Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 味



taste, smell




Left: mouth , right: not yet (The upper shorter branch of the tree is "not yet".)


In the mouth have young shoots (="what is not yet") a special taste. [In contrast: In the mouth old things taste: hard ]


mouth, opening(This is a small square. If it is bigger: , it is an enclosure.)
unripe, not yet(The upper branch of the tree is shorter, thus 'not yet' or immature.)
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意味着 yì wèi zhe to signify; to mean; to imply
味精 wèi jīng monosodium glutamate (MSG); Ajinomoto
香味 xiāng wèi fragrance; bouquet; sweet smell
气味 qì wèi odor; scent
滋味 zī wèi taste; flavor; feeling
甜味 tián wèi sweetness
血腥味 xuè xīng wèi smell of blood

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