Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 潮


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Meaning

seawater, tide

Pronunciation

CHŌ
shio

Explanation

Left: water , right: morning - BETTER: lake , having the part: "old " both normal and upside-down to show changing directions of the tides.

Mnemonic

The lake with changing directions stands for: seawater & tides.

Radicals

water(The radical sanzui is a short form of water )
morning
old(Picture of a gravestone)
month(The radical tsuki stands for moon or month when used at the right side of a character. However t1he radical niku that stands for body or body-part is in many cases simplified to and thus looks equal as "moon".)
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Vocabulary

しお tide, ebb and flood, salt water, opportunity

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