Pinyin "qie1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "qie1" is split up into two parts: "qi" and "e1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "qi"

Qi is for the Queen of Hearts.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced qie1

to cut / to slice / tangent (math)

= + : The Queen of Hearts is ready to cut and slice anything and anybody: She's holding a seven-branched laser sword and a cleaver in her hands in front of the elevator.