Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 買


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Meaning

shopping, purchased goods

Pronunciation

BAI
kau

Explanation

Top: a variant of eye also often seen as a net, (here: net bag), bottom: shell/money (Image of a cone-shell with two feelers/antennas )

Mnemonic

With a net bag and money I go for shopping. (Or: I watch the money when shopping.)

Radicals

eyes, (net)(The Radical yongashira shows the picture of an eye, whereas eye is also: . In some combinations this radical is seen as a net for fishing.)
money(shell a cowries-shell (used as money))
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Vocabulary

買う かう to buy
売買 ばいばい trade, buying and selling
買い物 かいもの shopping
購買 こうばい purchase/buy
買い手 かいて buyer​
買い得 かいどく bargain, good buy​


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