Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 照


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Meaning

illuminate, light, shine

Pronunciation

SHŌ
teru

Explanation

Top: clear/bright (The sun is summoned , such that it gets bright & clear) [summon = with sword and mouth ], below: fire

Mnemonic

A bright fire for illumination. - (Or: As if the sun was summoned, is the fire that illuminates.)

Radicals

to call, summon
fire(Both the radical renga and this radical are used for fire.)
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!

Vocabulary

照る てる to shine
照明 しょうめい illumination
参照 さんしょう reference, consultation, consultation
対照 たいしょう contrast, antithesis, comparison
照らす てらす to shine on, to illuminate
照り返す てりかえす to reflect, to throw back light
照合 しょうごう collation, comparison

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