Pinyin "zhe1"

In MandarinBanana's mnemonic system, the Pinyin syllable "zhe1" is split up into two parts: "zh" 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 "zh"

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

Mnemonics for Pinyin final "e1"

In front of the elevator.

Characters pronounced zhe1

to turn sth over / to turn upside down / to tip sth out (of a container)
to cover up (a shortcoming) / to screen off / to hide / to conceal

= + : James II of England (zh) sees a bastard (庶) prepare a pile of gladiator sandals (辶) in front of the elevator (e1) and asks himself what this is all about. In fact the bastard tries to cover up (遮) all her shortcomings under the gladiator sandals.
(of a bee or spider etc) to sting or bite / (of an irritant) to make (one's eyes or skin) sting
to sting
old character used in female names