Pinyin "lei4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "lei4" is split up into two parts: "l" and "ei4". 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 "ei4"

In the Eiffel Tower's bathroom.

Characters pronounced lei4

tired / weary / to strain / to wear out / to work hard

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) worked all day on his field (田) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4) and is extremely tired (累). He swipes off the sweat on his forehead with a silken scarf (糸) and holds tight to a rope (累) hanging from the ceiling to not fall down from exhaustion.
kind / type / class / category / similar / like / to resemble

= + : Lancelot (l) wants to save mankind (类), so he plans to breed the perfect rice plant. To find the perfect seed he programmed a robot (大) to classify (类) every corn of a sack of rice (米) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4) so he can choose the best one.

= + : Sir Lancelot (l) and the eye of providence (目) are collecting their tears (泪) using water bottles (氵) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4).
rib / Taiwan pr. [le4]

= + : Lancelot (l) finds that there is a sign written on the moon (月) in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4) which reads "a solar plexus says what?". Lancelot pushes the power button (力) below, and instantly the moon punches Lancelot and breaks two of his ribs (肋).
(bound form) platform for a martial art contest / Taiwan pr. [lei2]
Japanese variant of 淚|泪[lei4]
see 礌石[lei4 shi2]
roll stone down hill / stone pile
flaw / knot
pour out libation / sprinkle