Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 遠


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Meaning

distance, far, distant

Pronunciation

EN
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Explanation

Left: movement , right: (Chinese only) long robe (... down to the ground extends the sleeve of these clothes .)

Mnemonic

The movement (to the land of) long robes (i.e. to Japan) is a far distance.

Radicals

movement(The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou )
long robe
clothing(The radical koromo is often used in a simplified stroke count as .)
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Vocabulary

耳が遠い みみがとおい hard of hearing
遠い とおい far/distant
永遠 えいえん eternity, perpetuity, immortality, permanence
遠慮 えんりょ diffidence/restraint/reserve
望遠鏡 ぼうえんきょう telescope
久遠 くおん eternity
遠く とおく far away/distant/at a distance/by far
遠視眼 えんしがん farsightedness, hypermetropy
待ち遠しい まちどおしい looking forward to


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