Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 険


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Meaning

steep, precipitous, severe, steeply sloping

Pronunciation

KEN
kewashii

Explanation

Left: hill , right: examine carefully (originally two people discussing under a roof. Better in respect to 'examine' : a person examining the horse's mouth . [ are the mane and eyes ])

Mnemonic

(To avoid rockfalls:) The hill has to be examined carefully because it is steep and precipitous.

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.))
check carefully
cover(Other covers are: , ))
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Vocabulary

険しい けわしい steep place, inaccessible place
危険 きけん danger, peril, hazard
保険 ほけん insurance (e.g. car, health), guarantee
冒険 ぼうけん risk, venture, adventure
健康保険証 けんこうほけんしょう health insurance card


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