Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 横


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Meaning

side, beside, horizontal, lying down

Pronunciation

Ō
yoko

Explanation

Left: tree , right: yellow ([In autumn:] Together the fields turned yellow.)

Mnemonic

Trees that have turned yellow are are laid aside horizontally.

Radicals

tree
yellow
together
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Vocabulary

よこ beside, side, width
横断歩道 おうだんほどう pedestrian crossing
横浜 よこはま Yokohama (city close to Tokyo)
横切る よこぎる to cross (e.g. arms), to traverse
横断 おうだん crossing
横綱 よこづな sumo grand champion

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