Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 毒


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Meaning

poison, harm

Pronunciation

DOKU

Explanation

Top: growing plant , bottom: mother (= a breastfeeding woman with swollen breasts : )

Mnemonic

Vegetarian (nutrition) for mothers can be poisoning?

Radicals

growing plant
mother(Shows a woman with a longer right stroke and with two dots : which are swollen breasts of a nursing (breast-feeding) woman.)
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Vocabulary

どく poison, toxicant
毒性 どくせい toxicity, virulence
中毒 ちゅうどく poisoning
気の毒 きのどく pitiful, a pity
消毒 しょうどく disinfection, sterilization
毒殺 どくさつ to kill by poison

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