Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 申


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Meaning

to say (humble vs. superior), report

Pronunciation

SHIN
su

Explanation

Variant of: to speak 曰 [いわ-く], which shows a mouth with a tongue . But better a mouth with a big "plus" + indicating a surplus out of that mouth.

Mnemonic

A mouth with an outgoing surplus when: speaking.

Radicals

to say, speak (polite)
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Vocabulary

申す もうす (hum) to be called, to say
申請 しんせい application, request, petition
申し込む もうしこむ to apply for, to request , to subscribe for
申し上げる もうしあげる to say, to tell, to state
申し入れる もうしいれる to propose, to suggest
申し出る もうしでる to report to, to tell, to suggest, to request, to make an offer
申し分 もうしぶん objection, shortcomings
申し訳 もうしわけ apology, excuse
申し訳ない もうしわけない inexcusable

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