Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 否


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Meaning

deny, no

Pronunciation

HI
ina, inamu

Explanation

Top: not (Four lines are not enough.), below: mouth

Mnemonic

A "no" from a mouth is a denial.

Radicals

not, un-, dis-
mouth(A small square stands for the mouth, and a big square is an enclosure.)
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Vocabulary

賛否 さんぴ the pros and cons
いや no, the noes
否定 ひてい negation, denial, repudiation
否決 ひけつ rejection, negation, voting down
拒否 きょひ denial, veto, rejection, refusal

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