Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 村


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Meaning

village

Pronunciation

SON
mura

Explanation

Left: tree , right: to measure/skillful hand

Mnemonic

(Historically a palisade [= a fence] was used as defense around the village) Trees are erected with skillful hands to (protect): the village.

Radicals

tree
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 SUN = 3.03 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand" and partly also "to measure".)
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Vocabulary

村長 そんちょう village chief
むら village
漁村 ぎょそん fishing village
農村 のうそん agricultural community, farm village

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