Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 授



pass on, transfer, confer, teach, award, grant




Left: hand , right: receive (A hand reaching down holds a cover , another hand receives it.)


A hand that has received will also pass on. (Or: Three hands reach out for the blanket to pass it on.)


hand(Several characters are used for hand: ナ, , , ヨ)
grap downwards(The radical notsu shows a hand which is reaching downwards.)
cover(The radical wakanmuri is seen as a cover, but sometines also considered to be a table. (Other covers are: , ))
hand(Several characters are used for hand: , , , ヨ)
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!


授ける さずける to grant, to award, to teach
授かる さずかる to be awarded (a prize), to be blessed (with children)
授与 じゅよ award, conferment
助教授 じょきょうじゅ assistant professor
授業 じゅぎょう lesson, class work
教授 きょうじゅ teaching, instruction, professor

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