Pinyin "tiao4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tiao4" is split up into two parts: "ti" and "ao4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "ti"

Ti is for Mother Teresa.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ao4"

In the aorta's bathroom.

Characters pronounced tiao4

to jump / to hop / to skip over / to bounce / to palpitate

= + : Mother Teresa (ti) and the vulture (兆) are playing leapfrog (跳) inside of the aorta's bathroom (ao4) while wearing cowboy boots (⻊). They jump (跳) over each other without end.
to gaze into the distance
to sell grain
have an audience