Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 尉



military officer




From left: buttock seen from the side , show , skillful hand


A 'buttocks' shows his skillful hand: that's the military officer.


buttocks (in a side view)(The radical shikabane has the meaning: corpse . But because of its use in tail 尾, buttocks 尻 or urine 尿, it is generally considered to mean "buttocks".)
to show, altar(The radical shimesu is a simplification of show , which is a pictogram of an altar.)
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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尉官 いかん officer below the rank of major, company officer

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