Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 印


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Meaning

stamp, seal, sign, mark

Pronunciation

IN
shirushi

Explanation

Left: hand press (like i.e. at mortar ), right: bent person

Mnemonic

Under the press the bent person is stamped.

Radicals

press(This character appears like the left half of mortar , which shows hands E,ヨ pressing from both sides. )
bending person(This radical is typically described as "seal". However for the mnemonics the meaning "bending person" appears to be better.)
bent person
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Vocabulary

しるし mark, symbol, evidence
印刷 いんさつ printing
印鑑 いんかん stamp, seal
矢印 やじるし directing arrow
印象 いんしょう impression
目印 めじるし mark, sign, landmark
調印 ちょういん signature/sign/sealing

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