Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 静


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Meaning

silent, quiet, calm

Pronunciation

SEI, JŌ
shizuka

Explanation

Left: blue/young (Growing plants appear in the moonshine as blue and young.), right: dispute 争 (bent person with stick in hand ナ/ヨ looks for a dispute)

Mnemonic

A "young" dispute is still silent and quiet.

Radicals

blue, young(At the top a growing plant (sometimes also or 丰, as with "life" ) and below the moon . Accordingly, growing plants appear in the moonlight: blue/green.)
kneeling person((Further radicals with „person“ are: sitting , sitting cross-legged , lying , skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
Hand with stick
month(The radical tsuki stands for moon or month when used at the right side of a character. However t1he radical niku that stands for body or body-part is in many cases simplified to and thus looks equal as "moon".)
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Vocabulary

静か しずか quiet, peaceful
静止 せいし stillness/repose/standing still
静脈 じょうみゃく vein
静める しずめる soothe
静まる しずまる to quieten down, to calm down, to be suppressed
冷静 れいせい calm, composure, coolness, serenity
安静 あんせい rest
静的 せいてき static

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