Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 残


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Meaning

remain, remainder, leave, rest, leftover

Pronunciation

ZAN
nokoru

Explanation

Left: bare bone (vertebrae or rib), right: two and halberd

Mnemonic

Only bones and two halberds remained.

Radicals

bare bone(Bones (vertebrae or rib) and sitting person under ground .)
halberd, spear, lance(This radical kanohoko stands for halberd and is rather similar to the sabre shikigamae Other radicals with weapons are: )
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Vocabulary

残る のこる to remain/to be left
残念 ざんねん deplorable, bad luck, disappointment
残す のこす to leave (behind, over), to bequeath, to save, to reserve
残業する ざんぎょうする to work overtime
残り のこり remnant, residue, remaining, left-over
名残 なごり remains, traces, memory
残らず のこらず all, entirely, completely, without exception
残酷 ざんこく cruelty, harshness
残金 ざんきん remaining money

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