Pinyin "qiong2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "qiong2" is split up into two parts: "qu" and "(e)ng2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "qu"

Qu is for Cupid.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng2"

In the engine's kitchen.

Characters pronounced qiong2

poor / destitute / to use up / to exhaust / thoroughly / extremely / (coll.) persistently and pointlessly

= + : Cupid (qu) exhausted (穷) his bank account and is very poor (穷). He has nowhere to go and nothing to do anymore. In the engine's kitchen ((e)ng2) he creates a big cave painting (穴) out of boredom. Idly he paints a big power button (力) wishing that upon hitting it, money would rain down on him.
variant of 瞏[qiong2]
jasper / fine jade / beautiful / exquisite (e.g. wine, food) / abbr. for Hainan province
vault / dome / the sky
(literary) alone; solitary (variant of 惸[qiong2]) (variant of 煢|茕[qiong2])
mound / place name
(in ancient texts) type of bamboo sometimes used as a staff
anxious / grasshopper / a cricket
variant of 煢|茕[qiong2]
variant of 煢|茕[qiong2] / alone / desolate
alone / desolate
(red stone)
to gaze in terror / lonely
variant of 筇[qiong2]
see 芎藭|芎䓖[xiong1 qiong2]
sound of footsteps