:crabigator: Visual WK Mnemonics

上 - じょう - Above - Level 1

( Koichi’s Mnemonic: The toe sticking up above the ground is just a little thing… You go up to poke it and then you realize that the toe actually belongs to Jo seph (じょう) Stalin. Joe doesn’t like people messing with his toes, so you slowly back away. )


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Kanji - Meaning & Reading
Author: banndsand

下 - か - Below - Level 1

( Koichi’s Mnemonic: You keep digging for the toe below the ground , and instead of hitting a toe you hit something hard and metallic. You keep digging and digging around it, but it’s huge. Turns out, you found yourself a car (か). Keep digging until you unearth the car. Inside, you find the toe you were looking for. )


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Kanji - Meaning & Reading
Author: banndsand


These have the synonyms of “up” and “down”, respectively. Who has mood swings between ups and downs? The Joker!


Whenever these came up in my reviews the first thing that popped into my head was Lemmy singing “and don’t forget the じょう か”

Kanji - Meaning & Reading
Author: AlistairJames

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