Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 慰



to comfort, to console, to reassure




Top: military officer (This buttocks shows his skillful hand as an officer), bottom: heart


An officer with a heart knows how to comfort.


military officer
to show, altar(Shows a simple altar with a sacrifice and blood is trickling down. Thus the meanings: to show and altar.)
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".)
heart(Image of a heart with coronary arteries.)
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慰问 wèi wèn to express sympathy, greetings, consolation etc
安慰 ān wèi to comfort; to console
慰劳 wèi láo to express sympathy for sb; to comfort; condolences

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