Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 追


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Meaning

chase, pursue, follow

Pronunciation

TSUI
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Explanation

Left: movement , right: a pair of buttocks (both cheeks)

Mnemonic

(I see him from behind:) his buttocks in movement when I chase or follow him.

Radicals

movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
buttocks(Please note the similarity with: connected rooms )
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Vocabulary

追う おう to chase, to run after
追跡 ついせき pursuit
追加 ついか addition, supplement, appendix
追い付く おいつく to overtake/to catch up (with)
追い出す おいだす to expel/to drive out
追い掛ける おいかける to chase or run after someone/to run down/to pursue
追い越す おいこす to pass (e.g. car)/to outdistance/to outstrip
追い込む おいこむ to herd/to corner/to drive
追及 ついきゅう gaining on/carrying out/solving (crime)

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