Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 象


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Meaning

elephant, shape, figure

Pronunciation

ZŌ, SHŌ

Explanation

From top: trunk , two big ears, var. of pig 豚

Mnemonic

A trunk and two big ears give a pig the elephant's shape.

Radicals

pig(name of the radical: inoko This radical is also used in this simplified way .)
kneeling person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
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Vocabulary

ぞう elephant
象牙 ぞうげ ivory​
象徴 しょうちょう symbol
第一印象 だいいちいんしょう first impression​
印象 いんしょう impression
対象 たいしょう target, object (of worship, study, etc)
抽象 ちゅうしょう abstract
気象 きしょう weather, climate
現象 げんしょう phenomenon

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