Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 暑


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Meaning

hot weather

Pronunciation

SHO
atsui

Explanation

Top: sun , bottom: person (The old man shows in the sun his whole person.)

Mnemonic

The sun is directly above the person - that's hot weather!

Radicals

day, sun(The radical nichi stands for sun and was originally a circle with an middle point.)
person
old man(radical oigashira)
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Vocabulary

暑い あつい hot, warm
暑苦しい あつくるしい sultry, sweltering, stuffy
暑中 しょちゅう mid-summer
蒸し暑い むしあつい humid/sultry

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