Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 私


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Meaning

I, myself, personal

Pronunciation

SHI
wata(ku)shi

Explanation

Left: rice plant , right: nose

Mnemonic

Next to the rice plant with the nose: that's me.

Radicals

rice plant(It is shown the ear/spike of a rice plant. The ripe grain of rice has this radical: .)
nose(Is typically understood as a nose in a sideview which is directed to the left.)
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Vocabulary

わたくし (humble) I,myself
わたし I, myself, private affairs
私有 しゆう private ownership
私物 しぶつ private property, personal effects
私用 しよう personal use, private business
私立 しりつ private (establishment)
私鉄 してつ private railway

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