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Say It Right Series

Radicals 6-10 (Sets: 2 of 30)

Posted by antony73 May 31, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: radicals, bushou

tóu 'lid'

Not to be confused with 冖 (mì/crown) or 宀 (mián/roof)

Strokes: 2 Examples:


bīng 'ice'

Not to be confused with(shuǐ/water)

Strokes: 2 Examples:


mì 'crown'

Strokes: 2 Examples:



yán 'words'

Abbreviation for 言 (yán/words)

Strokes:2 Examples: 记 讪 诂


èr 'two'

Strokes: 2 Examples:



Regarding the Radical 冫 (bīng/ice), does any one know the name of the second (笔画) stroke? Is it 提 (tí/to raise)?


My apologise for re-posting this and the previous two posts, I've needed to change the titles twice already for keeping track of both my 'Radical Posts' and 'Hanzi insights.'



Sources: William McNaughton's Reading and Writing Chinese. Tuttle Language Library / / /

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