wide

(cave) + (moocow)
★★★★★
5 strokes
DUPEILL PAIRPN

Onyomi

KOU

Mnemonic

Your mom's COLON is like a cave- so wide it can even accommodate a whole moocow.

ohhhh shiiii-- you just got served!! お前が終わったね!

Kunyomi

ひろ*い wide, spacious (can be used about interiors but also outside spaces)
★★★★★
( ) ひろ*げる to spread or widen (to spread a blanket on a bed, to widen a street, open one's arms). Like the related term 拡張 (かくちょう), but 広げる is only in 2 dimensions, I guess.
★★☆☆☆

Jukugo

広告(こうこく)

advertisement ★★★☆☆
(wide) + (inform) = 広告 (advertisement)

an advertisement - although nowadays people use the Japlish word シーエム (CM, short for 'commercial.')

広島(ひろしま)

Hiroshima. ★★★☆☆ KUNKUN
(wide) + (island) = 広島 (Hiroshima.)

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Synonyms

enlarge, extend
拡張    広げる    拡げる    拡大