Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 宗


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Meaning

religion, sect

Pronunciation

SHŪ, SŌ

Explanation

Top: roof , below: to show / (image of an altar with sth. on that is shown.)

Mnemonic

The "roof" over the altar is the religion.

Radicals

religion
ceiling(Radical: ukanmuri)
to show, altar(The radical shimesu is a simplification of show , which is a pictogram of an altar.)
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Vocabulary

宗教 しゅうきょう religion

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