Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 服



clothes, dress, to take (medicine)



From left: body /, bent person , hand


The (naked) body bends down with the hand for the clothes.


meat(and body parts)
bent person(shows a person bowing down deeply. (Further radicals with "person" are: sitting sitting cross-legged , lying , kneeling ⺈, skilled , bending ,, slumped or husband ))
again, hand(Other radicals with a hand are: )
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服从 fú cóng to obey (an order); to comply; to defer
驯服 xùn fú to tame; tame; docile
屈服 qū fú to surrender; to yield
佩服 pèi fú to admire
舒服 shū fu comfortable; feeling well
说服 shuō fú to persuade; to convince; to talk sb over; Taiwan pr. [shui4 fu2]
不服 bù fú not accept sth; want to have sth overruled or changed; refuse to obey or comply; refuse to accept as final; remain unconvinced by; not give in to
征服 zhēng fú to conquer; to subdue; to vanquish
衣服 yī fu clothes
克服 kè fú (try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure
服务 fú wù to serve; service

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