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Radicals 21-25 (5 of 30)

Posted by antony73 July 13, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: radicals

dāo 'knife'

Strokes: 2 Examples 切 召

笔画: piě hěngzhégōu

 

 

ér 'son'

Strokes: 2 Examples

笔画: piě shùwāngōu

 

jǐ 'table'

Strokes: 2 Examples 凤 凳

笔画: piě héngshùwāngōu

means how many, a few or several

 

sī 'cocoon'

Strokes: 2 Examples

笔画: piězhé diǎn

Means Selfish or Private. "A silkworm in its cocoon; implies complete immersion in self" www.chinese-characters.org

 

yòu 'right-hand'

Strokes: 2 Examples

笔画: héngpiě nà

Compare with top of 左, zuǒ, left

 

 

 

Sources: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Index:Chinese_radical / http://www.geocities.com/tokyo/pagoda/3847/flux/radscheme.htm / http://www.kzxy.com.cn/Article/ArticleShow.asp?ArticleID=17116#%E4%B8%80%E7%94%BB%EF%BC%885%EF%BC%89 / Reading and Writing Chinese William McNaughton Tuttle Language Press

 

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