Pinyin "seng1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "seng1" is split up into two parts: "s" and "(e)ng1". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "s"


Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng1"

In front of the engine.

Characters pronounced seng1

(bound form) Buddhist monk (abbr. for 僧伽[seng1 qie2])

= + : In front of the engine ((e)ng1) Rosa Luxemburg (亻) is playing a game of sheepshead with Socrates, the firefly and the monk. She is in a team with the firefly (曾) playing against Socrates (s) and the monk (僧).
short hair / unkempt