Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 迷


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Meaning

perplexed, astray, hesitate, to err, lost

Pronunciation

MEI
mayou

Explanation

Left: movement , right: rice (Here: From a central point it radiates into eight directions.)

Mnemonic

Who moves in eight directions is astrayed and perplex.

Radicals

movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
rice(The rice plant has this radical: )
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Vocabulary

迷う まよう to be puzzled/to be perplexed/to lose ones way
迷路 めいろ maze, labyrinth, blind alley
迷信 めいしん superstition
迷子 まいご lost (stray) child
迷惑 めいわく trouble, bother, annoyance

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