Pinyin "mian4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "mian4" is split up into two parts: "mi" and "an4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "mi"

Mi is for Marilyn Monroe.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "an4"

In the anthill's bathroom.

Characters pronounced mian4

flour / noodles / (of food) soft (not crunchy) / (slang) (of a person) ineffectual / spineless
face / side / surface / aspect / top / classifier for objects with flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags etc

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a spray flask with one of these liquids which make a surface super slippery.

In the anthill's bathroom (an4), Marilyn Monroe (mi) wants to set up a wind wheel (丆) on top of a closet (囬). Just as she tries to fix it she slips and falls down, the wind wheel crashing on the floor. She didn't notice that somebody used a can of non-stick coating (面) on the closet's surfaces (面).
variant of 麵|面[mian4]
old variant of 麵|面[mian4]
to look askance at
variant of 麵|面[mian4] / rice noodles / rice fragments
variant of 面[mian4]
variant of 麵|面[mian4]