Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 司


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Meaning

administer, govern, rule

Pronunciation

SHI
tsukasadoru

Explanation

Mnemonic

In a corner ⌝ is sb. who throws a sheet of paper in the wastebasket : In the administration.

Radicals

mouth(A small square stands for the mouth, and a big square is an enclosure.)
administer, govern(Pictograph: part of a buttock and anus of a civil servant to symbolize administration.)
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Vocabulary

寿司 すし Sushi (food)
司る つかさどる to rule, to govern, to administer
司令 しれい command, control, commander
宮司 ぐうじ chief priest, Shinto high priest
上司 じょうし superior authorities, boss
司会 しかい chairmanship
司法 しほう administration of justice

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