rotate / times

(mouth/small box radical) + (big box)
★★★★☆
6 strokes
JERKCOUNTER
Literally, it means 'to rotate.' However, mostly you'll see it used to mean 'xxx amount of times.' I guess you could think of clock hands rotating around the clock, but it's still a JERK.

Onyomi

KAI

Mnemonic

Imagine a small box rotating inside a big box. like, I dunno, gears or something.
Then, use the rotating gears to reel in the string for that KITE, so you don't have to do it by hand.

Kunyomi

( ) まわ*す I roate it
★★★☆☆
( ) まわ*る It rotates
★★☆☆☆

Jukugo

今回(こんかい)

this time ★★★★★
(now) + (rotate / times) = 今回 (this time)

毎回(まいかい)

every time ★★★☆☆
(every) + (rotate / times) = 毎回 (every time)

every time. Every single fucking time. Jesus! Get it together, man. Sometimes I don't know what goes on in your head.

一回(いっかい)

one time ★★★☆☆ COUNTER
(one) + (rotate / times) = 一回 (one time)

前回(ぜんかい)

last time ★★☆☆☆
(before) + (rotate / times) = 前回 (last time)

last time (last time, this happened, last time we met). although in practice people tend to use the more irritating and ambiguous 'この 前.' (back then)

Synonyms

answer
答え    回答    解答   
around
周り    回り   
once again
また 未だ    もう一度    もう一回    もういっぺん
patrol
巡回    巡視