Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 逆


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Meaning

reverse, opposite, revolt

Pronunciation

GYAKU
sakarau

Explanation

Left: movement , right: (Chinese only:) disobedient or opposing (out of , one , var. of mountain with one middle peak up- and downwards

Mnemonic

When the peaks of moving mountains are in different directions, it stands for: "reverse"

Radicals

movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
opposite(chinese only: (see the difference vs. barracks/camp: ))
way out
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Vocabulary

逆らう さからう to go against, to opposem disobey, defy
ぎゃく reverse/opposite
逆さ さかさ reverse, inversion, upside down
逆立ち さかだち handstand, headstand
逆様 さかさま inversion, upside down
逆転 ぎゃくてん (sudden) change, reversal, turn-around

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