Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 郷


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Meaning

home town, village, rural

Pronunciation

KYŌ, GŌ

Explanation

Left: var. of thread , rest: variation of husband (= The 'good' from the village , but here with "not good" )

Mnemonic

The thread of the 'husband' connects to the hometown.

Radicals

thread
man, husband
not good(It is similar to good: , but one stroke is missing. Therefore: not good)
village, city wall(This radical oozato is always at the right side of the kanji and means "village". Please note the difference to the radical kozato , which means "hill" and is always at the left side of the kanji.)
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Vocabulary

郷里 きょうり birth-place/home town
故郷 こきょう home town, birthplace, native place
故郷 ふるさと home town, birthplace
郷土 きょうど native place/birth place/one's old home
郷愁 きょうしゅう nostalgia/homesickness


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