Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 道


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Meaning

street, way, path

Pronunciation

DŌ, TŌ
michi

Explanation

Left: movement , right: head (eye with bushy eyebrow )

Mnemonic

The heads are in motion on the street.

Radicals

movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
head(Also this variation of head is used: )
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Vocabulary

みち street
坂道 さかみち hill road
赤道 せきどう equator
神道 しんとう Shinto (religion practiced in Japan)
弓道 きゅうどう Kyudo (Japanese art of archery)
北海道 ほっかいどう Hokkaido
枝道 えだみち branch road, byroad, side street, digression
歩道 ほどう footpath, walkway, sidewalk
野道 のみち path in a field, lane

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