Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 貝


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Meaning

shell

Pronunciation


kai

Explanation

Image of a cone-shell with two feelers/antennas (Shells were used as substitute for money, therefore its further meaning as 'money' when used as a radical.)

Mnemonic

A shell with feelers.

Radicals

money(shell a cowries-shell (used as money))
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Vocabulary

かい shell/shellfish
貝殻 かいがら shell
貝焼き かい・やき shellfish baked in the shell​


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