Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 視


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Meaning

see, look at, watch, observe

Pronunciation

SHI
miru

Explanation

Left: show/altar (Sacrifice on an altar , with supports ), right: see (= The eye is on legs when looking around.)

Mnemonic

Things on the altar are seen: they are looked at / watched.

Radicals

to show, altar(The radical shimesu is a simplification of show , which is a pictogram of an altar.)
to see(The wandering eye on legs means to see.)
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Vocabulary

遠視眼 えんしがん farsightedness, hypermetropy
無視 むし disregard, ignore
監視 かんし observation, guarding, inspection, surveillance
視察 しさつ inspection/observation
視点 してん opinion/point of view/visual point
視覚 しかく sense of sight/vision
視野 しや field of vision/outlook
近視 きんし shortsightedness
重視 じゅうし importance, serious consideration, stress


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