Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 期


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Meaning

period, term

Pronunciation

KI, GO

Explanation

Left: (The image of a grain shovel/scoop (tool for threshing), that is used for throwing up the grain rhythmically in certain periods to separate the grain from the husk.), right: moon

Mnemonic

Grain scoops (at work) and the moon are only seen periodically.

Radicals

grain shovel/scoop(winnowing fan)
month(The radical tsuki stands for moon or month when used at the right side of a character. However t1he radical niku that stands for body or body-part is in many cases simplified to and thus looks equal as "moon".)
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Vocabulary

夏期 かき Summer time, summer season
思春期 ししゅんき puberty
最期 さいご one´s time of death, death, last moment
期日 きじつ fixed date, settlement date
期待 きたい expectation, anticipation, hope
画期 かっき epoch-making
周期 しゅうき cycle, period
定期券 ていきけん commuter pass, season ticket
延期 えんき postponement, adjournment

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