Pinyin "jin1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "jin1" is split up into two parts: "ji" and "(e)n1". 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 "(e)n1"

In front of the encampment.

Characters pronounced jin1

catty / (PRC) weight equal to 500 g / (Tw) weight equal to 600 g / (HK, Malaysia, Singapore) slightly over 604 g

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) is lifting barbells (斤) in front of the encampment ((e)n1). Before each set she eats all the bananas from a banana tree (⺁) for the magnesium, and after each set she eats a T-bone steak (丅) for the protein.
towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50

= + : Joan of Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the encampment. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels.
now / the present time / current / contemporary / this (day, year etc)

= + : A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今

= + : Joan of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the encampment. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today.
surname Jin / surname Kim (Korean) / Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

= + : In front of the encampment, Joan of Arc is on the lookout for smugglers. Indeed she catches the mean crocodile smuggling gold bars hidden in whole wheat breads.

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a bar of gold.
gold / chemical element Au / generic term for lustrous and ductile metals / money / golden / highly respected / one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a bar of gold.

= + : In front of the encampment, Joan of Arc is on the lookout for smugglers. Indeed she catches the mean crocodile smuggling gold bars hidden in whole wheat breads.
to endure
saliva / sweat / a ferry crossing / a ford (river crossing)

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) got a new job as a member of the royal guard in front of the encampment ((e)n1). Her job is to collect the sweat (津) and saliva (津) from the faces of the many visitors using a decorator's brush (聿). Afterwards she is to squeeze out the brush over a bottle of water (氵) to collect the liquid.
abbr. for Tianjin 天津[Tian1 jin1]

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) got a new job as a member of the royal guard in front of the encampment ((e)n1). Her job is to collect the sweat (津) and saliva (津) from the faces of the many visitors using a decorator's brush (聿). Afterwards she is to squeeze out the brush over a bottle of water (氵) to collect the liquid.
muscle / tendon / veins visible under the skin / sth resembling tendons or veins (e.g. fiber in a vegetable)

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) trained so much that her muscles (筋) burst her harness in front of the encampment ((e)n1). To cover her ribs (肋) she makes a larger armor out of bamboo sticks (⺮).
lapel / overlap of Chinese gown / fig. bosom (the seat of emotions) / to cherish (ambition, desires, honorable intentions etc) in one's bosom
to boast / to esteem / to sympathize
collar / belt / variant of 襟[jin1]
a kind of jade
evil force
a sash / to tie
variant of 筋[jin1] / variant of 斤[jin1]