Pinyin "pan1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "pan1" is split up into two parts: "p" and "an1". 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 "an1"

In front of the anthill.

Characters pronounced pan1

surname Pan
surname Pan / Pan, faun in Greek mythology, son of Hermes

= + : Pinocchio (p) is growing tomatoes (番) in front of the anthill (an1). To make them grow even better he creates a pan flute (潘) out of water bottles (氵) to call Pan (潘) who uses his magic powers to make the tomatoes grow very quickly.
to climb (by pulling oneself up) / to implicate / to claim connections of higher status

= + : Pinocchio (p) is playing catch with a friend in front of the anthill (an1). Although he has a very large baseball glove (手), the last throw was way too high for him: the ball landed on top of a cage (樊) standing in front of the anthill. Pinocchio will have to climb (攀) on the cage to retrieve the ball.
variant of 攀[pan1]
show the whites of eyes