Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 妹


Kanji-Trainer
 
 

Meaning

younger sister

Pronunciation

MAI
imōto

Explanation

Left: woman , right: immature (The tree's upper branch is shorter, hence: young/immature)

Mnemonic

The woman, who is still immature, is my younger sister.

Radicals

woman(The stroke order is: "Ku-no-ichi" = く , which also stands for a female ninja. )
immature, unripe(The upper twig of the tree is shorter (=not yet))
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!

Vocabulary

いもうと (hum) younger sister
姉妹 しまい sisters
従姉妹 いとこ (uk) cousin (female)

At this page you get the memory phrases for learning the Japanese Kanji. If you are learning the Chinese Hanzi, please follow this link.

List of the characters | List of the radials

To the Trainer