Pinyin "pai2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "pai2" is split up into two parts: "p" and "ai2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "p"

P is for Pinocchio.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ai2"

In the airplane's kitchen.

Characters pronounced pai2

a row / a line / to set in order / to arrange / to line up / to eliminate / to drain / to push open / platoon / raft / classifier for lines, rows etc

= + : Pinocchio is trying to save a messed up negative he obtained in the airplane's kitchen. He carefully unrolls the negative using a toy claw to line it up and see what can be saved.
mahjong tile / playing card / game pieces / signboard / plate / tablet / medal / CL:片[pian4],個|个[ge4],塊|块[kuai4]

= + : Pinocchio (p) is playing with Mahjong tiles (牌) in the airplane's kitchen (ai2). There is a price to win: a DVD (片) about the Alpes (卑). Pinocchio definitely wants to win the DVD, so he keeps playing again and again.

= + : Pinocchio (p) wants to sell his black sneakers (彳) on the internet, but he is very irresolute (徘) about how to photograph them. In the airplane's kitchen (ai2) he moves back and forth (徘) to find the best shooting angle until he uses up his last negative (非).
not serious / variety show
raft / shield / stern of junk
bamboo raft
carriage (archaic)