Pinyin "jiu1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "jiu1" is split up into two parts: "ji" and "ou1". 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 "ou1"

In front of the outhouse.

Characters pronounced jiu1

archaic variant of 糾|纠[jiu1]

This one also looks like a fork, but don't mix it up with 山, which is a normal eating fork. This one is more of a roast fork.
after all / to investigate / to study carefully / Taiwan pr. [jiu4]

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) is carefully studying (究) cave paintings (穴) that have appeared over night in front of the outhouse (ou1) using mass spectrometry. She carves off a little of the paintings and puts them in the mass spectrometer. As it emits a huge cloud nine (九), the spectrometer shows on the display that the main component is love.
old variant of 糾|纠[jiu1]

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) wants to investigate (纠) all the silk worms (纟) in front of the outhouse (ou1), so she gathers them together (纠) on a roast fork (丩).
to gather together / to investigate / to entangle / to correct

= + : Joan of Arc (ji) wants to investigate (纠) all the silk worms (纟) in front of the outhouse (ou1), so she gathers them together (纠) on a roast fork (丩).
to seize / to clutch / to grab firmly and pull
turtledove / (literary) to gather
(onom.) wailing of child / chirp / kiss (Tw)
see 赳赳[jiu1 jiu1]
to hang down
surname Jiu
lots (to be drawn) / lot (in a game of chance)
to gather / to collect
to strangle / to inquire into
complicated, confused / dispute
bun (of hair)