Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 番



number, guard, order, watch




Top: ripe rice-plant (combination of rice plant and rice ), bottom: rice field


The ripe rice plants on the field are numbered and need to be guarded.


number, guard
rice field
rice & rice plant(The radical: nogome is understood as a combination of rice-plant and rice )
rice(The rice plant has this radical: )
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番号 ばんごう number, series of digits
番犬 ばんけん watchdog
交番 こうばん police box
番地 ばんち house number, address
一番 いちばん number one, the best
番組 ばんぐみ program (e.g. TV)
当番 とうばん being on duty
留守番 るすばん care-taking, caretaker, house-watching
順番 じゅんばん turn (in line)/order of things

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