scientific measurment

(waterleft) + (rule) Same-ON
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12 strokes
DUPE

Onyomi

SOKU

We measured the bacteria percolating in his SOCKS.

Mnemonic

My rule is to measure your blood and water.

Kunyomi

はか*る to measure, but (unlike the other two はかる kanji) THIS はかる  usually used in a medical or scientific context. (blood pressure, air pressure).

Also used for area, distance, sound decibels, angle, capacity.
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Jukugo

推測(すいそく) する

speculate. ★☆☆☆☆ NP
(infer) + (scientific measurment) = 推測 (speculate.)

speculate. Kind of formal: "It's too early to speculate about the economy." "Scientists speculate that..."

予測(よそく) する

predict ★☆☆☆☆
(beforehand) + (scientific measurment) = 予測 (predict)

predict,forecast

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
side of something PERSON
scientific measurment WATER
example ROW
knock down ARRIVE

The PERSON stands beside some shit, but

we measure WATER in cups.

The entrance line of a football game is an example of people in a ROW.

When you ARRIVE, I'll knock you down.

Synonyms

guess
推測する    推理    察する    xxx/ 推察    推定    推す    憶測   
measure
計る    測る    量る   
predict forecast
予報    予測