Pinyin "tun1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "tun1" is split up into two parts: "tu" and "(e)n1". 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)n1"

In front of the encampment.

Characters pronounced tun1

to swallow / to take

= + : Tommy Turtle (tu) tried to swallow (吞) a whole mandarin (口) in front of the encampment ((e)n1) and is about to suffocate. Fortunately an angel (天) sees him struggling and rescues him.
variant of 吞[tun1]
sun above the horizon
bright / radiant / Taiwan pr. [chun2]
morning sun, sunrise
move slowly
planet Jupiter / vomit