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49 DEFINITION † Lid. PRONUNCIATION tóu 亠 SOUND WORD Toro /toɾo/ Spanish word for ‘fighting bull.’ MNEMONICS • Cowboy hat, witch hat, because of its shape. • Imagine a man wearing a cowboy hat and riding a toro during a rodeo. WANT A LITTLE MORE? This is the 8 th of the 214 Kangxi radicals. 74 七 十 四

50 DEFINITION House, roof. PRONUNCIATION mián 宀 SOUND WORD Mi-aine slip /miɛn slip/ A made-up French expression for a woman's underwear that ends at the groin. (See ‘Special sound mnemonics,’ page 112) MNEMONICS Pictogram of a roof 冖 COVER 11 and a chimney (the 丶 DROP 3 building block) at the top. Its ancient form, , really looked the part. STORY Only in our own house, under our own roof are we usually willing to walk in our mi-aine slip. WANT A LITTLE MORE? This is the 40 th of the 214 Kangxi radicals. 七 十 五 75

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