Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 下


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Meaning

downwards, bottom

Pronunciation

KA, GE
shita, sagaru, oriru

Explanation

Mnemonic

Shows the ground and a plant root underneath expressing downwards (opposite of 上)

Radicals

one(Simply one stroke for "one".)
fortune telling(This radical bukunoto is also used in the radical .)
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Vocabulary

under, below, beneath
妃殿下 ひでんか princess, Her Royal Highness​
下りる おりる to get off (e.g. from bus), to descend (e.g. a mountain)
下る さがる to get down, to descend
投下する とうかする throw down
地下鉄 ちかてつ underground train, subway
下手 へた unskillful, poor, awkward
下駄 げた geta (Japanese footwear), wooden clogs
下着 したぎ underwear

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