Pinyin "pen1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "pen1" is split up into two parts: "p" and "(e)n1". 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 "(e)n1"

In front of the encampment.

Characters pronounced pen1

to puff / to spout / to spray / to spurt

= + : Pinocchio (p) is expecting a very honored guest (贲) in the encampment. In front of the encampment ((e)n1) he sprays (喷) a lot of mandarin (口) perfume to make his guest feel well when she arrives.
to spurt / to blow out / to puff out / to snort

= + : Pinocchio eats a mandarin in front of the encampment. Unfortunately, he's allergic to citrus fruits, so he has to sneeze a lot. Because he's made from wood, he doesn't snort mucus, but roots.
old variant of 噴|喷[pen1]