Pinyin "ming4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ming4" is split up into two parts: "mi" and "(e)ng4". 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 "(e)ng4"

In the engine's bathroom.

Characters pronounced ming4

life / fate / order or command / to assign a name, title etc

= + : In Stonehenge's bathroom, Marilyn Monroe kow tows before a pointed hat. She thinks that this is her fate.