Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 弁


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Meaning

dialect, speech, valve

Pronunciation

BEN

Explanation

Top: nose , bottom: two hands (twice this hand 屮 with the fingers towards the top; simplified & combined)

Mnemonic

If you hold the nose with both hands it sounds like a dialect.

Radicals

nose(Is typically understood as a nose in a sideview which is directed to the left.)
two hands(Two hands 屮 (with the fingers towards the top) simplified and combined.)
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Vocabulary

べん dialect as a suffix: (eg 大阪弁, Osaka dialect)
お弁当 おべんとう box lunch
代弁 だいべん pay by proxy, act for another, speak for another
勘弁 かんべん pardon, forgiveness, forbearance
弁償 べんしょう next word, compensation, reparation, indemnity, reimbursement
弁解 べんかい explanation, justification, excuse
弁論 べんろん discussion, debate, argument
弁護 べんご defense, pleading, advocacy


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