Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 票


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Meaning

vote, ballot

Pronunciation

HYŌ

Explanation

Top: west 西 (Sunset under the horizon of the sun in the west), below: to show 示/ (image of an altar with sth. on that is shown.)

Mnemonic

In the west you show your vote in a ballot/poll.

Radicals

vote, ballot
西 west(The upper stroke can be seen as horizon. Below a variante of sun and two legs , which here stand for a downward motion: Belos the horizon sinks the sun (at sunset) in the west.)
to show, altar(The radical shimesu is a simplification of show 示, which is a pictogram of an altar.)
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Vocabulary

ひょう label, ballot, ticket, sign
投票 とうひょう voting, poll

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