Pinyin "pin2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "pin2" is split up into two parts: "pi" and "(e)n2". 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 "(e)n2"

In the encampment's kitchen.

Characters pronounced pin2

frequency / frequently / repetitious

= + : Pocahontas (pi) is repeatedly (频) shaking a five-paced viper (步) in the encampment's kitchen ((e)n2). She wants to find out the eigenfrequency (频) of the viper by shaking it at different holding points. She marks her findings on a sheet of paper (页), and next to her she stores a whole stack of papers (页) she already published on the subject.
poor / inadequate / deficient / garrulous

= + : Pocahontas (pi) has the crab (贝) cut her hair while stopping the time with a stopwatch (分) in the encampment's kitchen ((e)n2). While the crab cuts quite fast, the resulting hairstyle is of very poor (贫) quality.
marsiliaceae / clover fern
imperial concubine
to scowl / to knit the brows
variant of 顰|颦[pin2]
to glare angrily / to open the eyes with anger / variant of 顰|颦, to scowl / to knit the brows