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.
RS𤔗 𤔩snatch away, seize, catch withhand snatching away a frightened bird
RSball, sphere, globe, round the globe revolves around what the king (hand ) requests ; the kings sphere of influence is determined by who he can ask to
return, return to, revert to
  • man with sword turning back to his housewife
  • man sent back to his housewife
  • /sword and hand remain
RS 𠂇𦥑hand, person hand ; con.: action, activity, be involved, work ; diagonally crossing strokes are usually a hand ; ; ; al. 𠂇 𦥑
RSand, also, again, in addition orig. hand with three fingers ; game where one has to guess how many fingers are going to be shown, one plays it again and again; see also ;
RStake, hold, grasp, bring, withRS. pick up with the hand and put together : grasp
RSour, us, i, me, my, we hand holding a spear (and a hanging banner 𠄒): he can defend his own people ; ;
𡗗𡗗RSfolded handstwo hands folded together
RSsummer hands holding a fan to cool the head
raise, lift up, recommendhand / raising something /
sincere, warm, cordial, gifthold a hand / in hand : sincere cordial Chinese greeting
RSinherit, receive, succeed, support, hearRS. three hands holding a person : : receiving support and hearing his stories
RSpalm of hand, sole of foot, paw, manipulate, controlhand of respected people controlling the situation
strike, hit, beat, attack, fight
RSrub, scour, grind, frictionhand rubbing hemp to expose the fibers