Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 縮


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Meaning

shrink, reduce, shorten

Pronunciation

SHUKU
chijimu/meru

Explanation

Left: thread , right: accommodation/lodge 宿 (Below a roof with persons in hundreds )

Mnemonic

(The laundry was washed too hot:) The threads in the lodge have been shrunk.

Radicals

thread
ceiling(Radical: ukanmuri)
hundred
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Vocabulary

萎縮 いしゅく shrinking, withering
縮小 しゅくしょう reduction, curtailment
圧縮 あっしゅく compression, condensation, pressure
恐縮 きょうしゅく shame, very kind of you, sorry to trouble
短縮 たんしゅく shortening, abbreviation, reduction
縮まる ちぢまる to be shortened, to be contracted, to shrink
縮む ちぢむ to shrink, to be contracted
縮める ちぢめる to shorten, to reduce, to boil down, to shrink
縮れる ちぢれる to be wavy, to be curled


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