Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 巻


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Meaning

roll, scroll, reel, coil

Pronunciation

KAN
maki, maku

Explanation

Top: the border guard known from "checkpoint" (= person with raised arms and two barrier bars , [here: two rolls], bottom: self (Following the winding path I find myself)

Mnemonic

The person with the raised arms has rolled himself the two rolls . (Maki-Sushi? き寿)

Radicals

border guard
I, myself
heaven, sky
way out
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Vocabulary

竜巻 たつまき tornado
葉巻 はまき cigar
取り巻く とりまく to surround, to circle, to enclose
寝巻 ねまき sleep-wear, nightclothes, pyjamas
巻く まく to wind, to coil, to roll


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