Pinyin "she4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "she4" is split up into two parts: "sh" and "e4". 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 "e4"

In the elevator's bathroom.

Characters pronounced she4

old variant of 射[she4]
to shoot / to launch / to allude to / radio- (chemistry)

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) is ready for takeoff in the elevator's bathroom (e4) and stands in front of a rocket on a launch pad (mnemonic symbol for 射). As there are many journalists, Sherlock prepared to be extra fancy and wears a tight body suit (身). He winks to the photographers and makes the thumbs up (寸) sign.
surname She
society / group / club / agency / (old) god of the land

= + : Sherlock Holmes is doing an undercover investigation in the elevator's bathroom. There's a forbidden mysterious cult praying to a fossilized heap of dirt.
(bound form) society; organization; agency / (old) god of the land
to set up / to arrange / to establish / to found / to display

= + : Recently Sherlock Holmes had less and less customers, so he wants to set up an advertising campaign. He starts in the elevator's bathroom setting up an advertising column. It is lying on the floor, and Sherlock tries to lever it up using a halberd.
(bound form) to take in; to absorb; to assimilate / to take (a photo) / (literary) to conserve (one's health) / (literary) to act for
to take in / to absorb / to assimilate / to act for / to take a photo / photo shoot / photo / to conserve (one's health)

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) wants to take a selfie (摄) in the elevator's bathroom (e4), so he holds his phone with a toy claw (扌) in front of him. He has no way to press a button or the like, so he has to use voice activation. He doesn't want to loose his smile while taking the photo, so he tries whispering (摄) to the phone without moving his lips.
to ascend in light steps
(literary) to wade across a body of water / (bound form) to experience / to undergo / to be involved / to concern

= + : Sherlock Holmes (sh) suspects the five paced viper (步) to have killed an innocent person, so he is looking for it in the elevator's bathroom (e4). The snakes hides in one of the many water bottles (氵), so Sherlock has to wade (涉) through the bottles and the water in order to find the viper (步).
afraid / be feared / to fear / to frighten / to intimidate
to pardon (a convict)
musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) / also called 香獐子
name of a district in Anhui
Japanese variant of 舍[she4]