Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 止



to stop, halt




Top: foot print (with the big toe at the left), bottom: a limiting line


The foot stands at the line and stops.


to stop(At top the picture of a left foot and at bottom a limiting line. "The foot stands at the line and stops.")
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!


止む やむ to cease, to stop, to be over
止める とめる to end, to stop, to cease, to resign
止まる とまる to come to a halt
禁止 きんし prohibition
静止 せいし stillness/repose/standing still
中止 ちゅうし suspension, stoppage, discontinuance, interruption
停止 ていし suspension, interruptio, stoppage, standstill, deadlock, stalemate
受け止める うけとめる to catch, to stop the blow, to react to, to take
呼び止める よびとめる to challenge, to call somebody to halt

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