around that time

(heel) + (headright)
★★★☆☆
11 strokes
BETASUF

Onyomi

Mnemonic

Around that time that you talked about my mama, my heel kicked your head.

Jukugo

xxx (ころ or ごろ)

around that time ★★★☆☆ SUF

SUFFIX meaning, 'around the time of xxx' (often pronounced ごろ).

子供の頃(こどものころ)

when I was but a wee lassie. ★★★☆☆
(child) + (follower) + (around that time) = 子供の頃 (when I was but a wee lassie.)

8時頃(はちじごろ)

around 8-ish ★★☆☆☆ KUN ON
(time) + (around that time) = 8時頃 (around 8-ish)

around 8 o'clock. (check the GORO action!)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
summit/climax NAIL
around that time HEEL
deposit BEFORE
item/paragraph CRAFT

I plant a NAIL on the summit to claim the mountain.

Around that time, my HEEL fell off, BEFORE I could deposit it in the bank.

You CRAFT a paragraph of cunning lies about me.

Synonyms

around here, in the vicinity
周り    辺    辺り    頃    xxxぐらい