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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RSbarbarians, peaceful, level, eliminateRS. those people who dress in wraps not sewed cloths: barbarians; better be at peace with them than be leveled or eliminated
RScause, reason, by, because (of)
  • person locked up : usually with good reason
  • con. prisoner
RSrun fast, flee, rush about, runRS. man going through brush
RS𠨧𢍱climb, make headway
  • RS. hands and feet climbing with head between hands and kneeling man at bottom: 𠨧: a monkey climbing
  • head of a crouched man : he's climbing
RSmove on, marchRS. a man walking with a load across his shoulder or in a wide space :
sort, class, group, kind, category
  • different kinds of living things: plants , animals and men
  • /different kinds of living things: men and plants
RS奢extravagant, wasteful, exaggeratebig person above a normal one : extravagant, exaggerates easily
RSsky, heaven, god, celestial which is above even the biggest man ; al. : top stroke of : ; : ; : top stroke of : heaven = good, superior: ; :
RSman, male adult, husband, those
  • RS. man with his head emphasized
  • man having four arms
congratulate, celebrate, joy
  • RS. related to the heart of a prancing deer 鹿: joy
  • /big joyous party celebrated in a spacious house 广
RS𠿧𠹧𡅟𠾃𡄚𧶜 𡄚commerce, business, trade, make a deal, selling modf. 𠹧: big man / standing at the market selling with a loud mouth
RSluck(ily), favor, fortunately, happiness, blessing, fortune
  • person standing in the fields using his pitchfork 𢆉 to gather the harvest: he's a happy man with good fortune
  • murder above dead man: murderer
; ; ;
RSyoung, fresh-looking, die youngRS. man with head leaning forward: he's running → young
horse load, pack-horsehorse carrying a big / load
RSvery, too, much, big, extreme, fat RS. pregnant adult bearing a child : a very big belly ; ; ;
RSwidowed, alone, friendlessRS. one who lives in a house whose head is dead (cut by knife ): widow
one of warring states, giveRS. a man with a jug on his shoulder: probably the state of Wu, may have been originally noted for pottery; he gives something from his jug
RSdeed, contract, bond, engraveRS. a contract between men
RS𠙻king, ruler, royal, surname
  • orig. person stretching from earth till heaven
  • a king is symbolized by his crown or person sitting on his throne 𠙻
; 3142-3172;
mysterious, obscure, profound, heart, interiorRS. sorting rice from rocks / in (the interior of) the house with the hands
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