Pinyin "ya2"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "ya2" is split up into two parts: "y" and "a2". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "y"

Y is for Maud Younger.

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "a2"

In the ashram's kitchen.

Characters pronounced ya2

tooth / ivory / CL:顆|颗[ke1]

Mnemonic symbol: wisdom tooth. Maud Younger has a wisdom tooth removed just inside the ashram's kitchen.
old form of 崖 (cliff) and 涯 (bank)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a chocolate bar.

Maud Younger (y) used to create fake chocolate bars (厓) in the ashram's kitchen (a2) by having jade tablets (圭) run through a chocolate factory (厂). She was found out though and pushed over a cliff (厓) as punishment.
border / horizon / shore
precipice / cliff / Taiwan pr. [yai2]

= + : Maud Younger (y) has been eating chocolate bars (厓) with a fork (山) in the ashram's kitchen (a2) for hours now. She throws the packaging just over her shoulder, where already a precipitous (崖) cliff (崖) has formed from all the plastic.
bud / sprout

= + : Maud Younger (y) put the wisdom tooth (牙) she recently lost on a sheet of artificial lawn (艹) in the ashram's kitchen (a2). The artificial lawn is supposed to act as nurturing substrate, and indeed, the next day the wisdom tooth is already germinating (芽) and developed a new bud (芽).
surname Ya
office / yamen 衙門|衙门
used in place names, notably 瑯琊山|琅琊山[Lang2 ya2 Shan1] / Taiwan pr. [ye2]
(dialect) child
see 嵖岈山[Cha2 ya2 Shan1]
variant of 琊[ya2]
corner of the eye / to stare
(used in place names) / Taiwan pr. [ai2]
the coconut tree / rim
old variant of 涯[ya2]