4]

= + + : Joan of Arc has been playing her new ancient musical instrument day and night in the aorta, until her neighbors couldn't stand it anymore. They captured her in a square and threaten to destroy her ancient musical instrument with a sledgehammer shouldn't she cease to play it. Joan of Arc has no choice but to wave a white flag in defeat.
to hand in / to hand over / to seize

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) is happily playing her ancient musical instrument (敫) in the aorta (ao3) as the silk worm (纟) comes by to collect the taxes. Because Joan of Arc has no money on her she has no other choice but to hand over (缴) the instrument to pay her taxes (缴).
to twist (strands into a thread) / to entangle / to wring / to hang (by the neck) / to turn / to wind / classifier for skeins of yarn
crafty / cunning / sly

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) is amazed by Linus Pauling's (交) skills. In the aorta (ao3) he demonstrate how crafty (狡) he is by folding little paper dachshunds (犭).
to correct / to rectify / to redress / strong / brave / to pretend / to feign / affectation
surname Jiao
to disturb / to annoy / to mix / to stir

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) is on guard in the aorta (ao3), but she keeps falling asleep (觉). Every time she is about to fall asleep her colleague stirs her up (搅) with a toy claw (扌).
to destroy / to extirpate
variant of 剿[jiao3]
handsome