Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 敗


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Meaning

defeat, lose, beaten, failure

Pronunciation

HAI
yaburu, yabureru

Explanation

Left: money (Image of a cone-shell with two feelers/antennas ), right: hit, strike (= a hand with a cane/stick )

Mnemonic

When the money/capital strikes, we are defeated.

Radicals

money(shell a cowries-shell (used as money))
Stick in a hand(The radical nobun shows a hand or that holds a stick (simplified from the Chinese radical 66 攴 for whip or rap.))
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Vocabulary

敗る やぶる defeat, beat
敗れる やぶれる to be defeated, to be beaten, to lose
敗北 はいぼく defeat
勝敗 しょうはい victory or defeat, issue (of battle)
失敗 しっぱい failure, mistake, blunder
敗戦 はいせん defeat, losing a war
腐敗 ふはい decay, depravity


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