Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 警


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Meaning

warn, police, guard, admonish

Pronunciation

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Explanation

Top: respect (A plant speaking a sentence can strike with respect.) [sentence = wrapped in the mouth ], below: word

Mnemonic

With respectful words the police is warning.

Radicals

respect, honor, esteem
word, speech(Sound waves above the opened mouth symbolize the spoken word.)
Stick in a hand(The radical nobun shows a hand or that holds a stick (simplified from the Chinese radical 66 攴 for whip or rap.))
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Vocabulary

警官 けいかん policeman
警察官 けいさつかん policeman
警笛 けいてき horn, alarm, whistle, foghorn
警備 けいび defense/guard/policing/security
警告 けいこく warning/advice
警戒 けいかい warning/admonition/vigilance
警察 けいさつ police

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