Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 公


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Meaning

public, official

Pronunciation


ōyake

Explanation

Top: eight , bottom: nose (in side view)

Mnemonic

Eight noses stand for the public.

Radicals

eight
public
nose(Is typically understood as a nose in a sideview which is directed to the left.)
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Vocabulary

おおやけ prince/lord/duke/public/daimyo/companion/subordinate
公園 こうえん (public) park
公務員 こうむいん government worker, public (civil) servant
不公平 ふ・こうへい unfairness, injustice
公明 こうめい fairness, justice
公認 こうにん official recognition, authorization, accreditation
公表 こうひょう official announcement, proclamation
公衆 こうしゅう the public
公立 こうりつ public (institution)

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