Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 個


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Meaning

individual, private person

Pronunciation

KO

Explanation

Left: person /, right: hard (Some things with age become hard.)

Mnemonic

A person who acts such hard (= tough) is actually an isolated individual.

Radicals

person(This radical is understood as an identical variant of "person" , and shows a person who stands with the legs apart.)
hard, firm
enclosure(The radical kunigamae surrounds/encloses further components and thus is different from the simple square that stands for mouth .)
old(Picture of a gravestone)
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Vocabulary

Individual, counter for minor things (eg. eggs, fruits)
個体 こたい an individual
個別 こべつ particular case
個人 こじん individual, private person, personal
個々 ここ individual, one by one
個性 こせい individuality, personality, idiosyncrasy
個所 かしょ passage, place, point, part


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