Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 尊


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Meaning

honor, esteem, revered, value

Pronunciation

SON
tattoi/bu, tōtoi

Explanation

From top: out of , wine mug , skillful hand

Mnemonic

If something is poured out of the wine mug with a skillful hand, it appears honorable.

Radicals

way out
alcohol(wine jar)
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

尊称 そんしょう honorary title
尊い とうとい precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
尊ぶ とうとぶ to value, to prize, to esteem
尊敬 そんけい respect, esteem, reverence, honour
尊重 そんちょう respect, esteem, regard
自尊心 じそんしん self-respect/conceit

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