Pinyin "piao4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "piao4" is split up into two parts: "pi" and "ao4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "pi"

Pi is for Pocahontas.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao4"

In the aorta's bathroom.

Characters pronounced piao4

ticket / ballot / banknote / CL:張|张[zhang1] / person held for ransom / amateur performance of Chinese opera / classifier for groups, batches, business transactions

= + : Pocahontas (pi) urgently needs to use the aorta's bathroom (ao4). In the bathroom there is a cleaning lady next to a guidon (示) on which it is written that you have to purchase a ticket (票) if you want to use the bathroom. To make sure that everyone is willing to pay the lady equipped herself with a knuckleduster (覀).
elegant / polished

= + : Pocahontas (pi) visits the aorta's bathroom (ao4) to see the world's most beautiful (漂) water bottle (氵). With her ticket (票) still in her hand, she gazes at this one amazing polished (漂) elegant (漂) bottle.
(literary) fast / speedy / used in 嘌呤[piao4 ling4] / Taiwan pr. [piao1]
white horse
light / airy