Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 流


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Meaning

stream, flow, drift

Pronunciation

RYŪ, RU
nagareru

Explanation

Left: water , right: newborn baby (child turned upside down, because at birth with head first), water/amniotic fluid

Mnemonic

Water as well as a newborn child's amniotic fluid are flowing.

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
assign, fill (battery)
new born baby(Character of , but upside down: The child comes at the birth with head first.)
river
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Vocabulary

流れる ながれる to stream, to flow, to run (ink), to be washed away
流す ながす to drain, to float, to shed (blood, tears), to cruise (e.g. taxi)
流れ ながれ stream, current
流派 りゅうは school (e.g. of ikebana)
流浪する るろうする wander, roam about
電流 でんりゅう electric current
泥流 でいりゅう (volcanic) mud flow, Mudslide
渓流 けいりゅう mountain stream
直流 ちょくりゅう direct current

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