Pinyin "tie1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tie1" is split up into two parts: "ti" and "e1". 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 "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced tie1

to stick / to paste / to post (e.g. on a blog) / to keep close to / to fit snugly / to subsidize / allowance (e.g. money for food or housing) / sticker / classifier for sticking plaster: strip

= + : Mother Teresa (ti) wants to start a revolution and so she is pasting (贴) posters everywhere around the elevator. In front of it (e1) she is posting a poster with a crab (贝) holding a yellow umbrella (占), subversively telling the local crab population that they should rise up against their oppression.
fitting snugly / appropriate / suitable / variant of 貼|贴[tie1] / to paste / to obey

= + : Mother Teresa (ti) is fitting her towel (巾) into her yellow umbrella (占) in front of the elevator (e1) and she finds that it fits snugly (帖).
terpene (chemistry)
peaceful / quiet