Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 海


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Meaning

sea, ocean

Pronunciation

KAI
umi

Explanation

Left: water , right: every (Persons = have mothers , namely: everybody!) [mother = woman with swollen breasts : of pregnancy]

Mnemonic

Water is in every sea.

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
every, each
person who lies((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , kneeling , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
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

うみ sea, beach
雲海 うんかい sea of clouds
海岸 かいがん coast, beach
海洋 かいよう ocean
北海道 ほっかいどう Hokkaido
航海 こうかい sail/voyage
海外 かいがい foreign, abroad, overseas
海峡 かいきょう channel
海路 かいろ sea route

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