Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 開


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Meaning

open

Pronunciation

KAI
hiraku, akeru

Explanation

Outside: gate , inside: image of a toori , which is the entrance gate =とりい of a Shintō-shrine - both are symbols for being open

Mnemonic

A "toori"-gate is (always) open.

Radicals

gate(The radical mon ia the picture of a gate.)
open(Image of a toori, the entrance gate of a Shinto shrine, with a double traverse beam)
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Vocabulary

開ける あける to open/to unwrap
開く ひらく to open (e.g. a festival)
再開 さいかい reopening, resumption, restarting
開発 かいはつ development/exploitation
切開 せっかい clearing (land), opening up, cutting through
展開 てんかい develop, expansion (opposite of compression)
打開 だかい break in the deadlock
未開 みかい savage land, backward region, uncivilized
開会 かいかい opening of a meeting


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