Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 膊



shoulder, upper arm



Left: body part /, right: to announce (just now with skillful hand ) [A hand for holding an item is what I need just now] cf. elbow 肘


The body part, that somehow looks like the upper body and where my 'skillful hand' is, is the shoulder.


meat(and body parts)
to announce(.. just now and with a skillful hand )
just, just now
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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胳膊 gē bo arm
赤膊 chì bó bare to the waist
袒膊 tǎn bó to strip to the waist; to be bare to the waist
胳膊肘朝外拐 gē bo zhǒu cháo wài guǎi the elbow turns the wrong way; to favor an outsider instead of someone on one's own side (idiom)

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