Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 握


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Meaning

grasp, grip, hold

Pronunciation

AKU
nigiru

Explanation

Left: hand , right: building, shop (buttock seen from the side and: reach-a-target [From the sky an arrow comes to ground : falling back])

Mnemonic

The hand is in the shop to grasp. (the goods). OR: When the hand reached the buttocks, it grasped.

Radicals

hand(Several characters are used for hand: ナ, , , ヨ)
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".)
reach (a target)(Shows an arrow, falling to the ground)
earth(ground, soil)
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Vocabulary

御握り おにぎり onigiri, riceball
把握 はあく grasp, catch, understanding
握る にぎる to grasp, to seize, to mould sushi
握手 あくしゅ handshake

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