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.


Referenced characters

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RSten thousand, innumerable good luck symbol ; used as simplification of ;
RS𡧪residence, dwelling, home, grave
RS𣂑Chinese peck, liquid measure, dipper, rad. 68grain in a container 𠤎: measure
narrow pass, strategic point, adventureplace surrounded by slopes defended with arrows //
strict, rigorous, rigid, stern𠑊
RS𠥓box, rad. 22a wooden box on it's side 𠥓
RS𠭖𢼿𢽤𢽿𣆸𣪏 𪠬dare, venture, bold, braveRS. two hands holding off an animal that can bite : 𠭖𢽿 dare (holding an animal by the ear )
RS𦰩yellow loam, clay, season, few
RS𧘇clothes, clothing, cover, skin
  • person with spread arms wearing a garment:
  • con.: scarecrow on the fields
; ; (do not confuse with ) ; ; 𧘇: ; : ; :
press, oppress, crush, pressurethe weight of cliffs / and ground crushes everything
RSstream, river, flow, boil flowing river ; ; ; modf. ; al. : ; : ;
RSice, frost, icicles, cold al. 冫 or (modf. ): ( ;
㱿㱿RS㱿殻casing, shell, husk, hull, skinRS. a bell being hit : casing of a cereal that has to be hit in order to open it up; modf. 㱿
RS𠄓𠃕𠛏𣧓administrative division, state, a county, state, prefecture, place surrounded by water, isletislands in water : places where people live
RS𧚝cut out, decrease, judgeclothes cut with crosses 𢦏 in a special form for the judge
RStender, weak, proceed gradually
  • a weak plant standing in the soil must be covered or it dies
  • abbr.
𢦏𢦏RS𢦒𢦔to cut, wound, hurtcross made with a lance
RS𨙻that, those, then (in that case) how can a tender one defeat a fortified city ? that is not obvious; see
RSdog, rad. 94
  • : → or
  • man saying a reasonable thing `
; ;
should, ought to, need, respond to, answer
  • mind ready to respond like a falcon
  • /mind wide 广 open with a attention: ready to respond
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