Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 急


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Meaning

urgent, rapid, hurry

Pronunciation

KYŪ
isogu

Explanation

From top: an inflected person , hand ナ/ヨ, a heart

Mnemonic

The inflected person holds his hand over the heart because he was in a rapid hurry. (and now is exhausted)

Radicals

kneeling person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
hand(Several characters are used for hand: ,ナ, , ,ヨ,)
heart(Image of a heart with coronary arteries.)
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Vocabulary

即急 そっきゅう immediately
急ぐ いそぐ to hurry, to rush
救急 きゅうきゅう first-aid, emergency (aid)
救急車 きゅうきゅうしゃ ambulance
急坂 きゅうはん steep slope
早急 そうきゅう urgent
応急 おうきゅう emergency
きゅう urgent, sudden
急かす せかす to hurry, to urge on

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