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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𨳇gate, door, entrance, opening ; two doors make up one gate
open, initiate, begin, start two hands pushing open the gate ;
door, family, household
examine, review, inspection
  • RS. door (appearance) where people read /
  • door where one examines the wares to buy with cash /
rush used in making mats; surnamegrass populated by birds used in the home near the porch
RS𨶄𫔴name of bird, thread on ()bird flying through the porch
shut, close, obstruct, block upRS. to close a door , is a remnant of to stop up : close
clique, lineage, thresholdporch of the house of an important clique guarded by a man with axe , don't try to fringe his threshold
𠳅ask (about), inquire after, question
  • guards asking inquisitive questions at your gate
  • distinguish the mouth
; ;
chamber, pavilion, cabineteach chamber has a door
adjunct pronoun indicate plural many men waiting at the gate
frontier pass, close, relation
  • passing 𢇅 gate
  • gate closed with threads 𢇅
  • /place where the sky is divided between two countries
door screen, railing fence, cut off, weakenedscreen like a piece of letter paper blocking the door
fence, barrier, defend, idle time
  • RS. a fence with a gate made of wood
  • wooden structure blocking the gate : family on idle time (vacation)
  • tree visible from the gate : you are on vacation (leisure)
RSfrontier pass, close, relation, connection, barrierimage of a person passing through a gate ; barrier closing off a gate ; barrier connecting both sides of a gate
RSstruggle, fight, compete, contendthrowing with beans to defend the entrance
𨳢interval, space, place, betweenwhen the sun is visible between the gate posts, there's an open space; also or 𨳢 (people walking through an open gate ));
hear, smell, make known, news
  • listen intently with the ear while standing at the gate of their house: news gets spread easily
  • at dusk one has to use his ears much more than in broad daylight
intercalary, extra, surplussurplus of the king visible through the door
dark, dismal, close, shut, stupidsounds at the door at night: a stupid idiot making noises
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