Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 調

調
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Meaning

investigate, search, adjust, tone

Pronunciation

CHŌ
shiraberu, totonoeru

Explanation

Left: word , right: around, circumference (Also enclosed luck affects the surrounding) [ = A samurai with a full mouth is happy ]

Mnemonic

The words are doing the rounds that there will be an investigation.

Radicals

word, speech(Sound waves above the opened mouth symbolize the spoken word.)
surrounding
good luck(Top: Samurai , below: Mund . (This character and radical is a simplification of 喜))
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Vocabulary

調べる しらべる to investigate/to check up
調べ しらべ preparation, investigation, inspection
順調 じゅんちょう favourable, doing well, okay
調節 ちょうせつ regulation, adjustment, control
調理 ちょうり cooking
調査 ちょうさ investigation, examination, inquiry, survey
調整 ちょうせい regulation/adjustment/tuning
調子 ちょうし tone, rhythm, mood, style, condition
調和 ちょうわ harmony


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