Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 親


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Meaning

parents, intimate

Pronunciation

SHIN
oya, shitashii

Explanation

Left: to stand , tree , right: to see (= The eye is on legs when looking around.)

Mnemonic

Who is standing on a tree and is watching out (for the kids)? - The parents!

Radicals

to stand
tree
to see(The wandering eye on legs means to see.)
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Vocabulary

親戚 しんせき relatives, relation
親しい したしい intimate/close (e.g. friend)
親切 しんせつ kindness/gentleness
親指 おやゆび thumb
両親 りょうしん parents, both parents
母親 ははおや mother
父親 ちちおや father
肉親 にくしん blood relationship, blood relative
親しむ したしむ to be intimate with/to befriend


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