art / technique

(go) + (tree)
★★★★☆
11 strokes
BETACOCK
I'm giving this one a COCK even though it's TOTALLY NOT ITS FAULT. See, the one 術 word that made it into English - the one 術 word you already know, is ju-JITSU. But you're pronouncing it wrong - Japanese say ju-JUTSU. So before you learn 術, you first have to FORGET the one word you think you know. Cock.

Onyomi

JUTSU

His juu-JUTSU techniques are crazy fast and violent.

Mnemonic

Go over there and practice your whittling techniques on those trees.

Jukugo

技術(ぎじゅつ)

technique ★★★★☆
(technique) + (art / technique) = 技術 (technique)

technique - used mostly with industry or artisans.

美術(びじゅつ)

fine art ★★★☆☆
(beauty) + (art / technique) = 美術 (fine art)

芸術(げいじゅつ)

the arts ★★★☆☆
(art) + (art / technique) = 芸術 (the arts)

all the arts: not just modern art, but dance, music, performance, installations, puppetry. . .

美術館(びじゅつかん)

museum ★★★☆☆
(fine art) + (big hall) = 美術館 (museum)

魔術(まじゅつ)

sorcery ★☆☆☆☆
(devil) + (art / technique) = 魔術 (sorcery )

sorcery - has the connotation of illusions, fooling someone.

手術(しゅじゅつ)

surgery ★☆☆☆☆
(hand) + (art / technique) = 手術 (surgery)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
hang / halfway done HAND
collision HEAVY
shopping district TERMITE HILL
art / technique WOOD

Hang something with your HAND from a windowsill!

Colliding with a HEAVY thing is painful.

A shopping district as busy as a TERMITE HILL.

Technique of chopping WOOD fast is a skill.

Synonyms

art
美術    芸術   
magic
魔法    魔術    手品    魔女    魔法使い   
museum
博物館    美術館   
technique
xxxし方    xxxやり方    技術    技    手法    手段