@Mods, I have created this thread to make a “hub” for word suggestions, and maybe even adding some missing Jōyō Kanji / Radicals! I will start here with some of my previous ones, and then add more to this post when I come up with more… and more… and more. Also, when I make a new word suggestion, I will edit this post instead of creating a new one, so that way I don’t tag the Mods every time. I hope this helps with making your suggestions get seen!
EDIT: I just realized, if you really want to get your word noticed, can’t you email it to email@example.com?
Meaning: Tear Here
Alternate Meanings: Rip Here, Rip, Tear, Cut
Reading: きりくち (Kirikuchi)
Meaning mnemonic: You’ll see this on food bags a lot, so you eat the food with your mouth , but to get to the food, you cut the bag on the space where it says Tear Here.
Reading mnemonic: Unlike most of the other 〜り口 words, 口 does not rendaku, but, since 口 is a body part, the reading gets kun’yomi’d into きりくち.
Reading: しゅう (Shū)
Meaning mnemonic: This is like a state counter, since you already know that this kanji means state. For example: メイン州, meaning the U. S. state Maine.
Reading mnemonic: This is the same reading you learned with the kanji. Lucky you!
Pattern 1: 〜州
California / カリフォルニャ州
Honshuu / 本州
Quebec / クェベク州
Reading: すうどく (Sūdoku)
Meaning mnemonic: If you are counting alone, then you must be playing Sudoku!
Meaning hint: What other purpose is counting alone than playing an “alone” game!
Reading mnemonic: This is a jukugo word that uses the on’yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own. Don’t forget the double う!
The other day, Koichi became the world champion at Sudoku.
My grandmother couldn’t do the Sudoku puzzle.
Pattern 1: 数独を～
to do Sudoku
to think about Sudoku
(I combined these 4 into one section, since they are so similar.)
Reading: れんだく (Rendaku)
Meaning mnemonic: With the reading だく, you should be able to guess that 濁 has something to do with Dakuten/Handakuten. In other words, just voicing. So, what is this connected voicing I am speaking of? Of course, it’s that pesky rendaku! The reason your Honda isn’t called Honta.
Reading mnemonic: This is a jukugo word that uses the on’yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own. There’s no rendaku in this word!
Words: 濁点, 濁音, 半濁点, 半濁音
Readings: だくてん, だくおん, はんだくてん, はんだくおん
Meanings: Dakuten, Dakuon, Handakuten, Handakuon
Alternate meanings: Voicing Point, Voiced Sound, Semi-Voicing Point, Semi-Voiced Sound
Meaning mnemonic: From the word 連濁, you should be able to know that 濁 has to do with voicing. So, what is a (voicing point / voiced sound / half-voicing point / half-voiced sound)? Well, it’s a (dakuten/dakuon/handakuten/handakuon)! 𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙𝅙 Reading mnemonic (for all four): This is a jukugo word that uses the on’yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.