Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 鉄


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Meaning

iron, steel

Pronunciation

TETSU
kurogane

Explanation

Left: metal (Covered in the ground are 2 gold nuggets ), right: to lose (I emphasize (=accent ) it is the husband who loses) [husband = big person with extra-caring arms ]

Mnemonic

The metal, you can safely lose (due to its little value) is iron.

Radicals

gold, metal(This radical is always on the left side of a character.)
to lose
husband(Like a big person with another pair of arms, as caring arms.)
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Vocabulary

てつ, くろがね iron
鉄橋 てっきょう railway bridge/iron bridge
地下鉄 ちかてつ underground train, subway
私鉄 してつ private railway
製鉄 せいてつ iron manufacture
鉄棒 てつぼう iron rod/crowbar/horizontal bar (gymnastics)
鉄砲 てっぽう gun
鉄道 てつどう railroad
鉄鋼 てっこう iron and steel


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