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1

What is a radical?

Radicals are components of Chinese characters. Different combinations of radicals are put together to build Chinese characters. Sometimes radicals provide information about the meaning of the character, other times, they contribute information about how to pronounce the character.

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héng

horizontal stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

                                  二

                                   èr

                                  two

 

3

shù

vertical stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

shí

ten

 

4

丿

piě

left-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

rén

person/people

 

5

diǎn

dot (no explicit meaning)

example:

bèi

shell

 

6

zhé

horizontal turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

sun

 

7

right-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

big

 

8

shù wān gōu

right turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

it

 

9

liǎng diǎn shuǐ

ice

exampple:

bīng

ice

 

10

sān diǎn shuǐ

water

example:

river

 

11

亅 (variant:刀)

lì dāo páng

knife

example:

benefit

 

12

cǎo zì tóu

plant

example:

花                     

huā                   

flower

 

13

dān rén páng

person/people

example:

xiū

to rest

 

14

shuāng rén páng

walk 

example:

xíng

walk

 

15

kǒu 

mouth

example:

chī

to eat

 

 

16

zǒu zhī dǐ

walk

example:

jìn

(to get) in

 

17

扌(variant:手)

tí shǒu páng

hand

example:

bào

to hug/to embrace

 

18

忄(varaint:心)

shù xīn páng

heart

example:

qíng

feeling/affection

 

 

19

宀 

bǎo gài tóu

house

example:

jiā

home

 

20

yán zì páng

speak

example:

píng

to comment

 

21

fǎn quǎn páng

animal

example:

māo

cat

 

22

jiǎo sī páng

yarn

example:

hóng

red

 

23

木 

mù zì páng

wood

example:

lín

frost 

 

24

shì zì páng

sacrifice

example:

shén

God

 

25

sun

example:

míng

bright

 

26

yuè

meat

example:

gān

liver

 

 

27

 

eye

example:

dīng

to stare at

 

 

28

火(variant:灬)

huǒ

fire

example:

shāo

to burn

 

29

yī zì páng

cloth

example:

qún

dress

 

30

foot

example:

pǎo

run

 

31

shí zì páng

food

example:

fàn

meal

 

 

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