Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 勉


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Meaning

strive, endeavour, exertion

Pronunciation

BEN

Explanation

Left: escape, permit (an escaping rabbit 兔=兎=[うさぎ] - long ear , big eyes , legs ), right: strength (hand/arm with biceps )

Mnemonic

For escaping you need strength and (you succeed when:) you strive hard.

Radicals

escape, permit(image of an escaping rabbit)
power force
kneeling person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
moving feet(Radical: hitoashi)
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Vocabulary

勉強 べんきょう study, diligence, discount, reduction
勤勉 きんべん industry, diligence
勉強不足 べんきょうぶそく insufficient study​

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