Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 慰


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Meaning

comfort, console, amuse

Pronunciation

I
nagusami/mu/meru

Explanation

Top: military officer (An buttdock shows his skillful hand : that's an officer), below: heart

Mnemonic

An officer with a heart knows how to comfort.

Radicals

heartImage of a heart with coronary arteries.
buttocks (in a side view)The radical shikabane has the meaning: corpse . But because of its use in tail 尾, buttocks 尻 or urine 尿, it is generally considered to mean "buttocks".
skillful handImage of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 SUN = 3.03 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand" and partly also "to measure".
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Vocabulary

慰める なぐさめる to comfort, to console
慰謝料 いしゃりょう consolation money, solatium

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