Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 型


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Meaning

model, form, pattern, mold, type, shape

Pronunciation

KEI
kata

Explanation

Top: punishment 刑 (who openly uses a knife is punished), below: earth

Mnemonic

With an open knife and earth (=clay) a model is formed.

Radicals

earth(ground, soil)
open(Image of a toori, the entrance gate of a Shinto shrine, with a double traverse beam)
cut(Variante of sword )
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Vocabulary

かた mold, model, style, shape, data-type
原型 げんけい prototype, model, pattern, archetypal
典型 てんけい type, pattern, archetypal
典型的 てんけいてき prototypical, model
鋳型 いがた mold, mould
模型 もけい model, dummy, maquette

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