Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 暗


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Meaning

dark, shady, gloomy, unclear

Pronunciation

AN
kurai

Explanation

Left: sun/day , right: sound, music (Stand up into the day with music [of the clock radio?])

Mnemonic

When the sun stands between two days , it is: dark.

Radicals

day, sun(The radical nichi stands for sun and was originally a circle with an middle point.)
music(Stand up with the sun and listen to the sound.)
to stand
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!

Vocabulary

暗い くらい dark/gloomy
暗記 あんき memorization, learning by heart
暗殺 あんさつ assassination
暗示 あんじ hint, suggestion
暗算 あんざん mental arithmetic
真っ暗 まっくら total darkness, shortsightedness, pitch dark
薄暗い うすぐらい dim/gloomy

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