Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 線


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Meaning

line, (railway) track, wire

Pronunciation

SEN

Explanation

Left: thread , right: spring/fountain (= white water )

Mnemonic

Like a thread flows the spring's water: in a line. (Or: The thread in white water is a [fishing] line.)

Radicals

thread
spring(The white water stands for a well.)
white(The sun and a sun beam makes everything appear white.)
water(The radical mizu stands for water. It is commonly used in its short form .)
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Vocabulary

せん line (also telephone, railway), wire, beam
新幹線 しんかんせん bullet train: "Shinkansen"
三味線 しゃみせん Shamisen, three-stringed Japanese guitar
幹線 かんせん main line, trunk line
水平線 すいへいせん horizon (on water)
地平線 ちへいせん horizon (on land)
直線 ちょくせん straight line
曲線 きょくせん curve
蚊取り線香 かとりせんこう anti-moscito incense, mosquito coil


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