Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 封



to seal, letter(=sealed objects), to grant




Left: piled/cumulated earth (=2x earth ), right: skillful hand


(cf. street [= I go over piled earth ] - Thus at road construction:) Earth is piled up by skillful hands and sealed.


piled earth(As character with the meaning: jade tablet)
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 ts'wun = 3.72 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand".)
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封建社会 fēng jiàn shè huì feudal society
封建 fēng jiàn system of enfeoffment; feudalism; feudal; feudalistic
封建主义 fēng jiàn zhǔ yì feudalism
密封 mì fēng seal up
封锁 fēng suǒ to blockade; to seal off
敕封 chì fēng to appoint sb to a post or confer a title on sb by imperial order

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