Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 厳


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Meaning

strict, severe, grave

Pronunciation

GEN, GON
kibishii, ogosoka

Explanation

From top: rays of light , cliff , daring 敢 (One [person's] ear was striked : How daring!)

Mnemonic

At this light on the cliff? Too daring, there I have to be strict.

Radicals

sun beams
cliff(The Radical gandare stands for cliff. Sometimes it is understood as a shield, like in 盾.)
Stick in a hand(The radical nobun shows a hand or that holds a stick (simplified from the Chinese radical 66 攴 for whip or rap.))
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Vocabulary

厳か おごそか austere, majestic, dignified, stately, awful, impressive
厳しい きびしい severe, strict, stern, austere, grave, solemn, majestic, intense (cold)
厳密 げんみつ strict, close
厳重 げんじゅう strict, rigour, severe, firm, strong, secure


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