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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RSblack, dark, evilvillage fields being burned in autumn
RSlevel ground, Japanese measure (36 sq ft)level ground
RStower, spire, tall buildingtower made from clay gathered by all people just like beans
RSsmear, daub, apply, spread, paintwhat remains after mixing clay with water : smear or mud you can use to paint
RSsoil, earth, items made of earth
  • person standing on the ground or tree growing in the soil groing in the soil
  • con. field, place where people live and work, clay, mud, dust
; ;
bad, spoil, ruin, destroyclothes / falling to the ground ruining morality
RSa clod of earth, landRS. tree on top of earth :
RSgrave, tombmade in clay and not visible under the grass
RSshoes, footwear in generalmade in leather to walk on the ground
soil, loam, earth, richtype of ground for building houses for people to put off their clothes /: loam or for growing food: rich earth
RSunit of distance, village, lane place with/between nearby rice fields ;
rotten, spoilt, bad, broken down, bowl
  • person / lying on the ground : he's rotting
  • /person making something out of clay : bowl
𡐪𡑁𡒲𡔚𦧄 𪋻dust, dirt, ashes, cinders
  • earth where deer 鹿 reign: dusty and dirty
  • RS. From small piece of earth . Meaning dust.
RS𠄰𠈣 𦒳𦒴𪀧old, aged, experienced, rad. 125
  • person eating with spoon (having no teeth) food he has cut from the fields (therefore his back is bent )
  • RS. old man with long hair leaning on a cane
; ; ; ;
open space, field, marketwide open place
RSmound, roundish massburial mound made of ground
RSgo away, leave, depart a man leaving secretly ; ; ;
RSdrum, beat, top, strike
  • RS. a drum left and right ends with base and feathers on top hit with stick
  • hand holding a branch to hit a drum : strike
RS𡎱𡓵to restrain, to dam a stream and change its direction, a moundclay pottery made in the west 西/: used to restrain liquids
RSletter, envelope, feudal, seal, closingsmall message travelling through many places
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