Pinyin "liao1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "liao1" is split up into two parts: "li" and "ao1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "li"

Li is for Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao1"

In front of the aorta.

Characters pronounced liao1

to lift up (sth hanging down) / to raise (hem of skirt) / to pull up (sleeve) / to sprinkle (water with cupped hands)
to run / to slip away / to stride