Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 専



exclusively, specialty, wholly, solely




From above: one (here: ground), reason (=growing sprout in the rice field ), skillful hand


The soil is penetrated by a (sole) sprout in the rice field and cared for by a skillful hand: That's exclusive.


exclusively(specialty, wholly, solely)
reason, cause(A rice field with a sprouting plant A field with just one sprouting plant: there must be a reason.)
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 SUN = 3.03 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand" and partly also "to measure".)
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専ら もっぱら wholly, solely, entirely
専修 せんしゅう specialization
専制 せんせい despotism, autocracy
専攻 せんこう major subject, special study
専用 せんよう exclusive use, personal use
専門 せんもん speciality, subject of study, expert

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