Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 島


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Meaning

island

Pronunciation


shima

Explanation

Top: variation of bird (Image of a bird with head , wings , tail feather フ and talons ), bottom: mountain

Mnemonic

What (only) a bird can reach and where a mountain is: An island.

Radicals

bird(Two radicals are equally used for bird, namely: and . )
mountain(Picture of a mountain with three peaks.)
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Vocabulary

しま island
列島 れっとう chain of islands
半島 はんとう peninsula


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