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.
RSstation place where horses rest their feet
RSpeople, subjects, citizens
  • RS. vagina of a woman from which all people come
  • many persons
  • people marching in one (the same) rhythm
late, tardy, slow, delaygoing like a rhinoceros or setting one foot at a time : slow and you'll be late
RSbureau, office, circumstance, court lady, conclusioneverybody working at an office should do what the boss says and abide by his rules ; only the boss's conclusion counts; a court lady should ask before she's allowed to move a foot ;
daytime, daylight
  • when writing with a brush in a sunlit place near the window casts a shadow on a sheet of paper
  • /when the sun casts a small shadow on the ground
select, choose, pick out
  • inquisitive /𠬤 hand
  • hand or foot looking for something, wanting to pick it out
RSmarsh, swamp, grace, brilliancewatery place where one can put one's foot
exhaust, use up, deplete
  • RS. to clean the bowl with a brush after it is used up: exhaust
  • step over something coming from an exhaust
RStranslate, decode, encodetranslator standing a foot away from the person talking
RSinterpret, elucidate, releasemake one logical step after another like walking