Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 背



back, stature, height


se, sei, somuku/keru


Top: north (Two persons , sitting back-to-back because they freeze in the north.), below: part of body /


When sitting back-to-back, then with this body's part: The back.


body part, meat(This radical is at the left side of a character and typically drawn as: , which looks equal to: "moon, month " but still has the meaning body-part.)
bed(Shows a sliced tree trunc. Is used in the trainer as "bed". Compare )
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height, stature
せい height, stature
背く そむく to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
背中 せなか back (of body)
背広 せびろ business suit
背後 はいご back, rear
背景 はいけい background, scenery, setting, circumstance
背負う せおう to be burdened with, to carry on back or shoulder

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