Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 速



fast, quick, speed


hayai, sumiyaka


Left: movement 辶, right: bundle (Plants , like sheafs of rice (cf. ) are bound with a ribbon to a bundle )


If you bundle it, the movement (= transport) is faster.


movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
bundle, sheaf((Things , bound with a ribbon to a bundle))
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速い はやい quick, fast, swift
速やか すみやか speedy, prompt, smooth
速達 そくたつ express/special delivery
加速 かそく acceleration
加速度 かそくど acceleration
早速 さっそく at once, immediately, promptly
急速 きゅうそく rapid (e.g. progress)
迅速 じんそく quick/fast/rapid/swift/prompt
速力 そくりょく speed

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