Come Home – Vicinity

This post covers “to return home” and “nearby vicinity”

Come Home, Return Home – かえる

kaeru-to return home

Radical: knife, sword 刀 (刂)

Parts: sword variant 刂, backwards E that doesn’t seem to have it’s own meaning, scarf 巾

Memorization trick: I come home to find Jessica playing with a sword, my Ebooks turned the wrong way ’round and my scarves hanging from the ceiling fan.

Near, Close, Beside, Vicinity, Proximity  – そば

soba-near closee vacinity

Radical: human 亻

Parts: human 亻, shell 貝, sword 刀 (刂)

Memorization trick: In the nearby vicinity, there’s a person cutting into shells with a sword


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s