Pinyin "tong1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tong1" is split up into two parts: "tu" 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 "tu"

Tu is for Tommy Turtle.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "(e)ng1"

In front of the engine.

Characters pronounced tong1

to go through / to know well / (suffix) expert / to connect / to communicate / open / to clear / classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc

= + : In front of the engine a pile of yongzhong bells were blocking the way. Tommy Turtle attended to the matter and cleared the way. He lined the bells up to two lines, put on his gladiator sandals and now marches right through this path screened by walls on two sides like a roman general.
(onom.) thump / thud
moaning in pain
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