Pinyin "zhai4"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zhai4" is split up into two parts: "zh" and "ai4". You can visit the Pinyin index to see how other Pinyin syllables are split up into initials and finals.

Mnemonics for Pinyin initial "zh"

Zh is for James II of England (詹姆斯二世, zhān​mǔ​sī èr​shì).

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "ai4"

In the airplane's bathroom.

Characters pronounced zhai4

surname Zhai
debt / CL:筆|笔[bi3]

= + : James II of England (zh) had a great party. He wakes up in the airplane's bathroom (ai4) still wearing his party hat (责) to a very angry Rosa Luxemburg (亻) who wants to claim Jame II's debt (债).
stronghold / stockade / camp / (stockaded) village
variant of 寨[zhai4]
focus of tubercular infection