Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 烦



to bother, to trouble, to feel vexed




Left: fire , right: page, leaf, head / (=head with shoulders and eyebrows )


Like a fire in my head, that's how you bother me.


fire(Also this radical stands for fire.)
head, leader(Picture of an eye with emphasized eye-brows to express the special: the head or the chief. (When used as a radical often without eye-brows meaning forehead). It is always at the right side of a character.)
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麻烦 má fan inconvenient; troublesome; annoying; to trouble or bother sb; to put sb to trouble
烦恼 fán nǎo agonize; agony; annoyance; upset; vexation; worries
烦躁 fán zào jittery; twitchy; fidgety
烦琐 fán suǒ tedious; convoluted; fiddly; pedantic
烦冗 fán rǒng diverse and complicated (of one's affairs); prolix (of speech, writing etc)

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