Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 食


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Meaning

eat, food

Pronunciation

SHOKU
taberu, kuu

Explanation

Top: a cover 𠆢, bottom: good

Mnemonic

A cover is put on the good food.

Radicals

to eat(shows a cover and good (It might be helpful to see the lower two strokes as chopsticks.))
good(The radical good is similar to that ist understood as "not-good" (The little stroke at the top is missing.))
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!

Vocabulary

蚊に食われる かにくわれる biten by a moskito
乞食 こじき beggar, tramp
食堂 しょくどう cafeteria/dining hall
軽食 けいしょく light meal
食器 しょっき tableware
菜食主義 さいしょくしゅぎ vegetarianism
食塩 しょくえん table salt
昼食 ちゅうしょく lunch, midday meal
蚕食 さんしょく intrusion, invasion, encroachment

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