Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 砂


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Meaning

sand, grit

Pronunciation

SA, SHA
suna

Explanation

Left: stone (Below the cliff are stones ), right: few/little (Such a small stroke is too little.)

Mnemonic

If stones are made to "fewer", you get sand.

Radicals

stone(Variante of cliff , below a stone )
few
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Vocabulary

砂糖 さとう sugar
すな sand, grit
砂利 じゃり gravel, ballast, pebbles
砂漠 さばく desert

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