Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 候



wait, later, season, expect, visit, weather




In the middle vertically: stick , left and right: marquis (The person to whom another person with an arrow bows down, is a marquis.) - Here: ユ as variation of: work, craft


When a person takes a stick to craft/carve it into an arrow, you need to wait (until a later season).


marquis, nobleman
person(This radical is understood as an identical variant of "person" , and shows a person who stands with the legs apart. - This radical has several varation, i.e. a lying person , a sitting person.)
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时候 shí hou time; length of time; moment; period
气候 qì hòu climate; atmosphere; situation
伺候 cì hòu to serve; to act as a valet
腕隧道症候群 wàn suì dào zhèng hòu qún carpal tunnel syndrome (pain in the hands due to pressure on the median nerve); median neuropathy at the wrist
俟候 sì hòu to wait (literary)

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