Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 治


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Meaning

govern, rule, manage, cure, heal

Pronunciation

CHI, JI
osameru, naosu

Explanation

Left: Water , right: platform (= nose over the mouth )

Mnemonic

The water on the platform (i.e. high plateau) is managed by the government and can heal.

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
platform
nose(Is typically understood as a nose in a sideview which is directed to the left.)
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Vocabulary

政治家 せいじか politician
治す なおす to cure, to heal, to fix, to correct, to repair
治る なおる to be cured, to be repaired
治める おさめる to govern, to manage,to subdue
統治 とうち rule, reign, government, governing
政治 せいじ politics/government
湯治 とうじ hot-spring cure, taking the baths
治安 ちあん public order
明治時代 めいじじだい Meiji period (1868-1912)

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