agricultural breeding, reproduction

(shhh) + (correct a probem / direct contact)
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DUPESIDEKICK

Onyomi

SHOKU

It might SHOCK you to know how rabbits breed.

Mnemonic

Shhh!! I'm trying to correct a reproductive problem and I need to concentrate.

Jukugo

生殖(せいしょく) する

reproduction ★☆☆☆☆ NP
(life / birth) + (agricultural breeding, reproduction) = 生殖 (reproduction)

reproduction, as in 'reproductive organs,' or 'the reproductive process'

繁殖(はんしょく)

breeding ☆☆☆☆☆
(multiple, many) + (agricultural breeding, reproduction) = 繁殖 (breeding)

breeding. Unlike the related term 生殖 (せいしょく)、繁殖 refers to the entire process of finding a mate, not just the physical act of insemination: Breeding grounds. Mating season. Farmers breeding livestock.

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
plant TREE
price or ranking PERSON
agricultural breeding, reproduction SHHH!

TREEs are plants, but PEOPLE buy them for a price. SHHH!!! I can't tell you how people multiply.

Synonyms

reproduction
生殖    繁殖   
to increase
増    殖