Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 油


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Meaning

oil

Pronunciation

YU
abura

Explanation

Left: water , right: reason (field with sprout )

Mnemonic

Water is with reason no oil.

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
reason, cause(A rice field with a sprouting plant A field with just one sprouting plant: there must be a reason.)
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Vocabulary

あぶら oil
醤油 しょうゆ soy sauce
菜種油 なたねあぶら rapeseed oil
原油 げんゆ crude oil
油断 ゆだん negligence, unpreparedness
油絵 あぶらえ oil painting​
灯油 とうゆ lamp oil

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