Pinyin "pin3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "pin3" is split up into two parts: "pi" and "(e)n3". 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)n3"

In the encampment's living room.

Characters pronounced pin3

(bound form) article; commodity; product; goods / (bound form) grade; rank / kind; type; variety / character; disposition; nature; temperament / to taste sth; to sample / to criticize; to comment; to judge; to size up / fret (on a guitar or lute)

= : Pocahontas (pi) is watching a pyramid of oranges (mnemonic symbol for 品) in the encampment's living room ((e)n3). She wants to sample (品) one, and just as she takes one from the base, the whole commodity (品) collapses.
classifier for roof beams and trusses