Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 変


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Meaning

strange, change, alter

Pronunciation

HEN
kaeru

Explanation

Top: var. of red (When clay/earth is burned in fire , the pottery gets: red), bottom: upturned foot (also sitting cross-legged)

Mnemonic

The red upturned foot looks strange. This has to be changed.

Radicals

red(When earth (clay) is burned , the pottery becomes red.)
crossed legs(This radical is understood as sitting with crossed legs or upturned foot.)
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Vocabulary

大変 たいへん very, greatly, immense, enormous
へん odd, queer, change, disturbance
変える かえる to change (actively), to alter, to vary
変わる かわる to change (by itself), to be transformed, to be revised, to be different
変化 へんか change, variation, inflection
一変 いっぺん complete change, about-face
変動 へんどう change, fluctuation
変更 へんこう change, modification, alteration
変遷 へんせん change, transition, vicissitudes


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