Husband and Jet radicals, how to recognize?

Hello!
Does anyone knows how to make a difference between the 2 radicals Husband (夫)and Jet(未)?
When I search for the radicals in the list, I can see a difference (the length of the horizontal strokes), but not when the question comes in the reviews. There both radicals seems perfectly identical and it’s every time a 50-50 chance to get it right/wrong…

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Can you take a screenshot of the reviews? Maybe your device has a funky font issue.

Maybe. Next time one of these radicals is asked in the review, I’ll make a screenshot.

It’s true that fonts can make things look wonky.

Otherwise, I considered it tree plus an extra stroke vs big plus an extra stroke.

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Hi @Fukuchan-Ryoko! Welcome to WaniKani!

To answer your question, I visualize the jet radical as having an exhaust pipe. This is the vertical line at the base. The husband radical does not have this vertical line and that is how I differentiate the two. It also makes sense since husbands do not have exhaust pipes like vehicles, wheras a jet does.

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Hope this helps? Not unless @Leebo is correct that you do have a font issue, then please disregard my comment.

inspectatoro :nerd_face::steam_locomotive:

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Oh, I think I wasn’t paying really attention!
I thought the only difference was the length of the horizontal stroke and didn’t see the “basis” (big + stroke and tree + stroke).
I had so much trouble to remember the difference between “not yet” and “end” that I thought the husband radical was the same…
Thank you very much!

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But they do have something… Oh never mind, I don’t want to mess with your mnemonic :smiley:

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Hopefully it’s not anywhere close to the size of an airplanes exhaust though…

If it is you’d have bigger problems than confusing these two radicals.

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Jets don’t have exhaust pipes… just saying. Husbands, on the other hand…

The urge to respond to both your comments is too much for me to handle! Then again, I sincerely do not wish this to be the last time we all see each other in this forum. Hence, my silence on anything further on this matter other than I appreciate both of where you are headed. (and no, they are not towards Brabant and Penzance :wink:)

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