Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 康


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Meaning

health, peace

Pronunciation


Explanation

Left: building 广, below: (hand ナ/ヨ holding a stick which stirs a liquid ) [cf. to catch 逮]

Mnemonic

In a building a hand stirs a soup which is for the health.

Radicals

广 building(Radical: madare - A similar radical stands for cliff.)
catching hand(Here a hand ヨ grabs the tail of an animal (= the four lines below are the extremities). (But sometimes it is a hand stirs water with a stick))
Hand with stick
water(The radical mizu stands for water. It is commonly used in its short form .)
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Vocabulary

健康 けんこう health, sound, wholesome
健康保険証 けんこうほけんしょう health insurance card

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