Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 守


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Meaning

protect, defend, guard

Pronunciation

SHU, SU
mamoru

Explanation

Top: roof , below: skillful hand

Mnemonic

The roof and the skillful hand will protect you.

Radicals

ceiling(Radical: ukanmuri)
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 SUN = 3.03 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand" and partly also "to measure".)
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Vocabulary

守る まもる to protect/to obey/to guard/to abide (by the rules)
守備 しゅび defense
留守 るす absence, being away from home
守衛 しゅえい security guard/doorkeeper
保守 ほしゅ conservative, maintaining
留守番 るすばん care-taking, caretaker, house-watching

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