Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 限


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Meaning

limit, bound, restrict

Pronunciation

GEN
kagiru

Explanation

Left: hill , right: not good ('good' would be , but here the accent is missing, thus 'not good')

Mnemonic

A hill is not good, because it is limiting.

Radicals

hill(The radical kozato shows a hill. and is always on the left side of a kanji. (Please note that rather similar radical oozato is always on the right sight of the kanji and means village.))
not good(It is similar to good: , but one stroke is missing. Therefore: not good)
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Vocabulary

限る かぎる to restrict, to limit, to confine
限り かぎり limit(s), as far as possible
無限 むげん infinite
有限会社 ゆうげんがいしゃ Limited company
制限 せいげん restriction, restraint, limitation
局限 きょくげん limit, localize
期限 きげん term, period
権限 けんげん power, authority, jurisdiction
限定 げんてい limit, restriction

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