Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 顔


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Meaning

face

Pronunciation

GAN
kao

Explanation

Left: to stand , cliff , hair , right: forehead

Mnemonic

There is somebody standing at the cliff with only three hair on the (fore)head - what a face!

Radicals

to stand
hair(The radical sanzukuri shows three hair.)
(fore-)head, page(The radical oogai stands for (fore-)head and is at the right side of the kanji. Also this character is used for: head.)
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Vocabulary

かお face (person)
童顔 どうがん child-faced
笑顔 えがお smiling face
顔付き かおつき (outward) looks/features/face/countenance/expression
瓜実顔 うりざね・がお oval face


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