Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 同



same, like, similar, alike, together with




A container upside down: , one and an opening


All containers only have one opening, and that is: the same.


same, like
comprise, down box
mouth, opening(This is a small square. If it is bigger: , it is an enclosure.)
Tip: Go to the radicals that are contained in this character and learn all the characters with this radical systematically!


同一 tóng yī identical; the same
同上 tóng shàng as above; ditto; idem
同期 tóng qī the corresponding time period (e.g. compare inflation now with the rate during the same month last year)
同等 tóng děng equal to; having the same social class or status
同类 tóng lèi similar; same type; alike
连同 lián tóng together with; along with
同盟 tóng méng alliance
陪同 péi tóng accompany
戮力同心 lù lì tóng xīn concerted efforts in a common cause (idiom); united and working together
迥然不同 jiǒng rán bù tóng widely different; utterly different

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