Pinyin "she3"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "she3" is split up into two parts: "sh" and "e3". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "sh"

Sh is for Sherlock Holmes.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e3"

In the elevator's living room.

Characters pronounced she3

to give up / to abandon / to give alms

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a pawn who is abandoned to save the king.

Neanderthal Man (人) is so hungry that he opens his mouth, sticks out his tongue (舌) and is about to devour Sherlock Holmes (sh) in the elevator (e3), but Sherlock Holmes acts quickly enough to throw a pawn (舍) onto Neanderthal Man's tongue so that he munches the pawn instead.
old variant of 捨|舍[she3]
to give up; to abandon / to give alms