Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 色



color, look, appearance, sex, color


sè, shǎi


Top: bent person ⺈, bottom: hope (Behind the doorknob you may hope.)


The bent person hopes for colorful sex.


to hope, long for(Actually a slumped person 把 is shown. But the explanations use it as "doorhandle". This understanding is based on the character: 把 (bǎ, bà), which is in combination of a hand and means: doorknob.)
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无色 wú sè colorless
音色 yīn sè tone; timbre; sound color
脸色 liǎn sè complexion; look
逊色 xùn sè inferior
浅色 qiǎn sè light color
白色恐怖 Bái sè kǒng bù White Terror
乳白色 rǔ bái sè milky white
黄褐色 huáng hè sè tan (color); tawny
赤褐色 chì hè sè reddish-brown
暮色 mù sè twilight
褪色 tùn sè fade

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