Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 遵



to obey, comply with, to observe, to follow




Left: movement , right: honourific (When sth. comes out of a wine mug by a skillful hand , it's seen to be: honorific.)


A honorific movement is obedient.


movement(In some cases this radical is used, but the mnemonics are the same.)
wine, alcohol
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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遵照 zūn zhào in accordance with; to follow (the rules)
遵守 zūn shǒu to comply with; to abide by; to respect (an agreement)
遵循 zūn xún to follow; to abide by; to comply with; compliance
恪遵 kè zūn to scrupulously observe (rules, traditions etc)

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