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1
Q

What is a radical?

A

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.

2
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

héng

A

horizontal stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

                                  二

                                   èr

                                  two

 

3
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

shù

A

vertical stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

shí

ten

 

4
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

丿

piě

A

left-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

rén

person/people

 

5
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

diǎn

A

dot (no explicit meaning)

example:

bèi

shell

 

6
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

zhé

A

horizontal turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

sun

 

7
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

A

right-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

big

 

8
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

shù wān gōu

A

right turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

it

 

9
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

liǎng diǎn shuǐ

A

ice

exampple:

bīng

ice

 

10
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

sān diǎn shuǐ

A

water

example:

river

 

11
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

亅 (variant:刀)

lì dāo páng

A

knife

example:

benefit

 

12
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

cǎo zì tóu

A

plant

example:

花                     

huā                   

flower

 

13
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

dān rén páng

A

person/people

example:

xiū

to rest

 

14
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

shuāng rén páng

A

walk 

example:

xíng

walk

 

15
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

kǒu 

A

mouth

example:

chī

to eat

 

 

16
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

zǒu zhī dǐ

A

walk

example:

jìn

(to get) in

 

17
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

扌(variant:手)

tí shǒu páng

A

hand

example:

bào

to hug/to embrace

 

18
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

忄(varaint:心)

shù xīn páng

A

heart

example:

qíng

feeling/affection

 

 

19
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

宀 

bǎo gài tóu

A

house

example:

jiā

home

 

20
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

yán zì páng

A

speak

example:

píng

to comment

 

21
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

fǎn quǎn páng

A

animal

example:

māo

cat

 

22
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

jiǎo sī páng

A

yarn

example:

hóng

red

 

23
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

木 

mù zì páng

A

wood

example:

lín

frost 

 

24
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

shì zì páng

A

sacrifice

example:

shén

God

 

25
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

A

sun

example:

míng

bright

 

26
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

yuè

A

meat

example:

gān

liver

 

 

27
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

 

A

eye

example:

dīng

to stare at

 

 

28
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

火(variant:灬)

huǒ

A

fire

example:

shāo

to burn

 

29
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

yī zì páng

A

cloth

example:

qún

dress

 

30
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

A

foot

example:

pǎo

run

 

31
Q
what is the meaning of this radical?

shí zì páng

A

food

example:

fàn

meal

 

 

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