Pinyin "lei3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "lei3" is split up into two parts: "l" 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 "l"

L is for Sir Lancelot.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ei3"

In the Eiffel Tower's living room.

Characters pronounced lei3

to accumulate / to involve or implicate (Taiwan pr. [lei4]) / continuous / repeated

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) is working on an excavation field (田) in the Eiffel Tower (ei3). He has been excavating lots and lots of silken scarves (糸) and ropes (累). The scavers and ropes are accumulating (累) on two heaps to his left and right side respectively.

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a big modern plow used to free the streets from snow.

Sir Lancelot (l) is clearing the Eiffel Tower (ei3) from snow using his plow (耒). There are sometimes eight balls (八) hidden under the snow which he collects in a golden cage (丰) so as not to damage his plow.
lumpy / rock pile / uneven / fig. sincere / open and honest
rampart / base (in baseball) / to build with stones, bricks etc
to injure / puppet
Japanese variant of 壘|垒
to eulogize the dead / eulogy
lazy / tired out, worn fatigued
mountain-climbing shoes
a heap of stones / boulders
variant of 累[lei3], to accumulate
bud / creeper / bramble
flying squirrel