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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.

2
what is the meaning of this radical?

héng

horizontal stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

                                  二

                                   èr

                                  two

 

3
what is the meaning of this radical?

shù

vertical stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

shí

ten

 

4
what is the meaning of this radical?

丿

piě

left-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

rén

person/people

 

5
what is the meaning of this radical?

diǎn

dot (no explicit meaning)

example:

bèi

shell

 

6
what is the meaning of this radical?

zhé

horizontal turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

sun

 

7
what is the meaning of this radical?

right-falling stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

big

 

8
what is the meaning of this radical?

shù wān gōu

right turning stroke (no explicit meaning)

example:

it

 

9
what is the meaning of this radical?

liǎng diǎn shuǐ

ice

exampple:

bīng

ice

 

10
what is the meaning of this radical?

sān diǎn shuǐ

water

example:

river

 

11
what is the meaning of this radical?

亅 (variant:刀)

lì dāo páng

knife

example:

benefit

 

12
what is the meaning of this radical?

cǎo zì tóu

plant

example:

花                     

huā                   

flower

 

13
what is the meaning of this radical?

dān rén páng

person/people

example:

xiū

to rest

 

14
what is the meaning of this radical?

shuāng rén páng

walk 

example:

xíng

walk

 

15
what is the meaning of this radical?

kǒu 

mouth

example:

chī

to eat

 

 

16
what is the meaning of this radical?

zǒu zhī dǐ

walk

example:

jìn

(to get) in

 

17
what is the meaning of this radical?

扌(variant:手)

tí shǒu páng

hand

example:

bào

to hug/to embrace

 

18
what is the meaning of this radical?

忄(varaint:心)

shù xīn páng

heart

example:

qíng

feeling/affection

 

 

19
what is the meaning of this radical?

宀 

bǎo gài tóu

house

example:

jiā

home

 

20
what is the meaning of this radical?

yán zì páng

speak

example:

píng

to comment

 

21
what is the meaning of this radical?

fǎn quǎn páng

animal

example:

māo

cat

 

22
what is the meaning of this radical?

jiǎo sī páng

yarn

example:

hóng

red

 

23
what is the meaning of this radical?

木 

mù zì páng

wood

example:

lín

frost 

 

24
what is the meaning of this radical?

shì zì páng

sacrifice

example:

shén

God

 

25
what is the meaning of this radical?

sun

example:

míng

bright

 

26
what is the meaning of this radical?

yuè

meat

example:

gān

liver

 

 

27
what is the meaning of this radical?

 

eye

example:

dīng

to stare at

 

 

28
what is the meaning of this radical?

火(variant:灬)

huǒ

fire

example:

shāo

to burn

 

29
what is the meaning of this radical?

yī zì páng

cloth

example:

qún

dress

 

30
what is the meaning of this radical?

foot

example:

pǎo

run

 

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