allograph (different shape but same meaning)
connotation as a character part
abbreviated, abbreviation
contracted, contraction
extended meaning
kanji, ideograph, character
literal translation from the Shuowen Jiezi
modified, modification
mijn hanzi, modification
opposite meaning or situation
when used as a character part
explanation according to Richard Sears (
one of the 214 radicals in the traditional character classification system
situation chosen for evoking this meaning
suffix for counting units of objects, etc.
Unclassified by Joseph De Roo.
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a painting, picture, drawing, to drawbrush painting on a flat piece of paper /lowest part of ; brush being dipped into ink container before painting or drawing
currency, coins, legal tender
  • needed to purchase new cloth when the old cloth is worn out
  • /cloth on a hanger ready to be sold for currency
𦣻𦣻RShead vertebrae with a neck and a head
RSdirector, officer, take charge of, control, manage, a (government) departmentperson leaning to the left in his chair giving one order after another
participate, and, with, give
  • RS. hands lifting a spoon with something in it
  • /hold a spoon to feed one in the mouth : give food
RSone, a, an, alone one thing ; ancient form ; 𠮛 ; pt.: heaven ; earth, ground, place: 𣄼
RSmilitary, martial, warliketo stop with a weapon : military
RSmale adult, robust, vigorous, 4th heavenly stem, street, ward, town ;
RSpeople, subjects, citizens
  • RS. vagina of a woman from which all people come
  • many persons
  • people marching in one (the same) rhythm
RSbig, great, vast, large, high, a man spreading his arms wide to take something big; al. 尢: ; ; ; ;
RSobstruction of breath (qi) as it seeks release, variant of other characters mouth being shut off
RSsky, heaven, god, celestial which is above even the biggest man ; al. : top stroke of : ; : ; : top stroke of : heaven = good, superior: ; :
bush, shrub; thicket; collection
  • thick vegetation so thick you can grab it : bush or shrub
  • /trees standing on the ground
county, district, subdivision
  • RS. hang a man by the head : hang; authority of a district
  • /eye of a hung (cord) individual
RSthird (class), 3rd heavenly stem
  • RS. originally smoke rising in the hearth to the sky : a third way of cooking things (after eating it raw or cooked)
  • consists of three elements: one enters the wide skies
; ;
RStwo, twice twice one ; ; al. 冫:
RSbeginning, first, dollar, origin, headthing above the legs and body : the head, the origin of all human endeavours; put a price on one's head ; ;
RSstand upright, to cut off the feet, table one person standing , man cut off above the feet , table top with legs
𩵋fish, rad. 195
  • open mouth , body and tail :
  • /one sees only it's open mouth and body when it comes above the water
; al. 𩵋:
RSmoreover, also, about to, will soon, and
  • table standing on the floor having two cross beams : people are about to sit at it and eat also
  • con.: table
  • in discussions at the table: moreover other arguments are also put on the table
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