Pinyin "xie1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "xie1" is split up into two parts: "xi" 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 "xi"

Xi is for Marie Curie.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced xie1

classifier indicating a small amount or small number greater than 1: some, a few, several

= + : Marie Curie is too tired from climbing all the steps of the Erechtheion, so in front of it, preparing for the descent, she couples a couple of capacitors to a couple of boots to automate them.
to rest / to take a break / to stop / to halt / (dialect) to sleep / a moment / a short while

= + : Marie Curie (xi) is gambling on a quiz wheel (曷) in front of the Erechtheion (e1). As she turns the wheel and it turns out that she will have to pay a great debt, she says "give me a break" (歇), leaves an IOU note (欠) instead and lies down in the grass to relax a bit (歇).
wedge / to hammer in (variant of 揳[xie1])
variant of 蠍|蝎[xie1]
to hammer in (a nail) / to drive (a wedge)
saline pond
short-snout dog
short garments