Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 服


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Meaning

cloth, garment

Pronunciation

FUKU

Explanation

From left: body /, bent person , hand

Mnemonic

The body bends down with the hand for the clothes.

Radicals

body part, meat(This radical is at the left side of a character and typically drawn as: , which looks equal to: "moon, month " but still has the meaning body-part.)
bending person(This radical is typically described as "seal". However for the mnemonics the meaning "bending person" appears to be better.)
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Vocabulary

ふく clothes (esp. Western clothes)
制服 せいふく uniform
不服 ふふく dissatisfaction, disapproval, objection
洋服 ようふく Western-style clothes
衣服 いふく clothes
克服 こくふく subjugation, conquest
和服 わふく Japanese clothes
征服 せいふく conquest, subjugation, overcoming
服装 ふくそう garments

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