Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 洋


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Meaning

ocean, western

Pronunciation


Explanation

Left: water , right: sheep (here: white rippled wave with a white crest like wool of a sheep)

Mnemonic

The water ripples like sheep's (wool) in the ocean. [over which the Western came]

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
sheep(Picture of the face of a sheep with two horns.)
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Vocabulary

海洋 かいよう ocean
東洋 とうよう Orient
洋服 ようふく Western-style clothes
洋風 ようふう western style
西洋 せいよう the west/Western countries
洋品店 ようひんてん shop which handles Western-style apparel and accessories

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