Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 北


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Meaning

north

Pronunciation

HOKU, BOKU
kita

Explanation

Mnemonic

Two persons , sit back-to-back, because they feel cold in the north.

Radicals

north
bed(Shows a sliced tree trunc. Is used in the trainer as "bed". Compare )
sitting person(The Radical sajinohi means "spoon". But due to its appearance is typically used as a "sitting person". In few cases however, it is understood as claws (i.e. of a bear).)
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Vocabulary

北朝鮮 きたちょうせん North Korea
きた north
南北 なんぼく south and north
北海道 ほっかいどう Hokkaido
敗北 はいぼく defeat
北極 ほっきょく North Pole
北欧 ほくおう Northern Europe

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