Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 危


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Meaning

dangerous

Pronunciation

KI
abunai, ayaui

Explanation

Top: bent person , below: unlucky 厄 (cliff , slumped person )

Mnemonic

The bent person on the cliff can (by falling) turn into a slumped person: That is the danger.

Radicals

kneeling person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
cliff(The Radical gandare stands for cliff. Sometimes it is understood as a shield, like in 盾.)
collapsed Person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , kneeling , skilled , bending ,, or husband ))
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Vocabulary

危険 きけん danger, peril, hazard
危機 きき crisis
危うい あやうい dangerous, critical, grave, uncertain, unreliable, watch out!
危ない あぶない dangerous, critical, grave, uncertain, unreliable, limping
危ぶむ あやぶむ to fear, to have misgivings, to be doubtful, to mistrust
危害 きがい injury, harm, danger

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