Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 城


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Meaning

castle

Pronunciation


shiro

Explanation

Left: earth/ground , right: achieve/become (In the direction of the halberds we will achieve.)

Mnemonic

(When earth/ground is piled up to a wall:) Out of this ground we will achieve/make: a castle.

Radicals

earth(ground, soil)
achieve, become
halberd, spear, lance(This radical kanohoko stands for halberd and is rather similar to the sabre shikigamae Other radicals with weapons are: )
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Vocabulary

しろ castle
城下 じょうか land near the castle

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