Is it just me, or do the radicals for "Ride" (乗) not make sense?

In the app, the radicals combination for ride are Grain + Mouth but I don’t see how that’s a mouth. Looks more like the radical for flower between the radical for two.

Does anyone have a better alternative for remembering this kanji?

I used to see a man riding an helicopter with his legs hanging out… :slight_smile:

To me it looks kinda like a tree

with a torii on top of it image

and then a leafy/slidey thing on top of that

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Mnemonic: something about riding a tree down a slide and through a torii maybe?

Like a Japanese log ride or something

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I look at it as if it is the front of a train. So it is as if I am taking a “ride” on the train

Apologies in advance for my mediocre MSPaint skills.

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Hope this helps you! :nerd_face::steam_locomotive:

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Your mspaint skills are impressive

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I will take that as a compliment. :nerd_face:

Thank you @hallus!

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It was! Mine are horrendous.

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