Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 射


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Meaning

shoot

Pronunciation

SHA
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Explanation

Left: body (in side view), right: skillful hand

Mnemonic

The body stands laterally and has a skillful hand, when shooting.

Radicals

body
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

放射能 ほうしゃのう radioactivity
注射 ちゅうしゃ injection
反射 はんしゃ reflection, reverberation
射す さす to pour (sth. in sth.), to shine, to strike
放射 ほうしゃ radiation, emission
発射 はっしゃ firing, shooting, discharge, catapult
陽射 ひざし sunlight/rays of the sun

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